Randstad Purchasing Assistant in Hauppauge, New York

Purchasing Assistant

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job details:

  • location:Hauppauge, NY

  • salary:$40,000 - $50,000 per year

  • date posted:Friday, August 4, 2017

  • job type:Permanent

  • reference:S_555290

  • questions:jenn.nothdurft@randstadusa.com631-582-2148

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We are currently recruiting for a Purchasing Assistant for a position in Hauppauge, NY. This is a direct hire opportunity with a starting salary of $40,000 to $50,000 per year, and the hours are Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM. The ideal candidate will have at least 2-3 years of purchasing experience. This company offers a great work life balance, a casual work environment, and has been experiencing rapid growth, offering an excellent opportunity for growth within the company! If you meet the below requirements and are interested in being considered for the position, please apply with a copy of your resume attached in a Word Doc:

Job Duties:

  • Review Purchase Orders (POs) and call to follow up on the status of the POs or any missing information

  • Entering POs into the company database

  • Create & Enter POs into the company database

  • Follow up with vendors to make sure that all purchased materials arrive on time

  • Coordinate with vendors regarding any backordered or missing materials

  • Review forecasted orders and make updates into the system based on what materials are received and what is still needed

  • Make sure that necessary updates are made in the system regarding inventory when materials are received to ensure that products aren't over-ordered

Working hours: Monday - Friday, 8:00 AM to 4:30 PM



  • At least 2+ years of purchasing experience, within the manufacturing and distribution industry is a plus!

  • Proficient in Excel

  • Ability to work well in a fast paced environment

  • Organized and able to multi-task

  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Strong data entry and typing skills

  • Experience in vendor relations and purchase management

  • High School diploma required

  • Ability to learn new computer programs easily

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.