Purchasing Assistant

Purchasing assistant job description

Purchasing assistant positions are often entry-level.

A successful candidate has strong verbal communication, organizational and time management skills.

Typically reports to the purchasing manager or office manager.

A high school diploma or equivalent may be required.

Typical duties of a purchasing assistant

  • Creating, processing and tracking the company's purchasing history
  • Managing procurement records including purchase orders and inventory
  • Following up with vendors on shipment and delivery

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