Purchasing Specialist - Customer Support

Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill a Purchasing Specialist job in Port Washington, NY! Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!

Type:                      Fulltime (40 hours / week)

Length:                  temp-to-hire

Pay:                        21.00 / HR

Shift/Hours:          8A – 5P

Responsibilities for the Buyer/ CS job include, but are not limited to:

  • 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 a unlimited range of products and services. May work under general direction of the Senior Buyer and CSR.
  • Responsibilities:

  • 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.
  • Requirements:
  • 3+ years of Operations, Procurement, logistics or Purchase Order Management experience
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong MS Office skills
  •  Why work for Adecco?

  • Weekly pay
  • 401(k) Plan
  • Skills Training
  • Excellent medical, dental, and vision benefits
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    IMPORTANT: This position is being recruited for by Adecco’s National Recruitment Center, not your local Adecco Branch Office. To be considered for this position, you must use the “Apply with Adecco” button to submit your resume.


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