Assistant Buyer

Kent, Washington

Job Type: Contractual
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Job Description

Job description

Are you detail-oriented and thrive in a dynamic team environment? Do you have a knack for administrative tasks and a passion for efficiency? If so, we have the perfect opportunity for you!

We are seeking a Purchasing Agent to join our team. This role is open to candidates who meet the basic requirements, even if you’re somewhat new to the field.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Updating purchase orders and ordering non-inventory items.
  • Assisting with supplier setup and shipment tracking.
  • Communicating effectively with suppliers.
  • Responsible for supplier order placement and follow-up, ensuring on-time delivery of conforming products.
  • Purchasing materials, supplies, and equipment while optimizing price, delivery, and terms.
  • Acting as a liaison between suppliers and internal customers.
  • Releasing purchase orders, following up, and expediting as necessary.
  • Maintaining all procurement records.
  • Fostering and maintaining positive supplier relationships.
  • Ensuring commercial, legal, ethical, and contractual compliance in all procurement transactions.

Qualifications:

  • Good working knowledge of MS Office Suite – proficiency in Excel is a must.
  • Must possess follow-up and accuracy with record keeping of transactions and communications.
  • Professional verbal and written communication skills, good organizational skills, demonstrated ability to multitask with attention to detail, and excellent problem-solving, research, and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to work independently with demonstrated self-initiative.

If you’re ready to take on a fresh challenge, apply today! We can’t wait to see what you’ll achieve as part of our team.

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Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $21.50 – $28.25 per hour

Expected hours: 40 per week

Benefits:

  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Schedule:

  • 8-hour shift
  • Day shift
  • No nights
  • No weekends

Experience:

  • Procurement: 2 years (Required)
  • Purchasing: 2 years (Required)

Ability to Commute:

  • Kent, WA 98032 (Required)

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