The ideal candidate for this full time Purchasing Specialist position should have strong
interpersonal and organizational skills. Additionally, the candidate should have excellent computer skills and
be detail oriented.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Placing orders with vendors by phone, email and online.
Create purchase orders and obtaining approvals.
Respond to vendor inquiries.
Obtain quotes from vendors.
Reconcile vendor statements, research and correct discrepancies.
Assist in new vendor account set up and account maintenance
Assist in weekly invoice verification prior to submitting for payment.
Maintain vendor files and reconcile vendor statements.
Other general purchasing duties and projects as assigned.
Education: High School diploma
Experience: 3-5 years Purchasing and Accounts Payable experience.
Specific Skills: Must be proficient in Excel and Word, and 10 key. Previous ERP systems required; JDE
Supervisory Responsibilities: None
Physical Demands/Work Environment: Usual office environment including deskwork and sitting (60%),
misc. paperwork, employee interaction, filing (25%), and telephone (10%), bending/lifting (5%).
Percentages are approximate