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Purchasing Assistant

Mounds View, MN 55112

Posted: 08/23/19 Industry: Manufacturing/Production Job Number: 00005Y1J Pay Rate: 20.00
Are you looking for an entry level buyer or purchasing assistant role? Do you have a background working with vendor s, purchase orders, and pricing? THE RIGHT STAFF is currently seeking a Purchasing Assistant for an entry level role in Arden Hills. Ideal candidates will exposure in a purchasing department and have prior experience with low level buying.

Benefits for the Purchasing Assistant:
• Full- time: 8 A.M. 4:30 P.M. Monday Friday
• Long term Contract
• Arden Hills, MN
• $20 per hour
• THE RIGHT STAFF offers Healthcare, vacation and referral bonuses

Responsibilities of the Purchasing Assistant are split between two primary focuses.
65% of the focus will include:
• Entering and storing vendor confirmations in the system, correct pricing, resolve date issues
• Expediate orders
• Monitor unconfirmed and past due reports

35% of the role will focus on:
• Run daily report and purchase required items (low level buying that requires no special knowledge or handling)

Requirement of the Purchasing Assistant:
• High School Diploma or GED required; post high school education preferred
• Administrative experience in a purchasing department required; ideally in a manufacturing or distribution company
• Experience doing low-level buying required; could include shop supplies, maintenance supplies, routine type purchases
• Must understand min/max levels and be able to make good decisions
• Must have strong Excel skills and data entry skills
• Must have a high attention to detail
• Experience ordering online required

Apply by sending resume to or call 952-546-1100 for more details.

Applicants selected for this position with our client will be required to complete a background check. Successful completion of this assessment is required for further consideration.

THE RIGHT STAFF wants to help you succeed! Our team of seasoned professionals works to match you to the best job, best fit, and best location. Contract assignments to full-time permanent positions, we are here to assist you!

THE RIGHT STAFF is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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