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Job title:  Purchasing Assistant

Job family:  Supply Chain
Business area:  Metals - Processing
Contract location: 

Callery, PA, US

Working location:  Callery, PA, USA
Location type:  Office Location / Office-based
Contract type:  Permanent Full-Time
Job description: 

Every day, ANDRITZ continues to deliver successful innovative solutions to our customers globally. Why are we so successful? Because we are passionate and love what we do! We are at the forefront of future engineering technologies, with solutions that ensure the success of our clients in key industries that are shaping the future of the world we live in.

Job description

Every day, ANDRITZ continues to deliver successful innovative solutions to our customers globally. Why are we so successful? Because we are passionate and love what we do! We are at the forefront of future engineering technologies, with solutions that ensure the success of our clients in key industries that are shaping the future of the world we live in.

POSITION SUMMARY:

Tasks

  • Perform buying duties when necessary
  • Compare suppliers' bills with bids and purchase orders to verify accuracy.
  • Prepare, maintain, and review purchasing files, reports and price lists.
  • Check shipments when they arrive to ensure that orders have been filled correctly and that goods meet specifications.
  • Compare prices, specifications, and delivery dates to determine the best bid among potential suppliers.
  • Review requisition orders to verify accuracy, terminology, and specifications.
  • Determine if inventory quantities are sufficient for needs, ordering more materials when necessary.
  • Contact suppliers to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other problems.
  • Track the status of requisitions, contracts, and orders.
  • Respond to customer and supplier inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations.

Technology Skills

  • Electronic mail software — Microsoft Outlook
  • Enterprise resource planning ERP software; SAP a plus!
  • Office suite software — Microsoft Office
  • Spreadsheet software — Microsoft Excel, creating and maintaining spreadsheets, VLOOKUP, pivot tables

Knowledge

  • Administrative — Knowledge of administrative and office procedures and systems such as word processing, managing files and records
  • Customer and Personal Service — Knowledge of principles and processes for providing customer and personal services.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or disability.

Requisition ID:  3643


Nearest Major Market: Pittsburgh

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