This person is responsible for inventory of packaging, raw materials and various production and office supplies as well as placing orders with suppliers. Completing purchase requests and purchase orders as needed and getting the required approvals prior to ordering. Receiving into inventory delivered items, resolve any problems that pertain to purchase orders that prevents AP from making payments, assisting the Purchasing Manager as needed.
Essential Job Functions
Research past due orders and inquire with vendors on orders
Maintain records, files, catalogs, price lists, delivery information and inventories for current and potential vendors
Back up Purchasing Manager as needed
Review and verify invoices from suppliers for conformance to purchase orders regarding price, quantity, discounts and other information
Negotiate best possible pricing terms obtain 3 bids before making a purchase
Enter Purchase Requisitions and purchase orders
Utilize company procedures, policies and guidelines while purchasing material.
Complete annual RFQ for reoccurring purchases and evaluate potential new suppliers
Follow up on late deliveries as needed
Maintain current supplier information in the AS400
Participate in continuous improvements activities and provide suggestions for cost reduction and improved efficiency
Perform all duties in accordance with safety rules and regulations ofInteplast Group
Actively participate in the company safety culture
High School Diploma or GED required, relevant two year technical degree preferred
One (2) years of office experience, preferably in a manufacturing environment
Must be proficient in Microsoft Office and have the ability to create spreadsheets.
Ability to communicate with co-workersin all departments as well as customers
Type 40 wpm, Accurate calculator/10 key, Strong communication skills, oral and written, Strong computer skills
Strong organizational and time management skills, Strong attention to detail, Multi task oriented, Ability to analyze and make competent decisions independently.
Fundamental knowledge of Buying/Purchasing principles and practices
Microsoft office and various other office equipment
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