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BUNZL Purchasing Agent in City of Industry, California


Liberty Safety, a Bunzl company, is seeking a Purchasing Agent for our office in City of Industry, CA. As a leading national safety manufacturer and wholesaler for over 30 years, we are continuing to grow. The Purchasing Agent will support the Director of Purchasing with the coordination of inbound purchase orders from vendors. This position is responsible for all products and vendors assigned to them, as well as the coordination of the transportation of items in a cost-effective and timely manner.

At Bunzl, we know that our employees are our number one asset. We seek to recruit and retain the right people who are passionate about our business, and we provide opportunities for our employees so that they may progress within our company based on their talents, experiences, and their aptitude.


  • Communicate with global manufacturers and suppliers

  • Product selection, development, and sourcing

  • Negotiate price and terms with manufacturers and suppliers

  • Place purchase orders with vendors

  • Monitor inventory levels/inventory control among warehouses

  • New product development/market research


  • High school diploma required; Bachelor's degree preferred

  • Previous experience in safety (PPE) industry strongly preferred

  • Bi-lingual English/Chinese (fluent verbal and written) strongly preferred

  • 3-5 years or more experience in international purchasing, import/export, sourcing, price negotiation

  • Proficient in business negotiations, sales analysis, trend forecasting, and item management

  • Excellent negotiation skills

  • Familiar with ERP systems

  • Computer literate, organized, self-motivated and works well in a team environment

  • Must be able to multi-task and must be detail-oriented

  • Must be a problem solver

Liberty California salary range: $64,480 - $80,000 based on experience, education, and geographic location.

So, what are you waiting for? A new career awaits you with endless opportunities.

Bunzl is a global leader in the Cleaning & Hygiene, Food Processing, Grocery, Health Care, Non-Food Retail, and Safety industries. We have grown both organically and through acquisitions to sales in excess of $10 billion. Bunzl North America is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Bunzl North America owns and operates more than 100 warehouses and serves all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and parts of the Caribbean and Mexico. With more than 5,000 employees and 400,000 plus supplies, Bunzl is regarded as a leading supplier in North America.

Bunzl Distribution offers competitive salaries, a comfortable work environment, and a full range of benefits including a 401k with a company match.

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Bunzl Distribution has a tradition of commitment to equal employment opportunity. It is the established policy to attract and retain the best qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status as provided by law.