Purchasing Associate

  • Location
    Miamisburg , Ohio
  • Category
  • Job type
    Direct Placement

Adecco Direct Placement is currently recruiting experienced candidates for a Direct Hire Purchasing Associate job in Miamisburg, OH with one of our top clients. The Purchasing Associate is responsible for expediting 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.

Position Responsibilities:

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 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.


1-3 years Purchasing experience with electronics
High School Degree; Bachelor's Degree Preferred
Knowledge of purchasing and inventory concepts
Strong verbal and written skills
Strong computer skills

The salary for this position is based on experience and qualifications- 40k to 70k annually.

If you meet the above qualifications and would like to apply for this position, please click APPLY NOW and upload your most current resume. You may email your resume to our recruiter, Angela Stewart, at angela.stewart@adeccona.com. Please include Purchasing Associate on the subject line of any e-mail correspondence. Questions regarding this position can be addressed by emailing or calling 419-222-8395. Thank you in advance for applying, however, only qualified candidates will be contacted.