Assistant Buyer


Logistics Distribution and Supply Chain

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Salary Range

Up to USD15/hr

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Branch Information

Manpower CORE 100 Manpower Place , WI 53212

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Job Description


Buyer I

Positions Requested 2

Maximum Submissions per Supplier 6



* Perform vendor and item set up and maintenance.

* Set up special order item numbers, place special orders and drop shipments, monitor and report unshipped special orders.

* Oversee non-stock item programs, including maintenance and trouble shooting.

* Work directly with vendors, marketing and sales department to identify and liquidate products that are aged inventory, have a short shelf life and/or are overstocked.

* Assist buyers with vendor issues, including product returns and requests for item or price information.

* Utilize DPR to maintain inventory levels during buyers' absence and assist in all procurement areas as needed.

* Confirm pricing

* Other duties as assigned.

* High school and two years of college or equivalent experience required, college degree preferred.

* Purchasing experience in the food service industry preferred.

* Computer literacy essential, including MS Word and Excel; experience with DPR preferred.

* Good oral and written communication skills, ability to organize and prioritize workload, and ability to work well with all levels of associates and customers.

* Must be customer focused and able to provide great service for both internal and external customers.

* Ability to pass a background investigation and drug test.

Day-to-day: pricing reconciliation, setting up item numbers for standard and special orders, works with multiple buyers (much like Cost Analyst)

Must be a self-starter, business background (motivational fit)

Work location: Fife (Everett WA) 100% onsite

Value: team-oriented environment, cross training, motivated individuals, growth opportunities including Marketing and Category Operations Management

Is this a contract to hire position?



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