Purchasing Associate

HAMDEN, CT

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Description

We are currently interviewing candidates for an entry level Purchasing Associate.

This is for a growing and employee focused company in Hamden, CT!  Our client will consider experienced Purchasing Associates as well as recent college graduates with excellent communication and computer skills.

Shift: 1st shift 8am- 4:30pm Monday- Friday with opportunity for overtime

The pay range for the Purchasing Associate is: $40K - $42k Per year Based on experience 

The Purchasing Associate will have a variety of interesting job functions, such as: 

  • Source, negotiate and procure products as required for distribution, general office supplies, field services and production.
  • Build and maintain existing supplier relationships 
  • Work with suppliers to obtain and manage special pricing 
  • Manage vendor related data on companywide servers
  • Proactively manage tasks, reports, and projects 
  • Research and resolve all discrepancies as it relate to invoices, purchases, and data entries accurately and timely
  • Updating data in ERP system
  • Run and review reports on purchases past due

The ideal Purchasing candidate will have :

  • Minimum of 2 to 5 years of experience in procurement and/or data management is preferred.
  • General knowledge of supply chain management, inventory management, and logistics preferred.
  • Strong computer, phone presence and software skills (Microsoft Office, P21, Salesforce

Apply today for immediate consideration and take advantage of Westaff's weekly pay, health benefits and FREE online classes! 

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