Government Scientific Source Inc, GSS, a small-business distributor of scientific instruments and laboratory equipment to the Federal Government, is seeking a Purchasing Agent. This is an entry level position that involves preparing purchase orders, conferring with vendors to obtain product or service information. An ideal candidate must be detail-oriented and able to work independently. Job Duties: Prepare purchasing orders. Place high volume orders via fax and emails. Confers with vendors and Sale teams to obtain product or service information such as prices, availability, back order, and delivery schedule. Expedites and confirms receipt of purchase orders. Enter all confirmations into Navision. Perform other job-related duties as assigned. Job Requirements: Great communication skills and attention to details. Ability to multi-task. Ability to prioritize tasks with emphasis on time management. Proficient in the use of Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, and Navision. Hiring Location: Reston, VA GSS offers excellent benefits including health insurance, FSA/DCA, 100% company paid life and disability insurance, 401(k), profit sharing, PTO, tuition reimbursement, flexible schedule, onsite fitness room and more! It is the policy of GSS to provide equal employment opportunity (EEO) to all persons regardless of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law. Additionally, GSS will provide reasonable accommodations to qualified individuals with disabilities, provided that such accommodation does not constitute an undue hardship on GSS. Email resume and salary requirements to HR@govsci.com.