Purchasing Assistant

Sonoma, CA 95476

Posted: 05/26/19 Industry: Not Determined Job Number: 00002P5X Pay Rate: 50000.00
Local cheese company is looking for a Purchasing Assistant to join their team on a permanent basis. This role will work with team members and other departments to provide support to ensure that all business purchasing needs are being met.

JOB DUTIES:
-Ensure purchase agreements/purchase orders are executed in a timely manner
-Prepare purchase orders and send copies to suppliers and to departments originating requests
-Respond to suppliers' inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations
-Contact suppliers to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages
-Checking inventories are properly accounted to avoid out of stock situations
-Review requisition orders to verify accuracy, terminology, and specifications
-Work closely with the shipping department
-Manage both day to day transactions and long term vendor relations

QUALIFICATIONS:
-2+ years experience in purchasing role, preferably in a manufacturing environment
-Proficient in the use of MS Office 365 applications including Excel, Word, and Outlook
-Ability to work independently
-Ability to work cross functionally and collaborate within a multi-departmental team
-Must be able to meet deadlines

BENEFITS
-Medical, dental, vacation, holiday, and 401k

Lisa Scanlon
Staffing Coordinator

Hire Date: February 2013
Alma Mater: Chico State University
Favorite restaurant: Tomasso’s (in SF)
Words to Staff By: “Go with your gut.”
Words to Work By: “You’ve got to be kidding me!”
Interesting Accomplishment: “To be yourself in a world that is constantly trying to make you something else is the greatest accomplishment.” – Ralph Waldo Emerson
Something Few Know About Me: I achieved my 15 minutes of fame one day by playing guitar in a rock band in Oregon.

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