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Purchasing Assistant

Company: Jobot
Location: Flower Mound
Posted on: January 24, 2023

Job Description:

Reputable Distribution Company, Competitive Compensation and Excellent BenefitsThis Jobot Job is hosted by: William ReyesAre you a fit? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button and sending us your resume.Salary: $17 - $20 per hourA bit about us:Reputable Distribution Company (50+ years in business) is looking to add to their award-winning team. They are currently looking for an Purchasing Assistant for their Flower Mound, TX location.If you are a Purchasing Assistant looking to grow with an established or well-known organization please continue to read on Why join us?Reputable Company, Competitive Compensation PackageCareer Growth OpportunitiesAll paid Health, Dental, and Vision Insurance for employees and their dependentsLife Insurance and 401k Plan with company matchJob DetailsResponsibilities:Assists with procurement of food and non-food items from other MTC locations and vendors nationwide to secure supplies.Monitors and analyzes daily inventory of products and creates purchasing plans based on order volume, assortment and lead time for products. Handles shipment issues in a timely manner and escalates issues to management when needed.Answers questions in regards to products, shipping schedules, item statuses, inventory discrepancies, substitute items.Assists with food safety related issues and works with Sales Department to handle customer returns and complaints; escalates issues to management when needed.Works with the Warehouse Department to ensure correct inventory quantity, satisfactory quality for physical inventory, expiration dates, damages, missing products and conducts adjustments as needed. Assists in developing new suppliers and procurement resources. Assists in researching new products, and provides sales representatives with information of products and how to introduce them to customers.Negotiates price and deals with vendor for competitive cost.Attends Company events and functions outside of normal working hours,Performs other duties as assigned.Requirements:3+ years of purchasing related experience preferred Bachelor's Degree required, major in Business or relevant fields preferredBusiness level English requiredChinese, Japanese, or Korean preferred Able to adapt to frequent changes in assignments and workload Intermediate mathematical knowledge - profit margin calculations, markups, discounts, combining/converting measurements, counting inventory, etc.Problem-solving skillsAdvanced Microsoft Office proficiencyCommunication and interpersonal skillsExceptional organization and time management skillsInterested in hearing more? Easy Apply now by clicking the "Apply Now" button.

Keywords: Jobot, Flower Mound , Purchasing Assistant, Professions , Flower Mound, Texas

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