Randstad Buyer/Purchasing Agent in Cambridge, Massachusetts

Buyer/Purchasing Agent

job details:

  • location:Cambridge, MA

  • salary:$50,000 - $65,000 per year

  • date posted:Monday, January 21, 2019

  • experience:Entry Level

  • job type:Permanent

  • industry:Administrative and Support Services

  • reference:S_724159

  • questions:sarah.cosgrove@randstadusa.com617-227-2090

job description

Buyer/Purchasing Agent

Randstad is working with an up and coming scientific company to fill a Purchasing Coordinator role. This would be a combination of customer support and vendor relations, and also involve quite a bit of back-office purchasing/processing

What's In It For You?

-Get a foot in the door with a rapidly growing company

-EXCELLENT Benefits - medical/dental/401k, competitive holiday and time off

-GREAT location - heart of Cambridge, MA

-Work with alongside a dynamic team - contributors and executives


-Work with current and future vendors, negotiating contracts

-Quality check and process invoices from a variety of vendors

-Liaise with residents and vendors to solve order complications efficiently

-Complete credit applications

-Manage database and e-procurement system

-Collaborate with the finance team on invoicing and documentation

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM


The ideal candidate will have 2-4 years of experience in Purchasing/Procurement, have scientific or industry related work, and be professional, articulate, and mission-driven!

Additional Skills:

-GREAT communication skills

-Ability to read between the lines, see processes that can be improved upon

-Curiosity - want to learn about this industry and environment!




Entry Level



-2-4 years of experience in a professional environment

-1+ year of experience in procurement or purchasing

-Experience with vendor negotiations

If you are interested in this role, please apply directly to this posting or email your resume to Sarah.Cosgrove@randstadusa.com

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