Purchasing Assistant

Accountemps Fort Myers, FL
Ref ID:01150-9501362527

Classification:Purchase & Sales Clerk

Compensation:$15.00 to $17.00 per hour

Accountemps is searching for a Purchasing Assistant to join a manufacturing organization that is currently focused on becoming an industry leader. The Purchasing Assistant will report to the Purchasing Manager and will assist the purchasing manager with the following functions. ? Acts as backup and assists the Purchasing Manager to include but not limited to researching material suppliers and alternatives, obtaining quotes, ordering materials and supplies, negotiating optimal pricing and delivery, resolving any billing discrepancies, and maintaining vendor relationships ? Supports management by tracking orders, investigating, and reporting information, as well as resolving problems ? Responsible for processing receipts of inventory; monitor of inventory hardware cage to include stocking and inventory control ? Work closely with the production floor to assist with purchasing requirements- reviewing inventories and purchase requests ? Improves quality results by analyzing materials, equipment, supplies, and supplier reliability; recommending changes ? Works closely with Purchasing Manager to ensure all materials are ordered, received and distributed timely to prevent disruption to production ? Maintains historical records of POs and all other purchasing and receiving documents. ? Acts as backup and assists Receiving Supervisor as needed ? Other duties and projects as assigned
? Must have excellent written and verbal communication skills. ? Proficiency in attention to detail. ? Must have excellent customer service skills. ? High school diploma or equivalent ? Associate?s degree preferred ? 1-3 years of purchasing experience ? Experience in Access, QuickBooks, Excel, and Word

Accountemps matches highly skilled professionals with accounting finance jobs at the best companies on a temporary and temporary-to-hire basis. Our mission is to provide you with a rewarding finance or accounting job that is well matched to your professional skills – helping you to advance in your career. Our experience, combined with the resources of our worldwide network of offices, makes Accountemps a great resource for your career. We offer excellent opportunities to find temporary accounting and finance jobs for all experience levels. From accounting clerks and bookkeepers to accounts payable and staff accountants, we can provide you unparalleled access to exciting career opportunities. But don't take our word for it. Our company has appeared on Fortune® magazine's list of "World's Most Admired Companies" since 1998, and 9 out of 10 of our customers would recommend our service to a colleague.

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