Purchasing Jobs

Responsible for buying the goods or services a company needs in order to function. Purchasing personnel aim to buy the highest quality equipment or services for the lowest price. They evaluate suppliers according to cost, product quality, and delivery speed. They negotiate agreements with the vendors that offer the materials or services that best suit company needs for the greatest value.

Purchasing employees are also responsible for material use within the company. They take inventories, keep records of product performance, and make note of the frequency and volume of supply deliveries. They may also establish budgets to help reduce internal spending and waste of resources.

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Vancouver, WA
Job Summary: Fabrication Company seeking a Structural Steel Purchasing Agent, responsible for the review and analysis of material take-offs....
3 days ago
Taylor Morrison, Inc. - Sarasota, FL
Job Description Summary As a Senior Purchasing Agent working for Taylor Morrison you will be responsible for entering into negotiations with suppliers by reviewing terms and conditions, establishing...
3 days ago
Toll Brothers - Novi, MI
offs for this "unbundling" strategy Review and monitor EPOs/Custom Option costs in the division Ensure vigilant contract maintenance to cut down on EPO spend Work closely with division Controller and...
2 days ago
Lennar - Houston, TX
department Provides administrative assistance to Purchasing Agents and Purchasing Management Processes and monitors paperwork, including but not limited to contracts, amendments, purchase and change...
1 day ago
Century Communities - Phoenix, AZ
As the Director of Purchasing with Century Communities, you will be responsible for establishing local processes for bidding, bid analysis, and contract negotiation....
6 hours ago
Taylor Morrison - Sarasota, FL
As a Senior Purchasing Agent working for Taylor Morrison you will be responsible for entering into negotiations with suppliers by reviewing terms and conditions, establishing pricing, contract formulation...
3 days ago
Premier Hospitality Management, Inc. - Dallas, TX
Knowledge of Hilton, Marriott and/or IHG preferred Knowledge of CAD Purchasing Agent Job Responsibilities Efficient and timely report generation The Purchasing Agent will source products, materials...
3 days ago
Kansas State University - Manhattan, KS
appropriate procedures for the purchase of goods and services Finalize construction project contracts bid by the State of Kansas Procurement and Contract Office and subsequent change orders CONTRACT...
3 days ago
Oakland, CA
We are seeking a purchasing manager for a full time position at our rapidly expanding business. Experience with construction/building materials required....
2 days ago
Phoenix, AZ
Additional Skills Purchasing, purchaser, construction, builders, excel...
1 day ago
DRB Group - Rockville, MD
Generates and manages POs due to Change Orders Process and Generate BuildPro EPOs Process and Generate Zero Dollar POs Manage PO vendor questions and issues Manage Production Invoice vendor questions...
3 days ago
Tri Pointe Homes - Denver, CO
Understand and train team on how to calculate appropriate take-offs, unit costs, unbundle items/costs and estimating skills....
3 days ago
Tri Pointe Homes - Scottsdale, AZ
Manage construction costs through effective bidding and negotiating of community specifications with trade partners....
3 days ago
Lennar - Corona, CA
Perform all other duties as assigned Qualifications EDUCATION AND ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS: Five (5) years, minimum, residential construction experience in field operations, purchasing or construction...
3 days ago
Michael Page - Austin, TX
Supervising bidding for on and off-site construction Analyze contract scope of work (including take-offs) Negotiate and question pricing Profile The successful Purchasing Coordinator must have a significant...
2 days ago

Purchasing Online Courses and Training Opportunities

iOS App Store & In-App Purchases
This course teaches basics of monetization on iOS, starting with in-app ads and then moving to in-app purchases. You will learn more advanced in-app purchase integrations, and you'll make both...

SAP Purchase Order
Purchase Order Flow.Transaction Codes for Purchase Order Different Operation with SAP Purchase Order A purchase order consists of a document header and a number of items.The information shown in...

Asset Purchase Agreement
This course is about the acquisition of a business unit. Our negotiation team will represent a potential Buyer, which is a medium sized Company in Finland. We will discuss the possibility of...

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Salary for Purchasing Jobs in Washington

This is the average annual salary for Purchasing jobs in Washington as reported by the BLS.

$66,870

Highest Education Level

Purchasings offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (42.5%)
  • Master's Degree (15.4%)
  • High School or GED (13.6%)
  • Associate's Degree (11.9%)
  • Vocational or Certification (11.8%)
  • Some College (3.3%)
  • Doctorate Degree (1.2%)
  • Some High School (0.4%)

Average Work Experience

Here's a breakdown of the number of years' experience offered by Purchasings
  • 2-4 years (30.0%)
  • 1-2 years (25.0%)
  • 4-6 years (20.0%)
  • 10+ years (10.0%)
  • 6-8 years (5.0%)
  • 8-10 years (5.0%)
  • None (5.0%)

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