Purchasing Agent in Huntington Beach, CA at Nelson

Date Posted: 12/3/2019

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Job Number: 2143273

Purchasing Agent


Westminster, CA

About our client: An international manufacturer of a variety of products who has been in business for over 40 years is looking for a dependable purchasing agent to join their team.


  • Control inventory levels of stock items
  • Assist with disposal of surplus materials or scrap products
  • Approve purchasing contracts
  • Help to determine and implement purchasing procedures/strategies and sequence of operations within department to optimize workflow
  • Notify supervisor or manager of safety hazards
  • Craft negotiation strategies and close deals with optimal teams
  • Analyze market and delivery systems in order to assess present and future material availability
  • Ability to purchase large or complex items
  • Initiate purchase of stock and non-stock items as required
  • Reviews market, price, delivery, delivery conditions, and trends to determine present and future material availability
  • Deal directly with supplier when variations arise in delivery, quality, price, or conditions of sale
  • Perform ad hoc tasks as requested


  • Bachelors' degree in supply chain management, logistics, or Business Administration or other related work experience
  • Microsoft/Dynamics, Navision experience
  • Detail oriented with good time management skills


About Nelson:

For more than 45 years, we've been passionate about helping people find jobs they love - rewarding jobs that further career goals. At Nelson, we partner with companies that have outstanding reputations. Working with innovative startups to Fortune 500 companies, our skilled recruiters have access to opportunities beyond what you can find on your own. With Nelson, you'll get the most out of your career. Together, we'll set career goals and find you a position where your skills shine. For a full listing of jobs, go to: www.nelsonjobs.com http://www.nelsonjobs.com/ and click "Find Work."