SUMMARY National Distribution Company requires an additional Purchasing Assistant to join the Purchasing Department at the Saxonburg corporate office.
POSITION Responsibilities include: • Monitoring product inventory, running reports and determining order needs • Creating purchase orders • Ordering product from suppliers • Resolving issues such as quality, pricing and invoicing with suppliers • Working with management and internal departments to ensure timely delivery of product • Creating signs for product displays
This is a full time position with a Monday - Friday 8:00 am – 4:30 pm work schedule. This person will work occasional weekends (approximately every sixth), to include both Saturday and Sunday. Time off will be given in compensation of weekend days worked, and there is an additional dollar for every Sunday hour.
The position pays $17.00 an hour to start. Strong benefits package. Direct hire position.
REQUIREMENTS • Experience in purchasing, vendor relations, shipping, transportation and / or logistics • Strong Microsoft Excel skills • Strong attention to detail • Organizational skills with the ability to coordinate information from multiple sources • Ability to follow structure, instructions and procedures • Ability to analyze data • Excellent written and verbal communication skills • Ability to use Microsoft Publisher (for creating signs) helpful • Ability to learn and then work fairly independently • Must be able to pass a pre-employment criminal background check and drug screen