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Purchasing in Somerset, NJ at Accounting Now

Date Posted: 9/29/2023

Job Snapshot

Job Description

SNI has built long-standing relationships with clients and candidates in our local markets for more than 20 years. We serve a diverse range of clients from startups and private equity firms to Fortune 100 companies. Our targeted recruiting approach allows us to successfully focus on a wide range of industry specialties. Our strong national network can deliver exceptional talent and career opportunities from major metro areas to remote locations where recruiting can be a unique challenge.

We have an opening for an experienced Purchasing Agent:

Job Duties
  • Prepare purchase orders in line with final negotiations with selected or preferred suppliers and in line with organizational targets and requirements and make any adjustments, updates, cancellations to these documents
  • Examines and analyzes departmental purchase requisitions for completeness and accuracy of information; contact department or initiator to clarify or complete information, determines method to process a requisition based on dollar amount, timeliness required, existing open contracts, and/or competitive bidding.
  • Follows up and monitor purchase orders to maintain the integrity of the schedule and verify pricing & delivery dates match the order confirmation.
  • Promotes communication across departments to identify and drive toward common policies and best practices to achieve cost reductions.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred in finance, supply chain management or other related fields
  • 3+ years of related procurement experience including purchasing, and bids negotiation, supplier relationships
  • Exhibits excellent customer service skills and behaviors toward internal and external customers and co-workers
  • Ability to act independently to determine methods and procedures on new assignments
Why do people like working with SNI companies
  • We listen to our employees, and only place you where you want to work.
  • Most of our clients look to hire our teams within 3 months
  • We compensate our employees to care! If you don’t care, you can’t be successful
The staffing and recruiting specialists at SNI are experts in connecting the right people with the right positions. From full-time career opportunities to project or contract assignments, we place talented professionals in technology, financial, accounting, banking, legal, and administrative/operational support positions with leading employers all over the country.