Purchasing Assistant in Memphis at Vaco

Date Posted: 6/4/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Looking for someone that has the knowledge of retail and import buying! Must have a minimum of three years' experience with sales, merchandising, inventory management or purchasing.

Our client is looking for a Purchasing Assistant to join their growing team. You will be assisting the Purchasing Manager with keeping up with accurate inventory records in the system for all users. Responsible for setting up new items and vendors. Keeping up with product information to make sure descriptions and measurement, costs and pricing, etc. are current.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Work with and communicate vendors on purchase orders
  • Stay up to date with weekly out of stock items
  • Prioritize highly wanted items for shipping to vendors
  • Responsible for ETD to ensure timely shipping of inventory
  • Work with a team on catalog launches
  • Assist with inspecting new products

Additional Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Marketing or Business
  • Strong PC skills (including Excel and Word)
  • Travel domestically

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