Purchasing Assistant





Provides broad support for purchasing team. This person will spend a good amount of time analyzing the usage and needs of parts and materials for production, generating purchase orders, performing various data entry functions, as well as corresponding with vendors and providing general support to the purchasing department.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:
The essential duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to the following:
Review of production shortages
All necessary follow-up on shortages and supply issues
Review & analyze daily reorder report with recommendation on order quantities.
Create and submit new purchase orders.
Review/approve purchase order confirmations from vendors.
Review & follow-up on all orders, ensuring timely deliveries.
Vendor communication
Special projects as assigned.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:
High school diploma or equivalent minimum
Previous office/administrative experience required with purchasing/inventory experience a plus.
Proven attention to detail and data entry accuracy
Ability to analyze inventory and order lead times.
Competent with Microsoft Office programs, especially Excel

JOB TYPE:
Full-Time

SCHEDULE:
Monday – Thursday 7am-5pm with an hour unpaid lunch & Fridays 8am-12pm

COMPENSATION:
$16.00 to $19.00 /hour depending on experience