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4 days ago


Staten Island, NY


Purchasing Assistant We are currently seeking a Purchasing Assistant to join our team in Staten Island, NY 10310. About us: We are a West Brighton based manufacturing company founded in 1975. Summary: This is a full-time, permanent position reporting to the Purchasing Manager. The position is primarily a 9 to 5, Monday to Friday, on-site job. Night / weekend work and travel are not routine but are possible occasionally. Responsibilities: • The employee will work within a computerized purchasing system to create purchase orders from requisitions and will expedite and track existing purchase orders by interfacing with vendors. • The employee will also develop alternate sources and vendors, will handle exceptions in quantity and quality, and will source and procure one-time instances of materials, products and equipment Education and Experience: • Minimum of 2 year of experience in industrial or commercial purchasing. • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent combination of education and experience preferred. • Knowledge of best practices in purchasing. • Must be able to creatively source products from vendors and have a flexible approach to finding best pricing and sources for materials. • Knowledge of fasteners, electroplating, tool and die operations, injection molding and printing are a plus. • Experience with Microsoft Dynamics NAV a plus. Abilities and Skills: • Ability to take direction and work directly under the supervision of the Purchasing Manager. • Ability to take on other office functions as needed, i.e. answering phones, basic data entry, customer service, etc. • Excellent verbal, analytical, organizational and written skills. • Proficient in Word and Excel. • Good math skills. • Ability to write coherent business English. • Ability to work as a team member with shared responsibilities. • Available to work full time with minimal unscheduled days off. Compensation and Benefits: • Salary commensurate with experience. • Excellent benefits package offered. To Apply: Please submit your resume via the ‘Apply Now’ button! We are an Equal Opportunity Employer!