• Purchasing Associate

    Job Locations US-IL-Rock Island
    Job ID
    2018-1739
    Category
    Purchasing
    Division
    Supply Chain
  • Overview

    Group O is searching for a Purchasing Associate to join our team! As the Purchasing Associate, you would be responsible for monitoring current inventory levels and managing part replenishments.

    Responsibilities

    Monitoring inventory levels

    • Reviewing customer-specific inventory levels
    • Performing analysis of inventory levels for replenishment

    Purchasing parts

    • Requesting purchase quotes (when required)
    • Maintaining current part-specific purchasing information
    • Generating and submitting purchase orders
    • Working with suppliers on target and expedited delivery dates
    • Monitoring on-time delivery
    • Working with suppliers on late deliveries
    • Monitoring and communicating status of back orders
    • Validating and processing invoices for payment

    Secondary Tasks

    • Maintaining a safe, clean and orderly work area
    • Participating in physical inventories as needed
    • Other duties as assigned

    Qualifications

    Experience

    • Minimum two years related experience and/or training, or an equivalent combination of education and experience

    Skills

    • Flexibility in daily hours worked based on workloads
    • Ability to travel (infrequently)
    • Ability to sit for an extended period of time
    • Purchasing and accounting knowledge
    • Understanding of inventory management practices and procedures
    • Basic user abilities in Microsoft Office Suite
    • Ability to learn and work with Enterprise Resource Management (ERP) software
    • Ability to follow work instructions and procedures
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Ability to work in a team environment
    • Excellent math skills
    • Problem solving ability

    Education

    • High school degree or equivalent (Associate’s or bachelor’s degree preferred)

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