PURCHASING ASSOCIATE

 

Basic Function

The successful Purchasing Associate will assist Purchasing Department personnel with daily tasks related to the procurement of goods and services.

 

DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Expedite orders.

  • Maintain purchasing data in the company business system.

  • Create quote request and maintain the business system.

  • Prepare purchase orders as requested and directed by the Manager.

  • Is customer focused, both internal and external.

  • Perform other related duties as assigned.

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • The Purchasing Associate must have effective computer, internet, and telephone skills. 

  • A working knowledge of integrated business systems, including Microsoft Office Suite.

  • Must have the ability to read and comprehend instructions and correspondence. 

  • Must be able to write clearly. 

  • Must be able to effectively present information to internal and external customers.

  • Ability to be a team player and assist all members of the Purchasing Department.

  • Attention to detail and accuracy.

  • Ability to multi-task in a fast-paced manufacturing environment. 

EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:

Associate Degree in Business or equivalent professional level of knowledge that includes work experience, alternative education, and training certification.

 Clerical and/or Purchasing experience in a technical manufacturing environment is desired.

SUPERVISION:

The Purchasing Associate reports to the Manager – Purchasing.  This position has no supervisory responsibilities.

CONTACTS (INTERNAL/EXTERNAL):

The Purchasing Associate is required to interact effectively with a wide variety of personnel in all departments within Hazelett and with suppliers.

WORK ENVIRONMENT:

 The duties of this position are carried out in an office/manufacturing production environment, which may include exposure to fumes, noise, and gases from equipment and machinery.  Personal safety equipment must be utilized when on the production floor.

 

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You can also submit resume and/or application to:

 HR@HAZELETT.COM