Purchasing Assistant

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  • Pay rate range:

    $20/hr - $25/hr
  • City:

  • State:

    South Carolina
  • Duration:

    05/21/2023 - 10/21/2023
  • Job Type:

  • Job Description:

    Lexington, SC Client Looking for an ONSITE Purchasing Assistant - Immediately! 

    Hours: Mon-Friday 7:30-5, Some Flex time! 

    Lexington, SC based commercial and residential service company is seeking a purchasing assistant to join the team.  For candidates who exceed expectations, a permanent offer for employment may be made.  Excellent opportunity for those seeking to enter a career in supply chain management with a great team! 


    • Monitor stock levels and identify purchasing needs

    • Research potential vendors

    • Track orders and ensure timely delivery

    • Update internal databases with order details (dates, vendors, quantities, discounts)

    • Conduct market research to identify pricing trends

    • Evaluate offers from vendors and negotiate better prices

    • Prepare cost analyses

    • Maintain updated records of invoices and contracts

    • Follow up with suppliers, as needed, to confirm or change orders.


    • Work experience as a Purchasing Assistant, inventory specialist or similar role

    • Good understanding of supply chain procedures

    • Hands-on experience with purchasing software (e.g. Procurify or SpendMap)

    • Advanced knowledge of MS Excel

    • Knowledge of market research

    • Solid organizational skills


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