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Purchasing Agent

Oak Grove, OR 97267

Industry: Operations/Administrative Job Number: 78859

Job Description

Opti Staffing is hiring!

Position: Purchasing Agent
Pay: $25.00 an hour
Location: Oak Grove, Oregon
Company: Manufacturing Company


Position Summary: Coordinates activities involved with procuring goods and services such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, and advertising, for organization by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
  • Reviews requisitions.
  • Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
  • Selects products for purchase by testing, observing, or examining items.
  • Estimates values according to knowledge of market price.
  • Determines method of procurement such as direct purchase or bid.
  • Prepares purchase orders or bid requests.
  • Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority.
  • Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action.
  • Approves invoices for payment.
  • Expedites delivery of goods to users.

  • Must have experience with Purchasing in the Manufacturing Industry! Working with Mechanical parts (motors, electrical switches, etc.)
  • Must have worked with an ERP system of some sort!
  • Must have strong Mathematical, Reasoning ability, Organizational skills, and computer skills
  • Four-year college degree or university program certificate; OR 5 years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
  • Analytical Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data.
  • Design Generates creative solutions; Demonstrates attention to detail.

Key Words to relate to this position:

Problem Solving, Technical Skills, Customer Service, Interpersonal Skills, Oral Communication, Written Communication, Teamwork, Visionary Leadership, Change Management, Leadership, Quality Management, Business Acumen, Cost Conscious, Diversity, Ethics, Organizational Support, Strategic Thinking, Judgment, Planning/Organizing, Professionalism, Safety and Security, Adaptability, Punctual, Dependable, Initiative, Innovation.


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If you are interested in this position, we want to hear from YOU - Please send your resume to:
Direct Line: 503.595.8987 Hannah- [email protected]

Direct Line: 503.595.8986 Alisa: [email protected]

Meet Your Recruiter

Hannah Mayo
Operations Recruiter

Hey ya’ll, I’m Hannah! I’m an Operations Recruiter here at the Portland branch! I’m Cali Bay Area native, born and raised.. and now loving my new life as a Portland Resident! I’m very compassionate about helping people and animals and always the type to go with the flow of things and strongly believe in the law of attraction--the thoughts and actions you put out in the universe will come right back! I like to meditate and connect with my mind, body, spirit, and nature. I love working here at Opti, especially love my coworkers and the chill atmosphere we have here!

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