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Robert Half International Buyer in Apple Valley, Minnesota


Accountemps is seeking a driven and detail-oriented Buyer to be responsible for selecting and purchasing quality products for our business. Your responsibilities will include processing purchase orders, negotiating with suppliers, tracking orders, creating and maintaining an inventory, quality assurance and liaising with inventory teams and management. The buyer will work with staff across departments to forecast the needs of the business and make purchase decisions based on demand.

The Buyer should be analytically minded and possess excellent negotiating skills to secure the best prices according to budget. Knowledge of sales and marketing principles is advantageous.

Buyer Responsibilities:

  • Research, select and purchase quality products and materials.

  • Build relationships with suppliers and negotiate with them for the best pricing.

  • Process requisitions and update management on status of orders.

  • Update inventory and ensure that stock levels are kept at appropriate levels.

  • Arrange transport of goods and track orders to ensure timely delivery.

  • Analyze market trends and apply this knowledge to make insightful buying decisions.

  • Coordinate with inventory team, management, and stockroom as required.

  • Assess quality of stock received and escalate any discrepancies to suppliers and management.


  • Bachelor's Degree in relevant field is preferred.

  • Relevant experience preferred.

  • Excellent computer skills (Excel, Microsoft Word, PowerPoint).

  • Proficient in appropriate software.

  • Critical thinking and negotiation skills.

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

  • Occasional domestic and/or international travel.

If you are interested please apply today for immediate consideration and call to go over further details at 952-882-9919.

Accountemps, a Robert Half Company, matches skilled accounting and finance professionals with remote or on-site jobs on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our experienced staffing professionals can promote you to employers and advocate on your behalf. We provide access to top jobs, competitive compensation and benefits, and free online training. For more opportunities, get the Robert Half app and receive instant notifications when our AI matches your skills and experience with jobs.

When you work with us, you’re working with the best. Robert Half has been recognized as one of FORTUNE’s “Most Admired Companies” every year since 1998 and was named to Forbes’ inaugural list of America’s Best Temporary Staffing Firms.

Questions? Call your local office at 1.888.490.3195. All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to temporary professionals. Visit https://roberthalf.gobenefits.net/ for more information.

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Salary: $25.00 - $30.00 / Hourly

Location: Apple Valley, MN

Date Posted: February 5, 2021

Employment Type: Temporary

Job Reference: 02360-9502845691

Staffing Area: Temporary Accounting u0026 Finance