Purchasing Assistant

Lakewood Township, NJ 08701

Posted: 10/08/2019 Industry: General Office Job Number: 1761038 Pay Rate: $30.00/hour

Job Description

Our client is seeking a detail-oriented Purchasing Assistant to support their growing team. The Purchasing Assistant will serve as the point of contact for all internal and external communications involving purchases. This role requires an energetic and team-oriented professional who can work to assure accuracy of all transactions.?
This is a contract opportunity, immediate opening
Job responsibilities include:
  • Coordinate and attend weekly meetings with the Purchasing Manager
  • Contact vendors to confirm purchase order details
  • Enforce all purchasing policies and procedures
  • Log all order receipts and confirmations
  • Collaborate with Budget department to reconcile financial records
  • Ensure that purchases adhere to departmental budget
  • Identify potential vendors with which to arrange contracts
  • Address and report active purchase errors in a timely manner
  • Track and monitor purchases, from initial order to delivery
  • Prepare monthly reports listing all purchases, returns and related costs
  • Review all purchasing contracts before submitting to management
  • Answer inquiries from potential vendors
  • Cross-reference product deliveries with purchase orders
  • Collect and fulfill requests for office supplies
  • Monitor MRP procurement system
  • Maintain metrics and KPI records
  • Bachelor' s Degree or higher preferred
  • At least 2 years of experience in Purchasing, Procurement
  • Proficiency in Excel 2010 and ERP experience required
  • Proven track record for strong negotiation skills
  • Strong communication skills required
  • Multi-tasking and prioritization
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