A large publicly traded company and one of Los Angeles' premier employers is looking to hire a Purchasing Agent who has experience with executing purchase orders and creating and editing contracts.
Position responsibilities are primarily tactical and include date changes, change orders and adding funds to existing Agreements. Other responsibilities include:
Maintains emphasis on reliable and efficient suppliers, lowest overall cost, optimum quality and availability, and significant contribution to the Supplier Diversity (WMDVBE) goals.
Maintains records to demonstrate that proper protocol was followed in the sourcing and contracting processes and in the implementation of the supplier relationship.
Performs other duties as assigned
Requires high school diploma or GED
A minimum of 3 years supply management experience.
A valid California driver's license is required.
Knowledge and application of contracting and supply management principles.
Working knowledge of contract management.
Requires working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Excel applications.
A bachelor's degree in Purchasing, Supply Chain or related field.
A Master’s Degree in Business Administration, or other advanced academic degrees or training is highly
Materials and/or services purchasing experience and has successfully completed purchases over $1,000,000, and/or 2 - 4 years of experience in specific service and/or material expertise.
Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) designation or similar professional certification in Supply Management
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or status as a protected veteran.