Robert Half Purchasing Assistant in Fremont, California
Apply for this exciting Purchasing Assistant position located in Fremont, CA if you are ready to grow your skills in purchasing and admin support. In this role, you will enjoy a hybrid of in office and remote work, full-time hours and a flexible schedule in this contract to hire opportunity. Are you good at balancing multiple tasks and working in teams? This will be the perfect role for you.
Work with the purchasing manager to run the purchasing department
Perform vendor research and selection to enhance profitability, reducing operating costs and boosting efficiency
Maintain cordial working relationships with vendors and supervising vendor activities
Signing and reviewing purchasing agreements with vendors, monitoring their performance and renegotiating contracts
Use quarterly and annual data to determine purchasing needs and performing inventory management
Mange purchase orders, overseeing shipping schedules and maintaining purchase records
Work with warehouse staff to compare deliveries with purchase orders to identify discrepancies
Conduct ongoing market research to identify beneficial purchase agreements and potential vendors
HS Diploma or Bachelors Degree
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Strong organizational skills, a good understanding of sourcing and the ability to maintain vendor relationships
Direct experience with spreadsheet computer applications
Ability to use purchasing software
Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.
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