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Purchasing Assistant

Carlsbad, CA 92008

Posted: 01/30/2023 Employment Type: Contract To Hire Job Category: Administrative Job Number: 539886 Is job remote?: No Country: United States

Job Description

Purchasing Assistant
6 – 12 Months Contract to Hire
Onsite – Carlsbad, CA

Pay Range: $20-25/hour

Must Haves:
College degree and/or 1-3 years of relevant experience
Strong ERP and Excel skills

Product supply chain knowledge

Job Summary/Description:
The main scope of this position is to support supply chain operations. Overall, this role provides critical support to the Sourcing, Logistics, and Supply Teams through the management of purchase orders and from inception through receipt.

Tasks and Responsibilities
  • Create and submit component and finished good purchase orders in accordance with the strategy set by the Sourcing and Supply Planning Teams.
  • Communicate new purchase orders and updates to suppliers and the Order Management Team.
  • Manage and update open purchase orders.
  • Work cross functionally with the Logistics and Warehouse Teams to manage in transit shipments and purchase order receipts.
  • Proactively manage purchase order pricing and support the invoice matching process on all purchase order receipts.
  • Support continuous improvement activities aimed at reducing operational costs and improving operational efficiencies.

  • College degree and/or 1-3 years of relevant work experience in a related field.
  • Highly competent in Microsoft Excel.
  • Must be self-motivated with the ability to perform tasks autonomously to meet deadlines.
  • Enjoys working with people and various computer/ERP systems.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Ability to prioritize workloads and organize information while adapting to changing priorities.
  • Ability to compare/analyze data reports from different sources.
  • Ability to work effectively with people in a cross-functional environment.
  • Working knowledge of product supply chain preferred.

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