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Purchasing Assistant Job Description

Job Overview

We are looking for a Purchasing Assistant to arrange equipment and materials required by the company. Your duties include managing timely deliveries, searching vendors and maintaining records of orders such as discounts, invoices, and dates etc. You should have excellent  knowledge of supply chain procedures and analyzing cost. Eventually, you will maintain stock properly with effective purchases.

We are urgently hiring for this position so send in your applications to us soon.

Responsibilities

  • Recognize purchasing needs and determine the status of existing stock

  • Perform research of industry to know about the current pricing trends

  • Compose cost examination and set better prices by assessing offers by vendors

  • Maintain friendly relationships with vendors

  • Keep a track of orders and make sure deliveries are being made on time

  • Record and update the details of vendors, discount offers, dates etc. in our company’s internal database

  • Ensure that products and materials are in good condition by liaising with warehouse staff

  • Be in touch with suppliers when required for change in orders or their confirmation

Requirements

  • BS in Logistics, business administration or relevant field.

  • 3 to 4 years of experience of working as a Purchasing Assistant or Purchasing Officer or similar role

  • Solid experience of purchasing software such as Procurify or SpendMap

  • Outstanding knowledge of supply chain procedures

  • Great understanding of the market and current market trends

  • Excellent organizational and interpersonal skills

  • Proficient in MS Office

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