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Procurement Specialist - Purchasing Assistant

Start Date: Immediate
Employment Type: Permanent/Full Time

Procurement Specialist - Purchasing Assistant

Our organization is seeking a Purchasing Assistant to help maintain our inventory levels, procure material for work in progress, administer our sub contracts and work closely with our engineering and project management staff. The Purchasing Assistant will be responsible for learning company purchasing policies and procedures and maintaining material flow required for effective company operation and timely project completion. The successful candidate will also be charged with conducting regular cost comparisons to ensure that the company is always getting the best price for each product that is purchased.


Responsibilities Include

  • Maintain strong working relationships with our vendors
  • Review purchasing agreements with vendors and maintain open lines of communications with those vendors
  • Develop an active process for measuring supply inventory and determining purchasing needs based on quarterly and annual review
  • Serve as an inside sales resource for our replacement parts business
  • Keep subcontracts up to date and accurate
  • Compare product deliveries with issued purchase orders and contact vendors when there are discrepancies

Required Skills

  • High school diploma/GED required (Associate degree or higher preferred)
  • Microsoft Office skills and competency
  • 3+ years’ experience in a purchasing role
  • Excellent communication and negotiation skills
  • Proven history of effective supply management
  • Ability to work with a diverse group of engineers and project managers
  • Able to create and administer a task priority list based on company needs

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