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Purchasing Associate

PrideStaff Tustin ,CA
  • Posted: 28 days ago
  • $20 to $21 Hourly
  • Full-Time
  • Benefits: vision, 401k, dental, life_insurance, medical
Job Description

Purchasing Associate for a biotechnology company located in the Tustin CA area.

This is a Temporary to Hire opportunity with pay $20-21/hr depending on experience. Hours 9:30 am - 5:30 pm, Monday - Friday. Once hired, company offers benefits to include medical, dental, vision, and 401k with FREE Thursday catered lunch.

Job Description:

To ensure an optimal level of stock is maintained across 600 different raw material sku’s therefore ensuring profit maximization. Position is within a face-paced company that provides the opportunity to work in a team environment. Individual must be able to multi-task, have strong computer knowledge, customer service and communication skills.

Please submit resume for immediate consideration - Job 407361

Job Duties:

  • Perform inventory analysis on all assigned raw material to determine appropriate action given material on hand and quantity required based on pre-existing forecasts.
  • Help to categorize raw material vendors based on specific criteria such as on-time delivery, responsiveness, criticality, number of sku’s purchased etc.…
  • Establish and maintain pertinent vendor relationships through the use of weekly and/or bi-weekly phone calls.
  • Work closely with supply chain to obtain detailed forecasts for all assigned raw materials which can be used to execute purchase orders with delivery timelines.
  • Help to record and maintain detailed records containing product specification necessary for purchasing.
  • Investigate and help to establish backup suppliers for all critical items.
  • Perform bi-monthly stock counts of all assigned material to ensure correctness in system.

Requirements:

  • 1-3 years of experience in purchasing.
  • Consistent work history is important.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Excel using pivot tables, vlookups, sumifs etc…
  • Team player with a positive attitude who is self-motivated and takes initiative
  • Highly organized and detail oriented
  • Good written and verbal communication skills
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • General operations experience preferred (familiarity with purchasing/buying process)

Performance Metrics for Success:

  • Inventory Metrics
    • Category Analysis
  • Vendor Metrics
    • Vendor Analysis and Categorization
    • # of Sku’s purchased from each vendor
    • Vendor Lead time and responsiveness
  • Cost Analysis
    • Shipping Cost Analysis
    • Raw Material Cost Analysis

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Tustin, CA
92780 USA

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