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Purchasing Associate WI #4248

Company:
Absolute Opportunities
Location:
Milwaukee, Wisconsin, United States
Posted:
October 12, 2018

Description:

Purchasing Associate – WI #4248

Relocation No

Location Milwaukee WI

The Purchasing Associate will provide daily purchasing functions such as placing miscellaneous MRO, Packaging and Raw Material orders. The purchasing associate will assist, as required, in the procurement of expedited materials.

DESCRIPTION OF ESSENTIAL DUTIES:

Create and place orders for miscellaneous packaging and raw materials

Perform physical inventory on some packaging and raw materials.

Participate in supplier meetings where applicable.

Acquire an understanding of material flow from vendor to production.

Participate and support the purchasing department quality management process.

Other duties as assigned.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:

A high school diploma and a 2-year Associate Degree in Business, Operations Management or Supply Chain or equivalent experience preferred

Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook)

Strong communication (oral & written) and problem solving skills

Ability to receive and provide instructions in a positive manner

Ability to be organized in a fast paced environment

Willing to work in a team environment

Bottom line requirements we need notes on with candidate submittal:

1. High school diploma and a 2-year Associate Degree in Business, Operations Management or Supply Chain or equivalent experience preferred.

2. 1 or more years of purchasing experience in a manufacturing environment.

3. Excellent computer skills (Microsoft Office – Word, Excel, Outlook).

4. Strong communication (oral & written) and problem solving skills