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Buyer | Purchasing


Posted: 09/14/2018 Industry: Clerical Job Number: 180262

Do you have strong organizational skills and purchasing experience? AtWork Personnel Services in Rogersville is currently  recruiting  for Buyer | Purchasing position!

For more information on this or other opportunities, text ATWORK to 25000.

Duties and Responsibilites for Buyer | Purchasing:
  • Procure non-production materials after soliciting competitive quotations, analyzing quotations, negotiating with suppliers, and reviewing purchase requisitions and inventory re-order reports.
  • Initiate and track cost reductions (CIS), cost avoidance, cost recovery through competitive bidding, negotiation, Corporate Commodity projects implementation, alternate materials, design changes, value analysis, transportation methods, etc.
  • Analyzes, processes and prepares routing documents and reports to enhance buying decisions, take appropriate action and provide needed inputs from assigned responsibilities.
  • Communicates, leads and maintains good rapport with suppliers, manufacturing plants and internal departments through meetings, correspondence, personal contact and telephone.
  • Direct Hire Position
  • Pay rate BOE

Requirements and Education  for Buyer | Purchasing:

Qualified candidates must have a Bachelor's Degree in Business, Sales or related field, with a minimum of 3 years' purchasing experience. Versatile, organized, courteous, motivated and able to multi-task. Must have a high level of professionalism. Confidentiality is crucial to this role. Candidates must have strong written and verbal communication skills, negotiation skills, strong Microsoft Office, Word, Excel, Power Point, Electronic Data Management skills and organizational skills. SAP experience preferred.

Please apply by clicking the link below, then call AtWork Personnel in Rogersville (423) 272-8115.



Michelle Lawson

Michelle has been working with AtWork since February 2012. She started as a Staffing Coordinator, was promoted to Staffing Manager in August 2012, then to Senior Staffing Manager for our Rogersville office in September 2015. Michelle has staffed for and worked closely with all of our Rogersville clients, and is a member of the Hawkins County Personnel Association.
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