Robert Half, a specialized staffing agency, is currently seeking a Purchasing Specialist. We are looking for candidates with outstanding customer service skills with a background in manufacturing for a Purchasing Specialist positions with one of its Fortune 500 clients, located in Southern Pines, NC. This role will purchase machinery, equipment, etc., necessary for the operation of an establishment. You will be buying goods and services or use by the company or organization. Responsibilities: - Purchase the highest quality merchandise at the lowest possible price and in the correct amounts. - Prepare purchase orders and review requisitions for goods and services. - Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time. - Resolve problems related to undelivered goods.