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Purchasing Assistant in Chicago, IL at Newly Weds Foods

Date Posted: 2/12/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

The Purchasing Assistant is responsible for maintaining the appropriate customer service levels and the efficient use of Newly Weds Foods inventory assets control and communications.

Essential Functions:

Review inventory system for items requiring purchase, prepare purchase order and notify supplier.

Process requests for quotes, generate necessary reports and forward to manufacturing for approval.

Issue purchase orders and expedite orders as required.

Enter scrap reports into inventory system to adjust inventory levels.

Pull required documents for accompaniment with purchase orders.

Maintain knowledge of all market conditions that may impact the company.

Support day-to-day data entry, change orders, amendments and documentation. 

Assist in solving procurement discrepancies: invoice reconciliation working with A/P, suppliers and internal departments. 

Review, expedite and track all open Purchase Orders to ensure timely arrival of materials supporting program schedules.

Perform other duties or special projects as needed.


Job Requirements

High School Diploma or GED.

Minimum of two years’ experience in Purchasing or related discipline.

Strong communication, interpersonal skills and general knowledge in Adobe applications, Microsoft Office and Lotus Notes.


Newly Weds Foods is an Equal Opportunity Employer



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