Purchasing Agent (Finance)

  • Location
    Dublin, California
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Salary
    $ 25 - $ 28 / Hour
  • Category
    Office, Clerical & Administrative - Administrative Assistant

Adecco is assisting a local client in recruiting for a detail-oriented Purchasing Agent in Dublin. This is a long-term temporary opportunity in a corporate setting that will give you valuable experience to enhance your career. Successful candidates must have excellent verbal skills, be reliable and able to provide outstanding customer service. If you meet the qualifications listed below please Apply Now!



The Purchasing Agent is responsible for the procurement process, execution and management of purchase orders, invoice reconciliation, order tracking, business partner follow ups, and data integrity of all supply catalogs. This individual will also source new supply items when needed, negotiate cost reductions on existing products and services. The candidate must be detail oriented, self-sufficient, dependable, timely, experienced in use of MS Office particularly Excel spreadsheets, and can effectively function in a high paced environment. 


ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:                                                                                      

  • Maintain all day to day responsibilities including purchase order execution, expense control, manage vendor inventory, and AP reconciliation.
  • Maintain data integrity of all supply items to ensure supply catalogs are up to date with contracted pricing, specifications, lead time, and descriptions. Maintain current vendor lists.
  • Assist with purchasing projects as requested.
  • Respond ad hoc to all inquiries and requests from assigned business partners. Complete special projects as assigned.    
  • Work to develop best practices on process, execute tasks related to projects and time sensitive requests.
  • Responsible for producing activity reports such as spend recaps, vendor back orders, usages and forecasts.
  • Conduct field calls to seek feedback on purchasing improvements and build execution plans



  • Communication
  • Initiative
  • Business Acumen
  • Drives Results
  • Collaboration
  • Planning and Organizing



  • Excellent communication, organizational and budgeting skills
  • 2-3 years purchasing experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft office.
  • Detail oriented with a strong emphasis on accuracy and timelines.
  • Outstanding communication skills.
  • Build relationships with a wide variety of internal contacts.






Adecco provides one of the most comprehensive benefits package in the industry to contract workers. Benefits are available to you as a contractor after one week of employment.

Click on Apply Now to be considered for this Purchasing Agent position in Dublin or any related opportunities with Adecco.



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