Assistant Buyer

Orrville, Ohio
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Melissa, Spherion
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Job Description

A well known, international manufacturing company located in Orrville, Ohio is seeking an Assistant Buyer to join their Purchasing team.    

This is a full time, temporary position that offers a Monday - Friday (1st shift) work schedule as well as a competitive salary to attract the best candidate.    

The primary focus of this position is to provide daily support to company Buyers and Purchasing Manager.          


Specific Responsibilities:
- Plans, coordinates and performs a variety of purchasing support functions for company buyers.
- Gathers assembling drawings, specifications, terms, conditions and other information for supplier bid packages.
- Gathers assembling documents for purchase orders.
- Reviews bid packages and purchase order documents for completeness.
- Receives and distributes supplier quotes and other documents to buyers.
- Tracks emergency buys to ensure buyers utilize steps to avoid any delays.
- Prepares faxes, makes phone calls and uses other methods to expedite supplier deliveries.
- Coordinates and performs purchasing support activities.
- Sorts daily purchase orders by buyer then distributes to the appropriate manager or buyer for final review and approval.
- Tracks accounts payable, quality, engineering and other internal customer situations for problem resolution.
- Prepares the following reports and makes data entries for weekly productivity reports, summary reports for buyers, weekly highlights, cost savings reports, goal achievement reports and workload status reports.
- Attends staff and training meetings to support departmental functions.
- Performs data entry for part master files, class materials, industrial code information and other data.


- High school diploma / GED
- Great reading, writing, and verbal communication skills
- Basic math, measuring, and graphing skills
- Ability to demonstrate accuracy and promote quality
- Meets productivity standards in a timely manner
- Understands and follow safety and security procedures  

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Spherion Mid Ohio is an EEO/AA employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or disability status.

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