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Purchasing Assistant

26 / 01 / 23 |

Atlas Staffing

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Atlas Staffing is hiring a Purchasing Assistant for a Contract Manufacturing company in Phoenix AZ. 

The Purchasing Assistant is responsible for  assisting buyers and the purchasing department with sourcing new merchandise and reviewing existing items to ensure products remain competitive.
Purchasing Assistant Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Prepare purchase orders, solicit bid proposals and review requisitions for goods and services.
  • Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support, availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier’s reputation and history.
  • Analyze price proposals, reports, and other data and information to determine reasonable prices.
  • Monitor and follow applicable laws and regulations.
  • Assist in negotiation or renegotiating, with vendors.
  • Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time, and in the event of problems trace shipments and follow up undelivered goods.
  • Confer with staff, users, and vendors to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services and determine corrective action.
  • Maintain and review computerized or manual records of items purchased, costs, delivery, product performance, and inventories.
  • Study sales records and inventory levels of current stock to develop strategic purchasing programs that facilitate employee access to supplies.
  • Attend meetings, trade shows, conferences, conventions and seminars to as required to network with people in other purchasing departments. 
  • Maintain strong relationships and communication with vendors
  • Create, process and manage purchase orders to meet sales demand
  • Maintain orders and inventory.
  • Integrate cross-functional projects with other departments.
Education and/or Experience:
  • High School diploma/GED

Skills and abilities:

  • Computer literate, knowledgeable on working with Excel, and Word

Requirements:

  • Highschool diploma or GED
  • 1 – 2 years of Purchasing administrative experience
  • Adept communication skills; both verbal and written
  • Strong problem-solving skills
  • Work collaboratively with the team.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

Schedule:

Monday – Friday
  • 7:00am – 3:30pm (30-minute lunch)
  
Salary: $16.00 – $20.00/hr.

 

Why Choose Atlas Staffing? 

Atlas Staffing is an employment agency that offers great benefits for our temporary and temp-to-hire staffing associates. Beyond the paid sick leave and medical benefits that many of our positions entail, we also have a recruiting staff that is ready to find the type of work YOU are interested in. If you are looking for a long-term career opportunity, then please apply now. 

Atlas Staffing is a drug-free workplace and an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.

Benefits:

  • Preventative medical benefits for you and your family
  • Employee assistance programs available
  • Referral bonus opportunities
  • Injury medical options available for you and your family
  • Paid Sick Time in accordance with your state.

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