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Robert Half International Purchasing Specialist in San Diego, California


The Purchasing Specialist will be responsible for purchasing supplies of direct and indirect materials as well as recording of inventory transactions. The purchasing agent will work with vendors to ensure on-time delivery and order accuracy.

Initiates purchase orders for parts, services and/or special tools

Responsible for new items/vendor set-up and maintaining accurate item/vendor data, including pricing in Oracle Retail Systems

Review and monitor purchase requisitions

Review past due purchase orders, expedite as needed, and communicate timely updates to the production team

Review and monitor supplier on-time performance

Manage supplier communication

Small-scale project management


3+ years of experience in a Purchasing role

Intermediate experience using Excel including formulas and pivot tables.

Positive personality that is committed to help/support others on the team

Proven experience as a purchasing agent or relevant role

Strong written and verbal communication skills

Highly detail oriented, accurate and organized

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. From accounting clerks and bookeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we provide you with access to exciting career opportunities. Our personalized approach, innovative matching technology and global network with local market expertise help you find the legal opportunities that match your skills and priorities — fast. By working with us, you have access to challenging opportunities, competitive compensation and benefits, and training to enhance your skill sets.

From philanthropy to environmental stewardship to employee programs, Robert Half is proud to have an active role in the communities in which we live and work. Our company has appeared on FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” list every year since 1998.

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Salary: $22.00 - $28.00 / Hourly

Location: San Diego, CA

Date Posted: October 15, 2020

Employment Type: Temp to Hire

Job Reference: 00400-9502726687

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance