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  • Purchasing Assistant

    Posted: 08/11/2019

    Job Title:  Purchasing Assistant
    Pay Grade Level:  $12-$16/hr Depending on experience

    Objective:  Assist with all procurement activities to ensure the plant has the correct products to maintain the order file; lumber, sheet goods, hardware, supplies and any other items necessary to uphold a continual workflow.
    Purpose and Description:
    • Purchase shop supplies as needed/requested from shop supervisors
    • Purchase all necessary materials in order to produce our products on time
    • Maintain an active product file; continually compare pricing and value of products.
    • Direct purchase order process, maintaining the purchase order file
    • Communicate with suppliers to establish even flow of product per week
    • Match orders with packing lists and ensure accuracy
    • Perform month end inventory
    • Receipt all purchase orders in daily/as needed
    • Coordinate with shipping manager daily pickups
     Skills, Education, and Experience preferred:
    • Prior purchasing experience
    • Cabinet making/woodworking knowledge or experience
    • Able to identify species in lumber form
    • Strong written and verbal communication, math, and organizational skills
    • Proficiency in Office, Word and Excel
    • Syspro, Tractivity & Cabinet Vision experience preferred but not required
    Special Job Demands (working conditions, travel, hazards, etc.):
        Generally, an office position where sitting and standing/walking are necessary in the job.
        Occasional exposure to dust and noise in production facility