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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