Purchasing Assistant

  • Location
    Dayton, New Jersey
  • Job type
    Contract/Temp to Hire
  • Salary
  • Category
    Office, Clerical & Administrative - Buyer / Purchasing

¿ Maintain supply inventory levels and negotiate deals with potential vendors
¿ Responsible for learning company purchasing policies and procedures, and maintaining supply inventory levels required for effective company operation
¿ Responsible for conducting regular price comparisons to ensure that the company is always getting the best price for each product that is purchased
¿ 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 numbers
¿ Stay up to date with industry trends and establish long-term purchasing arrangements with vendors when it is beneficial to the company
¿ Compare product deliveries with issued purchase orders and contact vendors when there are discrepancies

¿ High school diploma/GED required (Associate degree or higher preferred)
¿ 2+ years¿ experience in a purchasing role
¿ Excellent communication and negotiation skills
¿ Proven history of effective supply management
¿ Able to create and administer a task priority list based on company needs
¿ SAP knowledge
¿ Basic Excel, Word, & Outlook knowledge

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