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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.

Job Description:

  • 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

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