Purchasing Assistant

North Reading, MA 01864

Post Date: 04/18/2018 Job ID: PGWL Industry: Defense Pay Rate: 18.00-20.00 per hour

Purchasing Assistant 

  • Monitoring stock levels and identifying purchasing needs
  • Researching potential vendors
  • Tracking orders and ensuring timely delivery

Job brief

We are looking for a Purchasing Assistant to order supplies and equipment based on our company’s needs. Experience with Raw Materials and Medical devices is extremely helpful.

Purchasing Assistant responsibilities include researching new vendors, tracking deliveries and updating order records (e.g. dates, invoices and discounts.)

 If you’re familiar with supply chain procedures and know how to create and translate cost analyses, we’d like to meet you.

Ultimately, you will make cost-effective purchases and ensure we maintain a fully stocked inventory.

Responsibilities

  • Monitor stock levels and identify purchasing needs
  • Research potential vendors
  • Track orders and ensure timely delivery
  • Update internal databases with order details (dates, vendors, quantities, discounts)
  • Conduct market research to identify pricing trends
  • Evaluate offers from vendors and negotiate better prices
  • Prepare cost analyses
  • Maintain updated records of invoices and contracts
  • Follow up with suppliers, as needed, to confirm or change orders
  • Liaise with warehouse staff to ensure all products arrive in good condition
  • Work experience as a Purchasing Assistant, Purchasing support or similar role
  • Good understanding of supply chain procedures
  • Hands-on experience with purchasing software
  • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel
  • Knowledge of market research
  • Solid organizational skills
  • BS in Logistics, Business Administration or relevant field or 2-3yrs specific work related experience required.

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Pamela Goodwin
Branch Manager

Pamela has 25+ years of recruiting/staffing experience. She has earned both CPC and CSP certifications. As a member of the Board of Directors for the Northern New England Area of Personnel Services (NNEAPS) Pamela has been a speaker for area Chamber of Commerce and college events.

The North Reading branch provides Temporary Staffing, Temp to Perm, Contract and Direct Hire services for various businesses including Manufacturing, Service organizations and Banking. Positions include general labor, production, professional, HR, clerical and administrative roles.


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