• Location
    Port Washington, New York
  • Job type
  • Salary
    $ 15 - $ 17 / Hour
  • Category
    Office, Clerical & Administrative - Buyer / Purchasing

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an exciting Buyer/CSR role in Port Washington, NY!  Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!

The Buyer and CSR is responsible for processing customer orders and places and authorizes supplier purchase orders within assigned limits. Expedites orders, track deliveries, resolves shipping errors and maintains accurate records following established Company guidelines. 
Interacts with all Supply Chain disciplines including vendor order placement, customer cost savings initiatives, problem resolution and delivery performance for an unlimited range of products and services. May work under general direction of the Senior Buyer and CSR.

Payrate: $15 - 17/HR


Responsibilities, Qualifications, & Details:

  • Evaluate supplier quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers and prepares order to ensure all required data elements are provided and correct.
  • May perform a minimal level of Supplier Sourcing.
  • May negotiate materials, equipment and supplies from suppliers. 
  • Enter supplier purchase orders. Determine if material is to be “Direct Shipped” or processed via a WIS Distribution Center. Ensure that all electronic data interchange, Email, and faxed orders reach the supplier. 
  • Follow up with suppliers concerning order status and delivery. Resolve Supplier Purchase order questions and issues. 
  • Resolve Supplier Accounts Payable invoice questions and issues. 
  • Secure and review Supplier authorization (Return Material Authorizations) and coordinate return of materials and goods.
  • Assist the Buyer and CSR Supervisor with evaluating supplier performance related to on-time delivery, fill rates and errors, transfer cost improvements, branch support, and other measures.
  • Customer account responsibility for order processing activities and problem resolution. 
  • Process Customer orders following established Customer Contract guidelines. 
  • Review daily Customer “Unedited” (unprocessed) order lists. Follow up open requests for quotes, and resolve all issues in order to process order.
  • Generate Customer open order (backorder) listings. Update / Expedite status with information secured from Supplier.
  • Review all unit of measure problems. 
  • Maintain accurate purchasing, pricing, and cost data on applicable company systems.
  • Comply with company standard policies, procedures, internal audit and Sarbanes-Oxley controls, and quality control processes. Understand and support ISO standards and support company procedures for document control, purchasing, process control, corrective and preventative action, and control of quality records.
    General Office – Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. 

Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. 

    Employee required to analyze and interpret complex data.
    Employee required to problem-solve. 
    Employee required to communicate with the public.


Bachelors’ Degree - Required

1. Knowledge of purchasing and inventory concepts, practices, and procedures
2. Knowledge of industry including suppliers, customers and competitors
3. Knowledge of business performance measures
4. Strong verbal and written communication skills
5. Strong negotiation skills
6. Strong problem-solving skills
7. Strong analytical skills
8. Strong computer skills
9. Ability to exercise judgement

Shift: Monday – Friday 8am – 5pm

Duration: 6-month contract (possibility to be extended) 

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