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Direct Hire ~ Purchasing Assistant in Columbus, OH at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/25/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Procurement professionals, let Vaco advocate for you and you'll have an advantage over your competition! Our recruiters have direct relationships with hiring managers, so they can connect your work experience to the open job. Our client has an immediate opportunity for a Purchasing Assistant. Instead of being another faceless resume, let Vaco promote your strengths to the hiring manager while preparing you for that specific interview.

Our recruiters will provide you with great insight about trends in the market-keeping you up to date on compensation expectations, company culture and growth opportunities. If you're an experienced Purchasing Assistant and you want to partner with the best, apply today!

As a Purchasing Assistant, you will provide support to the purchasing process, including the ordering of materials, supplies, and/or equipment, and follow through with vendors on shipment and delivery.

Purchasing Assistant responsibilities:

  • Monitoring inventory levels and identifying purchasing needs
  • Tracking orders and ensuring timely delivery
  • Preparing cost analyses
  • Conducting market research to idenity pricing trends
  • Following up with suppliers, as needed, to confirm or change orders
  • Maintaining updated records of invoices and contracts

Job Requirements

In addition to your purchasing experience, you will need strong analytical abilities and good communication skills to succeed in this role. Are you the skilled Purchasing Assistant we are looking for? If so, we want to hear from you!

Purchasing Assistant requirements:

• Bachelor's degree
• 3+ years of purchasing experience
• Advanced level Excel skills
• Ability to perform and work as part of a team