Administrative Purchasing Assistant - INTERVIEWS ASAP!

Up to $20.00 per hour plus full company-sponsored benefits - INTERVIEWS ASAP!

Vernon Hills

Position Type:
Full-time | Direct-hire

Job Description:

Administrative Purchasing Assistant
Up to $20.00 per hour plus full company-sponsored benefits
Vernon Hills, IL 60061

The duties and responsibilities will include:

- Obtaining price quotes and proposals from vendors
- Setting up vendor accounts within the company database
- Issuing Purchase Orders (POs)
- Verifying delivery information to ensure order accuracy
- Following up on deliveries in transit
- Checking for shortages or delays
- Coordinating domestic and international deliveries through UPS and FedEx
- Reviewing and compiling all import documents
- Completing all import details and paperwork
- Obtaining updates regarding deliveries from factories overseas
- Processing weekly reports within Word and Excel
- Assisting during month-end and quarterly closings
- Coordinating monthly meetings and training sessions
- Ordering supplies, meeting materials and placing catering orders
- Performing general office and administrative functions as needed
- Answering phone
- Greeting visitors, guest and walk-in customers

The ideal candidate profile must include the following education, skills and experience:

- At least two years of full-time administrative office experience
- Intermediate to advanced Word, Excel and Outlook skills
- ANY amount of Purchasing Department experience


- Above-average attention to detail
- Above-average communication skills
- Ability work independently and as part of a team

PLUSES... Items that may enable you to stand out as a candidate for this job include:

+++ Experience using FedEX and UPS shipping portals

+++ Experience handling imports and import paperwork

+++ Experience creating Purchase Orders

+++ Any degree is a plus

JobGiraffe's client is a global manufacturer of machine parts.

Please submit your resume by using the Apply Now feature.

All resumes submitted will be reviewed based on the candidate profile listed above.

Candidates with the most relevant background will be selected first and asked to participate in a screening.

Initial screenings can be done in-person during office hours, before or after hours, by Skype or by phone if needed.

JG ID #19-1098 - Vernon Hills, IL 60061

Relevant Skills, Experience, Industries:
Supply Chain 1 - Purchasing, Materials Mgmt, Product Design, Production Planning, QA, Inventory, etc. Administrative Skills Supply Chain 1 - Purchasing, Materials Mgmt, Product Design, Production Planning, QA, Inventory, etc., Manufacturing, Processing, Refining


CANDIDATES PLEASE NOTE: At this time, no new resumes are being accepted for this job, although the position is still open. If you are interested in this position, please check back in 24 hours to see if its status has changed. Thank you!