205295 - Purchasing Agent
Temp to Hire
Chipton Ross is seeking a Purchasing Agent for a temp to hire position in Milledgeville, GA

Purchasing 2 Principal Accountabilities:
" Compiles and analyzes statistical data to determine feasibility of buying products and to establish price objectives.
" Monitors performance of suppliers.
" Compiles information to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes.
" Evaluates areas of opportunity to leverage material acquisitions.
" Tracks data to keep informed on price trends and manufacturing processes.
" Negotiates with suppliers and analyzes suppliers' operations to determine factors that affect prices and to determine lowest cost consistent with quality, reliability, and ability to meet required schedules.
" Reviews proposals, negotiates prices, selects or recommends suppliers, analyzes trends, follows up orders placed, verifies delivery, approves payment, and maintains necessary records.
" May prepare request for proposals (RFP) and bid packages.

Experience and Education Requisites:
" Bachelor's Degree or equivalent and 3+ years of related experience.

Work Schedule
1st Shift, 5/40 Schedule

Employment will be contingent on clearing a drug screen and background check. Both must clear prior to start date.

Silmese Graves
11832 Fishing Point Drive, Suite 100
Newport News, VA 23606

Phone: (757) 595-0005 x261 or (877) 244-5418 x261

Candidates responding to this posting must currently possess the eligibility to work in the United States. No third parties please.

Employment will be contingent on candidate clearing pre-employment drug screen and background check.

Chipton-Ross provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, creed, religion, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity and/or expression, protected veteran status, genetic information, or any other characteristic protected by Federal, State or local law. This policy governs all areas of employment at Chipton-Ross, including recruiting, hiring, training, assignment, promotions, compensation, benefits, discipline, and terminations.