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Robert Half International Purchaser in EAST CHICAGO, Indiana


A Robert Half client located in Northwest Indiana is immediately seeking a Purchasing Agent. The Purchasing Agent will report directly to the Director of Procurement. The Purchasing Agent will be responsible for the following -

  • Manage the operational and tactical procurement of heavy equipment parts and services for multiple locations

  • Identify local savings opportunities and ensure savings are reported as required, and according to company guidelines

  • Implement procurement strategies in close cooperation with Sourcing Managers and business.

  • Initiate and support the RFP process locally

  • Ensure the national categories are executed and where compliance is an issue, find and eliminate root causes

  • Manage BPA?s in an ERP system. This includes identifying parts that need to be added

  • Review open material requirements, monitor vendor performance, and expedite when necessary. Ensure problems related to delivery, quality, or pricing are promptly conveyed to the supplier and resolved in a timely manner.

  • Perform various routine administrative duties, such as preparation of correspondence and reports

If you are interested in the Purchasing Agent role, please email your resume to James.Hofbauer@RobertHalf.Com. Please be sure to put "Purchasing Agent - East Chicago" in the subject line.



Robert Half Finance & Accounting, the world's leader in specialized financial staffing, provides exciting full-time opportunities in the areas of accounting, bookkeeping, finance, audit, taxation and more. We pioneered the professional staffing industry, and we've been successfully matching professionals with employers since 1948. Our proven proprietary processes, along with our relationships in 325 locations worldwide, allow us to provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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Salary: $55000 - 75000/year


Date Posted: April 18, 2019

Employment Type: Permanent

Job Reference: 01380-0010795965

Staffing Area: Full-Time Accounting & Finance