Tampa, FL 33614

Posted: 02/01/2019 Industry: Clerical Job Number: 6881

StaffEx is currently looking for a Purchasing Agent for a Lumber Yard Company in the Tampa area. This is a temp to hire position, Monday to Friday from 8am-4: 30pm. The pay rate is $15/hour DOE.

The Purchaser will be assisting the Operations Manager and will be responsible for creating reports, responding to quantity/inventory requests, communicate with vendors regarding confirmations/damages/short slips, maintain back order, and web maintenance.

  • Materials are sold in pieces, lineal feet, square feet, cubic feet etc. Understanding how to convert between the different units is a must.
  • Organize, keeping up with Purchase Orders, both placed and coming
  • Understanding, learning and knowing what Vendors stock and sell what products.
  • Communication with Vendors on a daily basis.
  • Responsive in a timely manner getting information for sales staff and to vendors.
  • Sending and Receiving e-mails with attachments


Extensive knowledge and experience using Excel

2-3 years experience in Purchasing preferred

Strong communication skills, verbal and written

Demonstrated supervisory, organizational and interpersonal ability

Effective problem solving and basic math skills

Ability to pass drug screen

No felonies within past 7 years

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