Robert Half Finance & Accounting Purchaser in Fort Myers, Florida

Our client, a well established local sub-contractor, has an immediate need for a new Purchaser. The Purchaser will report directly to the Controller, and be responsible for all procurement activities. Candidates for the Purchaser position should have 3+ years of procurement experience, preferably in construction, sub-contracting, or development. Duties include:

  • Verify purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives.

  • Forward available inventory items by verifying stock; scheduling delivery.

  • Prepare purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtaining approval from requisitioning department.

  • Obtain purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders.

  • Verify receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with suppliers.

  • Authorize payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation.

  • Provide purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends.

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Req ID: 01150-0008861760

Functional Role: Purchasing

Country: USA

State: FL

City: Fort Myers

Postal Code: 33908

Compensation: $40,000.00 to $50,000.00 per year

Requirements: Candidates for the Purchasing role will be evaluated first by email. If you are interested in the Purchasing role, please send your resume to Matt at If you already have a previous relationship with robert Half, please contact your recruiter about this position.