7 days old
  • Job Code
Job Opening - Purchasing Agent - Lancaster, PA

Purchasing Agent

job description

Contract position: Engineering & Construction client is looking for a Project Purchaser/Procurement Specialist for a long term Contract assignment in Lancaster, PA. You need 3+ years direct purchasing experience supporting industrial or heavy industrial engineering or construction projects. Specific experience on electric utility transmission & distribution line projects is a PLUS. ** Hourly rate is commensurate with experience & education **

Responsibilities for the Purchasing Agent

  • Perform commercial bid evaluations of supplier proposals & coordinate technical evaluations and recommendations to Procurement Manager
  • Route Bid List Approval Letter to appropriate signers
  • Create Stage 1 Approval Document and route for signature
  • Draft email communications informing bidders of upcoming RFP projects
  • Create and coordinate NDA's between vendor and client for upcoming RFP's
  • Coordinate Intent to Bid forms on RFP projects
  • Create and send Addendum's on RFP projects and then coordinate Addendum Acknowledgment forms
  • Process Change Orders and track approvals
  • Process Job Start forms into Requisition and route for approval
  • Electronically file Contract documents in Asset Suite to ensure Policy Compliance
  • Assist with Vendor Evaluation Analysis
  • Track critical path material and coordinate with third party material supplier

Requirements for the Purchasing Agent

  • You need 3-7 years experience as a Project Buyer/Purchaser or Procurement Specialist supporting engineering or construction projects
  • Client prefers candidates with experience in claims management
  • Client prefers candidate with a audit mindset to ensure documentation accuracy
  • Client prefers candidates with strong negotiation skills
  • You need experience with change order processing on engineering or construction projects
  • We are looking for someone local to Lancaster, PA
  • You need a BA or BS degree or applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement


  • PTO
  • Medical, Dental and Vision


Featured Jobs

Career News

Before you go...

Our free job seeker tools include alerts for new jobs, saving your favorites, optimized job matching, and more! Just enter your email below.

Share this job:

Purchasing Agent

Randstad Engineering
Lancaster, PA

Share this job

Purchasing Agent

Randstad Engineering
Lancaster, PA

Separate email addresses with commas

Enter valid email address for sender.

Join us to start saving your Favorite Jobs!

Sign In Create Account
th -
Overall Rating: /199
Median Salary:

Work Environment
Powered ByCareerCast