Nov 05, 2020

Buyer Assistant

  • Walker, MI, USA

Job Description


Primary Duties:

Assists Buyers in the everyday functions related to inventory control, product turns, order fill rates, and various routine functions related to purchasing.

Essential Functions
  • Verifies all purchase orders.
  • Maintains vendor details and files.
  • Completion of scheduled tasks in a timely manner.
  • Assists in maintenance of an acceptable level of customer order fill rate.
  • Assists in controlling inventory levels and maximizing inventory turns.
  • Verifies all purchase orders to the broker or manufacturer. (EDI or EMAIL)
  • Handles special projects and tasks as requested.
  • Verifies product receiving and problem solves related issues.
  • Assists with bill-backs.

  • Microsoft Office software and main frame computer skills.
  • Strong organizational skills with orientation to detail.
  • Must have well-developed interpersonal skills and have the ability to promote harmonious relationships with staff, peers, and supervisors.

Work Environment

This job operates in a professional office environment. This role routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, phones, photocopiers, filing cabinets and fax machines.

Position Type and Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time position. Days and hours of work are Monday through Friday; 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. Hours listed are general hours and may be altered as needed. Additional hours may be required to fulfill job duties and position expectations.

Preferred Education and Experience
  • Completion of some post-secondary education preferred.
  • Experience in the wholesale/retail sale of consumer products.

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