Purchasing Assistant

Job Summary: This is a multi-tasking position. There will be involvement in inventory purchasing and supplies acquisition. This person will serve as a back-up in Logistics. This person will get involved in various special projects.



  • Process inventory purchase orders, based on guidance from Material Manager
  • Monitor the delivery status of orders
  • Communicate vital information (pricing, lead times, etc) with interested co-workers
  • Monitor levels of various supplies and re-order as necessary
  • Arrange for freight carriers to pick up and deliver customer orders
  • Work on various special projects as required
  • Positively and respectfully communicate with all vendors
  • Other duties as assigned


Personal Attributes:

  • Ability to manage several different tasks at the same time
  • Natural sense of urgency with go-getter mentality
  • Self-starter ability to work independently as well as being in a team environment
  • Outstanding personal integrity and ethics
  • Excellent reasoning and analytical ability
  • Excellent written, verbal and listening skills
  • Good attention to detail
  • Strong planning and organizational skills


  • 2+ years of administrative experience
  • Prior experience with ERP software a plus
  • At least intermediate level Excel knowledge



  • Medical, dental and vision insurance
  • Company-paid life and LTD insurance
  • FSA, HSA and HRA plans available
  • 401K Plan, with Employer match
  • 8 paid holidays, paid vacation
Job Location: Bolingbrook IL
Job Type: Full Time

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