Purchasing Coordinator


Posted: 06/07/2019 Industry: Buyer/Plan,Data Entry Job Number: 8473 Pay Rate: $24.03

TRC Staffing Services in Perimeter is looking for a Purchasing Buyer for our client in Alpharetta, GA.
This is a Monday-Friday opportunity, 9am-6pm.
The pay rate ranges from $50k-$60k depending on experience

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Reviews and processes purchase orders for goods and services, with an individual level of authority of up to $50,000. Purchase orders exceeding this amount must be approved by management.
  • Completes daily stock buy report for assigned vendors, categories and ATC branches in a timely manner.
  • Interacts directly with vendors regarding purchasing procedures, status of orders, price discrepancies, quantity changes, cancellation of orders, returns, lead times, and back ordered stock.
  • Investigate and resolve under minimum order issues, combine 10 and stock orders to save freight where directed.
  • Maintains records in accordance with established procedures, policies and audit/compliance guidelines.
  • Validates vendor invoices and resolves any discrepancies.
  • Performs stock transfers, explores transfer opportunities for moving slow and obsolete inventory.
  • Review and resolve RDR's, open order reports, and usage exception flags.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Knowledge, skills and abilities required:

  • Ability to analyze sales history data and make intelligent purchasing decisions.
  • Ability to resolve issues and concerns that are not black and white.
  • Ability to complete moderately complex administrative paperwork.
  • Data entry skills, Microsoft Office suite including Outlook 365, WORD and EXCEL
  • Ability to use independent judgment and to manage and impart confidential information.
  • High School diploma, some college preferred.

Targeted Skills: buyer, sales, inventory, purchase, order management

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