Position: Purchasing Assistant
Location: SeaTac WA
A leading international food distributor in south area of SeaTac, WA area is searching for a Purchasing Assistant.
-Daily reviews production reports, monitors supplier performance, & new material/packaging development; evaluating reports for out of stock, placing orders, and expediting open orders; this includes following-up on orders to ensure that materials are shipped and delivered on promised dates
-Issue, track, and verify all purchase orders for accuracy; ensuring that all documentation is complete, accurate, and submitted in a timely manner.
-Ensures that purchase orders are completed in accordance with established policies, procedures, and contract terms (i.e. price, time, freight, customs, etc.)
-Acquires required material documentation from suppliers
-Reviews purchase orders and delivery terms to vendors, confirms expected ship dates, updates the computer system, and resolves errors on purchase orders as required
Degree in Business, Accounting, or Economics, or equivalent training and experience
Preferably 1 year prior experience in purchasing Manufacturing Environment