Purchasing Agent


Rochester, NY

Industry: Manufacturing


8 - 10 years

Posted 26 days ago

  by    George Coccas


Growing Manufacturing firm in the Buffalo, NY has a need for a Purchasing Agent. This is a full time position with a full benefits package. If interested please email your resume to us.


General Job duties include, but are not limited to:

  1. Management and sourcing of following spend area's: - Strategic and not strategic raw materials - Packaging - Subcontractors / 3rd party production and/or storage - Trading business - Investments - New equipment and replacement of equipment - MRO-services and materials - Services facility, HR, IT and EHSQ - Insurances - Maintenance & Engineering service providers - Utilities (gas & electricity
  2. Management and Sourcing of Logistic Service Providers (LSP's) for packed, bulked and maritime transport
  3. Procurement of all above mentioned spend area's

Performance Measurements:

  1. ­Budget
  2. Spend
  3. Objectives including cost reduction, reliability of supply and quality



  • Education: B.S. in Engineering, Economics, Business, or equivalent
  • Required Knowledge: SAP MM basic knowledge
  • Experience Needed: Min. 7 years' experience in a medium size production company, preferably in chemical industry
  • Skills and Abilities: Ability to understand and interpreting complex market situations.
$100K - $110K