Purchasing Assistant

Elkhart, Indiana
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temp to Perm
Working Hours
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM
US$ 15.00 - US$ 16.00 per hour
Ref. Number
Cummins,Matthew, Spherion
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Job Description

Text "JOBS" to 574-970-9200 for an up-to-date listing of our openings!!

Spherion Staffing is looking to fill a Purchasing Assistant position for a prominent compressor manufacturer in Elkhart, IN.

As the Purchasing Assistant, you will coordinate activities involved with procuring goods and services such as raw material, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, advertising, and coordinate all traffic functions in order to meet production needs.

Review requisitions and confer with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability
and delivery schedule.
??? Purchase all perishable tools and small parts from outside vendors through methods of procurement such as
direct purchase or bids.
??? Prepare purchase orders or bid requests and perform weekly follow-ups on outstanding items.
??? Review bids and proposals and forward to Materials Manager when necessary.
??? Maintain procurement records such as items or services purchased costs, delivery, product quality or
performance, and inventories.
??? Perform periodic cycle counts and participate in annual physical inventory.
??? Update BOM???s and item masters as necessary.
??? Review planners in ERP system and order, expedite, or delay as necessary.
??? Issue parts to job orders as pulled by warehouse.
??? Assist Materials Manager with other clerical duties as assigned.

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 5:00 PM

- Education: High School diploma or GED required. Associates degree in related field a plus.
- Experience: 3-5 years' experience in purchasing role. Experience in metals manufacturing environment
- Functional Skills: Ability to consistently produce accurate work under fluctuating schedules and priorities.
- Technology Aptitude/Skills: Proficient in Microsoft Office. Experience in ERP system required for this role.
Experience with Made 2 Manage a plus.
- Language Skills: Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business and technical information. Ability to
write correspondence. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from management,
peers and subordinates.
- Culture Match Behaviors: Conceptual thinker who can take a vision and create better processes and solutions.
Enjoys collaboration, being a team player and participating in continuous improvement activities.

High School

1-4 years

Core Values:

Engagement; working together as a team
Pride in our work
Respect for all
Continuous learning and growth
Safety comes first

Equipment Used:
Moving mechanical parts
Pallet Jack
Hand measuring tools
Hand Tools

Long term employment opportunity
ACA compliant medical, vision, dental, short-term disability, and life insurance
Referral bonuses

Call or TEXT us at 574-970-9200 (Elkhart office), 574-282-2761 (Mishawaka office).

You can apply online 24/7 at www.spherion.com/apply


Spherion has helped thousands of people just like you find work happiness! Our experienced staff will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temp-to-perm or direct hire opportunities, no one works harder for you than Spherion. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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