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Purchasing Specialist - Saint Paul, MN

Date Posted: 1/25/2023

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Job Description

Position Title: Purchasing Specialist

  • The purpose of the Purchasing Specialist position is to order accurate parts, equipment and counts for assigned area and relevant contracts. into the internal database.

Job Duties/Description:
  • Properly perform Request for Quote (RFQ) procedures for assigned area, to ensure best practices are honored (best price and/or best quality) per company policies and procedures.
  • Compare vendor acknowledgements with purchase order to acknowledge and "commit' the purchase order for accuracy of Sage and additional database information systems.
  • Track and communicate delivery of product in accordance with job demands and schedules.
  • Resolve product errors by communicating with relevant internal customers (Technicians and Managers and/or onsite contact).
  • Support Shop Technicians and Warehouse Manager for covering duties to included, and not limited to emergency orders, inventory counts, back-fill, organization, etc.
  • Support Warehouse Manager in achieving stocking counts and ordering completion.
  • Report stock inventory needs based on reporting.
  • Support Purchasing Manager in achieving minimum shrink counts.
  • Order products and goods for warehouse inventory per company policies and procedures, adjusting as warranted and communicated with Purchasing Manager.
  • Prepare and analyze reports relevant to positional duties as requested or warranted.
  • Communicate with internal and external customers, up and down chain of command, effectively.
  • Collaborate within purchasing department for efficient supply chain management and inventory control.
  • Ensure accuracy throughout with acute attention to detail.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 3 years of experience/education
  • Demonstrate attention to detail
  • Intermediate computer skills with Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook
  • Strong interpersonal skills and ability to work effectively at all levels
  • Demonstrate strong organizational and time management skills

Additional Info:
  • Pay range: $24.00-$26.00
  • Schedule: 7am to 4pm, 1 hour lunch OR 7:30am to 4pm, ½ hour lunch
  • Location: St. Paul, MN- 100% In-office

We are an equal opportunity employer and make hiring decisions based on merit. Recruitment, hiring, training, and job assignments are made without regard to race, color, national origin, age, ancestry, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, marital status, disability, or any other protected classification. We consider all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance.
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Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:Full-Time
  • Location:Saint Paul, MN
  • Job Type:Purchasing/Procure
  • Experience:Not Specified
  • Education:Not Specified
  • Date Posted:1/25/2023
  • Contact: Michaela Ahasay (651) 688-9888
  • Pay Range: $24.00 - $26.00 Hourly
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Job Reference: JO-2301-190478