Purchasing Assistant

Fort Myers, Florida
Warehousing & Distribution
Job Type
Temp to Perm
US$ 13.00 - US$ 14.00 per hour, $13 - 14 per hour + none
Ref. Number
Mckown,Bradi, Spherion
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Job Description

We are currently looking for a couple of Purchasing Assistant for a large distribution center here in Fort Myers.

As the Purchasing Assistant, you will do the following, but not limited to:

Creates purchase orders from requisitions.
Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as
price, availability, and delivery schedule.
Data entry and filing paperwork.
Obtains price quotes from multiple suppliers.
Runs reports to help determine needs.
Prepares purchase orders or bid requests.
Issues purchase orders to suppliers and confirm delivery date, quantity
ordered and price are correct.
Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased,
costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.
Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or
quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source
of trouble and take corrective action.
Processes receipts and invoices for payment.
Expedites delivery of goods to users.

Working hours: MONDAY - FRIDAY

The ideal candidate for the Purchasing Assistant will have the following skills and qualifications:

Be able to work well with others
Have good math skills
Be able to handle multi-tasks
Be detail oriented
Good communication skills

Language Skills:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional
journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write
reports, business correspondence, and procedures manuals. Ability to effectively
present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients,
customers, and the general public.

If you feel you meet the requirements of the above position, please contact us by phone or email.

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, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.

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