1st shift Buyer


Purchasing and Procurement

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Los Angeles

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Los Angeles, CA - Metro - (USA) 15821 Ventura Blvd Suite 148 CA Encino , CA 91436

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Job Description

Have you held a role as a Buyer in the Food/Beverage or Retail Industry? Do you thrive in a fast - paced environment and love working with a team to produce results? Manpower is partnered with leading companies in the Los Angeles area who are looking to bring new members to their teams!

What's in it for you?

Full Time Hours - 8am - 5pm (Over time as needed; some weekends required)

Competitive pay rate: $20.00/hr. - $25.00/hr.

What you'll be doing

Tracking and determining orders for production and shipping/supplies

Reviewing internal requisitions and obtaining quotes as necessary

Conferring with vendors to obtain product or service information such as: price, availability, and delivery schedule

Preparing purchase orders

Maintaining procurement records such as items/services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories

Managing perishable inventory purchased by weekly review of item usage, forecasts, production schedules and inventory adjustments

Issuing release orders to vendors in a timely manner

Matching receiving documents with invoices and verifying invoices for accuracy

Initiating test request forms for ingredients

Collecting documents from new vendors for set up while securing payment terms with new vendors

Working with Procurement Manager on any additional projects or tasks as needed

The skills we are looking for:

Bachelor's Degree in Science or business - related field

2+ years of experience in purchasing or assistant role in a professional environment

Expert in Microsoft Applications, including Excel (VLOOKUP)

Familiarity with various disciplines of Purchasing/Buyer concepts, practices, and procedures

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

We will consider for employment all qualified applicants, including those with criminal histories, in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable state and local laws, including the City of Los Angeles' Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring Ordinance

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