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Purchasing Assistant

Columbia Heights
Posted 3 months ago

Position Summary

The Purchasing Assistant coordinates purchasing of all manufacturing supplies and works closely with the Supply Chain Manager to assure timely and efficient arrival of material to successfully delivery product to end customers.

Key Responsibilities

‘ Will be ordering material, confirming material orders, running reports, doing returns, and expediting material.

‘ Will work directly with suppliers through emails and phone calls to maximize on time delivery of parts for production.

‘ Clearly communicates urgent situations and prevents lost time through the production process. Emphasizes expediency and productivity in communications.

‘ Support visibility of information required by Project Managers and VP Production.

‘ Completes all other work-related duties as assigned

‘ Must be able to work with a team, but also be willing to self-start and problem solve

‘ Must be able to multitask

Qualifications/ Requirements

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each key responsibility satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

‘ Has developed good communication skills (verbal & written) to facilitate an effective working relationship with suppliers, customers, and coworkers.

‘ Demonstrates advanced proofreading, spelling, and grammar skills for use in company correspondence.

‘ Experience working independently under pressure with multiple deadlines.

‘ Demonstrates the ability to manage time effectively, prioritize work and complete paperwork accurately.

‘ Have good reading, listening, and comprehension skills and knows how to apply those skills to the learning of processes, procedures, and equipment.

‘ 1 to 3 years of experience in a related field is preferred but not required


Job Features

Job CategoryProfessional
Job Number:TBD

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