Project Purchasing Assistant
Alliant Systems Portland, OR
- Posted: over a month ago
- $40,000 to $47,000 Yearly
- Benefits: 401k, dental, life insurance, medical, vision,
We are seeking a Project Purchasing Assistant to join our team at Alliant Systems. We offer a wide spectrum of services – new construction, tenant improvement, engineering, maintenance, controls, energy services and commissioning.
This position is responsible for a broad range of tasks to support the Purchasing Manager and Department.
The Purchasing Assistant performs the following:
Manage project documentation - operations and maintenance manuals, electronic submittal books and procurement logs
Assist Estimating Department with document management, quantity take-offs, and bid solicitation
Read specifications and drawings
Issue purchase orders and subcontracts
Request, organize, and file all documents associated with purchase orders and subcontracts
Maintain purchase order records in accounting software and become familiar with cost codes
Work directly with our vendors/subcontractors to procure quotes and submittals
Track equipment lead times and their ETA’s
Online ordering for office
Purchase order entry
Contact vendors on order confirmations
Keep personnel notified regarding the status of orders
Become familiar with the basic materials and vocabulary used in the trade
- Intermittently answer and handle incoming calls and visitors
- Process and managing purchasing deliveries using USPS, UPS, FedEx
Perform additional tasks as assigned
Previous construction and/or purchasing industry experience is a plus
Proficient using Microsoft Office Products, Adobe, and Bluebeam
Possess superior organizational skills
Ability to build constructive and effective working relationships with Alliant personnel and vendors
Possess excellent verbal, written, listening, persuasion and interpersonal skills
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision or in a team atmosphere
Self-motivated and responsible, can prioritize tasks and meet deadlines
Ability to accurately and calmly handle multiple tasks with frequent interruptions
Willing to learn new tasks
Valid license and clean driving record required
Alliant Systems is an Equal Opportunity Employer and participates in E-Verify.
All new hires must pass a drug test.
Alliant SystemsWhy Work Here?
Low turnover, high satisfaction. Great benefits, first class teamwork.
Alliant Systems is a leading design/build mechanical contractor in Oregon and Southwest Washington. What sets us apart, beyond quality work, is our all-in-one approach and our wide spectrum of services – new construction, tenant improvement, engineering, maintenance, controls, energy services and commissioning. We recruit people who fit our culture and customer needs well.
351 NW 12th Ave PortlandPortland, OR
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