Purchasing Agent

Cary, North Carolina, United States

Overview

For over 25 years, Epic Games has been making award winning games and game engine technology that empowers others to make visually stunning games and 3D content that brings environments to life like never before. Epic’s award-winning Unreal Engine technology not only provides game developers the ability to build high-fidelity, interactive experiences for PC, console, mobile, and VR, it is also a tool being embraced by content creators across a variety of industries such as media and entertainment, automotive, and architectural design.  As we continue to build our Engine technology and develop remarkable games, we strive to build teams of world-class talent.

 

Epic Games is looking for a full-time Purchasing Agent.  The person in this role will be a strong communicator with excellent negotiation skills and able to work in a fast-paced environment. You’ll support the organization’s purchasing processes and will ideally be passionate about taking a hands-on role of sourcing new vendors and negotiating the best deals possible.  If you are a born negotiator, enjoy a mix of getting your hands dirty and overseeing purchasing policies globally, and have a passion for technology we’d like to hear from you.  

The person in this role will be responsible for the following:

  • Supporting the organization's purchasing requirements
  • Supporting the development and implementation of purchasing processes (both systems and controls) for the organization globally
  • Evaluating vendors and establishing new partnerships where needed
  • Working across disciplines to provide the highest level of service possible to internal customers      
  • Understanding and communicating the time/cost/value continuum to internal customers as necessar
  • Interacting across multiple disciplines and teams



The ideal candidate will have a mix of the qualifications below:

  • You have knowledge of technology and have experience working in an environment where you are involved with purchasing a lot of hardware and software products and be able to stay up to date with technology trends
  • You’ll have experience working independently to accomplish the purchasing goals of an organization
  • You have working knowledge of purchase orders, general ledger and how the purchasing process integrates within an organization’s ERP system
  • You have experience working in a mid-sized, global organization and ideally in a larger corporate environment
  • You are personable and enjoy coming up with creative, efficient ways to acquire things with a values driven mentality



If you enjoy getting your hands dirty, working with teams across the entire organization and finding the best value possible in a purchasing environment, then please submit your resume and we’ll be in touch soon.

This is going to be Epic!


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