Purchasing Jobs in Pennsylvania

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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Arconic - Lancaster, PA
Preferred Qualifications: Proven leadership in purchasing management Professional certifications Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) is preferred...
2 days ago
Arconic - Lancaster, PA
Preferred Qualifications: Proven leadership in purchasing management Professional certifications Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) is preferred...
2 days ago
Lennar Homes - Wayne, PA
Policies and Procedures throughout the purchasing department Coordinate the use and further development of the automated purchasing system and other systems used within the purchasing department Analyze...
3 days ago
Arconic - United, PA
Preferred Qualifications\: Proven leadership in purchasing management Professional certifications Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) is preferred...
4 days ago
Harrisburg Area Community College - Harrisburg, PA
) Manage all IT related purchases....
12 days ago
Aqua America - Springfield, PA
We have a great opportunity for a Purchasing Agent for our team....
28 days ago
York, PA
Horton, Inc. is currently looking for a Purchasing Agent for their Purchasing Department....
60+ days ago

Demographic Data for Pennsylvania

Moving to Pennsylvania? Find some basic demographic data about Pennsylvania below.


12,702,102
300,497

Purchasing Online Courses and Training Opportunities

Purchase management
For a company to function properly it must have a permanent supply of raw materials and goods; if sourcing is done efficiently, availability for manufacturing and/or sale will be permanent. There...

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...

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Salary for Purchasing Jobs in Pennsylvania

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

$66,870

Licensing / Certification

Required or preferred licenses and certifications for Purchasing positions.

Highest Education Level

Purchasings in Pennsylvania offer the following education background
  • Bachelor's Degree (42.4%)
  • Master's Degree (15.6%)
  • High School or GED (13.4%)
  • Associate's Degree (12.0%)
  • Vocational or Certification (11.8%)
  • Some College (3.2%)
  • 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 in Pennsylvania
  • 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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