• Business and Operations Support
  • Purchasing Agent
  • NOC #12102

Purchasing Agent

Job Overview

Purchasing agents are essential for securing the materials, equipment, and services needed for energy project planning construction, operations and management. They excel in procurement by ensuring the right quantity, quality, price, and availability for wide variety of goods and services needed across a company’s business. They working collaboratively with supply chain management groups to support specific business areas or projects. Purchasing agents develop, plan and manage a company’s procurement process. They negotiate and draft contracts or agreements for needed supplies to ensure defined delivery schedules to support business operations.

As they advance in their career, their role shifts from routine procurement to strategic decision-making, including sourcing choices and policy development. They are adept negotiators who draft contracts, manage schedules, and maintain a keen eye for quality assurance, guaranteeing that supplies meet organizational standards.

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