purchasing agent

  

Definition

Administrator who assists in selection and purchase of goods and services by gathering and screening information about products, prices, and suppliers. He or she may also solicit bids from vendors and make awards of purchasing contracts.

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  • Our local purchasing agent will help you to attain the goods you need at an affordable rate unmatched by other staffing agencies.

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  • You should be in tight with a purchasing agent that can let you know when there is a good deal to be had.

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  • The purchasing agent would be by soon and he would be buying a whole lot of different items from us.

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