Our client in Hatfield, PA is currently seeking a Purchasing Assistant to fill a temp-to-hire position paying $15-$20 hourly, depending on experience!
Enter orders from purchase order forms and filing.
Provide customer service with vendors, following up on shipment dates and calling for quotes.
Review potential vendors and expand panel of partners, develop objectives for further economies.
Present requirements to vendors, obtain quotes, compare and challenge quotes, manage negotiations for best value in price, quality & lead times.
Negotiate terms, conditions and pricing.
Issue purchase orders, consistent with company rules and required internal approvals.
Monitor critical supplier's performance, report deviation, initiate supplier remedies.
Working hours: 8 AM - 5 PM
Bachelor's degree required.
Will consider strong administrative backgrounds with little experience.
2-5 years of experience in purchasing.
Experience in a construction environment a plus.
Proficient with Excel.
SAGE proficiency a plus.
Strong negotiation & influencing skills, action oriented and problem solving.
Excellent verbal, written and presentation communication skills to influence peers and all levels of management and stakeholders.
Ability to take initiatives and work cross functionality.
Experience in reading drawings and data sheets.
Knowledge of purchasing practices and procedures.
Able to handle a fast pace and able to meet deadlines.
All qualifies candidates should apply directly to this posting.
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