Purchasing Agents

A qualified purchasing agent can oversee and ensure the use of standard purchasing practices for procurement. Our knowledgeable  purchasing agents are responsible for:

  • Ensuring purchase orders (PO’s) are requisitioned and approved.
  • Developing PO’s per company policy for material purchases, services contracts including professional and environmental, construction, rentals, and equipment as required.
  • Utilizing existing templates for consistency in purchase order and contract language.
  • Developing and sourcing suppliers to meet cost, quality and performance objectives.
  • Preparing Bid Packages and soliciting proposals from suppliers, coordinating evaluation and selection with company representatives.
  • Maintaining records for purchase orders, contracts and suppliers.


QAE can provide expeditors to ensure your project stays on schedule. Our experienced expeditors are are responsible for:

  • Contacting suppliers to ensure that all purchase orders were received and will be shipped on time
  • Maintain constant contact with vendors and shipping companies while deliveries are in transit
  • Notify team members in a timely manner of any delays
  • Work with vendors to solve any issues that could cause potentially delays
  • Provide clients with status of orders and deliveries
  • Additional administrative duties as requested/required