Purchasing Assistant **Fully Remote, Must Live In The Madison, WI Area**

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Posted 5 days ago United States Salary undisclosed
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Job Description

Job Title

Purchasing Assistant

Job Description

  • Each purchasing assistant is assigned specific tasks and is responsible for tactical ordering, inventory replenishment (such as Control Point or stores operations), and meeting the day to day needs of appropriate Business Units.
  • The purchasing assistant has responsibility for managing specific activities within Purchasing (such as requisition approvals, match exceptions, order acknowledgments, order expediting, phone orders, and order processing).
  • Purchasing assistants will perform routine pricing negotiations, with existing suppliers, for the purchase of goods under defined guidelines.
  • In coordination with the Inventory Control System Specialist, purchasing assistants ensures that proper inventory levels are maintained and ordering practices used to achieve the optimum efficiency of all aspects of the inventory system, including logistics activities, and to meet user expectations.

Skills Required for Success

  • 1+ year of customer service or administrative experience in an office environment
  • Verbal and written communication skills, attention to detail, customer service skills and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently and effective time management skills.
  • Ability to accurately document and record customer/client information.
  • Previous experience with computer applications, such as MS Outlook or data entry software.

Pay

$17-$18/hour

About Aston Carter:

At Aston Carter, we're dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions - from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.

Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients' capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today's workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit AstonCarter.com. Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

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