E-mail your resume and salary requirements to email@example.com for more information! Title: Purchasing Agent Job Summary Estimate bill of materials and perform job costing for custom sign product. Essential Functions Assist Sales and Project Management in providing them cost estimates in a timely manner. Strategically source manufacturing to balance optimum cost with customer timelines. Negotiate labor and manufacturing costs with Field Partners and Manufacturing Partners. Resolve manufacturing partner and field partner problems to reach an equitable outcome. Back up to buyer position ensuring that materials, equipment and supplies are ordered and delivered in a timely manner. Assist Cost Management Group with special projects as requested. Additional Duties and Responsibilities General Department support Handle multiple tasks or projects simultaneously Problem-solving, research, quality control of activities described above Willingness to assist others within the department to ensure all work is completed in a timely manner Job Specifications Skills Computer Skills – Microsoft Office Suite (Access, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, Word). Experience with estimating bill of materials and job costing in a custom manufacturing environment Ability to prioritize jobs based on urgency, customer expectations, importance Customer service skills Organization and Planning Good communication skills Flexibility Team Orientation Decision Making and Problem Solving Skills Sign Knowledge Ability to complete tasks in an unsupervised environment Education, experience, certifications High-school graduate Physical and Mental Demands Able to lift 50lbs. Able to spend prolonged hours in front of a computer.