Purchasing Assistant

Job Description:  

Purchasing assistant positions are often entry-level. 

A successful candidate has strong verbal communication, organizational and time management skills. 

Typically reports to the purchasing manager or office manager. 

A college diploma or equivalent may be required. 

Typical Duties of a Purchasing Assistant: 

  • Creating, processing and tracking the company's purchasing history 
  • Managing procurement records including purchase orders and inventory 
  • Following up with vendors on shipment and delivery