Purchasing Assistant

Location: West Allis, Wisconsin
Sector: Other
Employment Type: Temporary
Job ID: 38951
Date Added: 11/30/2023
A growing manufacturer in West Allis is seeking a temp to permanent Purchasing Assistant to join their team. We are seeking someone with at least three years of prior purchasing or administrative office experience. This job is fully in the office Monday through Friday and regular hours of 8am to 4:30pm. Please apply for immediate consideration.

  • Vendor Communication: Liaise with suppliers, negotiate terms, and communicate purchase orders, changes, and discrepancies as necessary.
  • Order Processing: Assist in the creation and processing of purchase orders, ensuring accuracy and compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Inventory Management: Monitor and maintain appropriate inventory levels, track stock levels, and reorder items as needed to ensure sufficient supply.
  • Documentation: Maintain organized records of purchase orders, receipts, invoices, and other procurement-related documents.
  • Reporting: Generate reports and provide data analysis on purchasing activities and performance metrics.
  • Assist in Budgeting: Support the procurement team in budget preparation and monitoring expenses.
  • Compliance: Stay up-to-date with relevant regulations and compliance requirements related to purchasing activities.
  • General Support: Provide administrative support to the procurement department as needed.

  • High school diploma or equivalent (Associate degree in a related field is a plus).
  • At least three years of administrative office experience and prior purchasing experience ideal. 
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
  • Basic understanding of procurement processes and terminology.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, and Outlook).
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and meet deadlines.
  • Team player with a positive attitude and a strong work ethic.

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