Our client is hiring for a Purchasing Agent in Indianapolis, IN. If you are agreat negotiator and communicator then you are the ideal candidate for thisposition. As the purchasing agent you will manage key supplier relationships,establish new relationships, develop innovative approaches to value add, driveannual cost down initiatives, support annual corporate goals, and maintaindeep product/service knowledge.

If this sounds like you, apply today!Your responsibilities will include:

* Negotiating and developing long term contracts together with pricing agreement, and/or service standards in compliance with relative policies and procedures, and state and federal guidelines* Issuing purchase orders as well as investigating finance options* Inventory control methods* Product and supplier performance requirements* Knowledge of insurance, bonding , and medical device taxes* Maintain accurate purchase order delivery dates and notify end users of any delay in delivery* Monitor contract compliance* Develop and manage supplier relationships* Develop, manage, and report metrics and key performance indicators (KPI s) for suppliers and internal processes* Drive continuous improvement and business results through use of lean, six-sigma, data analysis, supply base innovation, business process re-engineering, new technology implementation, and the movement of suppliers to higher value-added positions* Implement sourcing best practices and be instrumental in creating a world-class supply chain organizationYour Qualifications are:* Bachelor s Degree* Three years of experience in purchasing or contracting* Six Sigma certification or at least 3 years in a lean environment* CPM/CPSM certification preferred* Extensive knowledge of basic purchasing principles/practices* Strong analytical skills and attention to detail* Strong multitasking skills* Strong mathematics and analytical skills to strategize pricing, budgets and inventory* Extensive knowledge of cost of goods, pricing trends and indexes, inventory control, reimbursement, and market conditions* Strong written and verbal interpersonal communication and presentation skills and leadership abilities* Extensive experience creating, using and analyzing spreadsheets* Database management skillsIf you are interested in this Temporary Full time Purchasing Agent job inIndianapolis, IN, or others like it, please apply online at

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