Purchasing Assistant

Plantation, FL

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Purchasing Assistant


Immediate Opening!

Shift: Mon – Fri 8:00am - 5:00 O/T Flex

Pay: between $25-$28 (depends on experience)

Your Road to Success. Starts Here.

We have an immediate opening for a Purchasing Assistant in a Contract-to-Hire position. Start earning competitive pay and great benefits while advancing your career with a leading company committed to your success. If you’re an energetic, driven professional with Purchasing experience and interested in maximizing your potential, apply today!

Join a company with the highest commitment to safety, where employees are 3X more satisfied working for us than our competitors. Apply with Westaff today!

“They are always available if I have any questions or concerns.”  Margaret, Westaff Associate

Job Requirements

As a Westaff of Purchasing Assistant We Offer You:

  • Competitive pay
  • Weekly Pay (Direct Deposit or ATM Debit Card available)
  • Access to health benefits and retirement plan
  • A personal recruiter to help with job searches and assistance when at work!
  • FREE ONLINE skills training

Job Requirements:

  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management
  • Strong persuasion and negotiation skills
  • Solid judgement along with decision making skills
  • Advanced Microsoft office skills, with an ability to become familiar with firm-specific programs and software.
  • Strong organizational, time management, project management and problem-solving skills
  • High critical thinking skills
  • College degree preferred

Job Responsibilities:

  • Maintains strong working relationships with vendors.
  • Supports Purchasing in the selection for new and existing projects.
  • Seeks pricing from multiple vendors and negotiates for best cost to secure company needs.
  • Prepare estimates and process requisitions with adequate lead time to ensure on-time arrival of supplies.
  • Analyze market trends and apply this knowledge to make effective purchasing decisions.
  • Communicate and resolve issues with suppliers and inbound freight carriers.
  • Work closely with production team leads to assure consistent availability of production materials.
  • Follow up with purchase orders and deliveries to ensure all supplies arrive in a timely manner.
  • Performs other related duties as required

Working For Westaff

Westaff is a nationwide professional staffing firm with more than 70 years of recruiting and selection expertise to match job candidates with positions where they will succeed. As the specialty franchise division of EmployBridge, the nation’s largest industrial staffing company with over 400 locations, finding your ideal job opportunity has never been easier. Through our extensive network of clients, we can introduce you to a variety of administrative, clerical, or light industrial opportunities. We’re dedicated to getting good people good jobs

APPLY TODAY for IMMEDIATE CONSIDERATION for our Purchasing Assistant job!

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