Equipment Purchasing Assistant

Job Locations US-PA-Elverson
Posted Date 1 month ago(6/4/2024 3:21 PM)
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The Distribution Equipment Purchasing Assistant reports to and supports the Distribution Equipment Purchasing Manager with any activities involving the distribution equipment purchasing team including purchase order processing.  


  • Assist in reviewing the Distribution equipment buyer queue to determine demand-based inventory needs and place orders as directed by management for both stock and special orders.
  • Create, edit, process, and adjust purchase orders in response to demand.
  • Verify quantity, pricing, and delivery dates through supplier acknowledgments.
  • Assist in achieving departmental service level goals
  • Audit and approve invoices for accounts payable as directed by the Distribution Equipment Purchasing Manager.
  • Provide assistance and support to the billing department for customer invoicing as required.
  • Maintain accurate vendor and representative information to ensure pricing accuracy, discounts, and freight programs are accurate and updated in business systems
  • Work with warehouse operations staff on inventory concerns and questions
  • Optimize inventory to maximize gross profit and increase margin.
  • Help maintain strong vendor relationships in alignment with the Distribution Equipment Purchasing Manager.

Ideal Candidate Will Possess the Following Skills and Abilities

  • Bachelor's degree preferred or relevant experience.
  • Two years working in a purchasing environment or relevant office or warehouse experience with an understanding of procurement techniques preferred.
  • Understanding of the assigned product.
  • Solid interpersonal and customer relations skills to establish and maintain business relationships across all levels of the company and with external stakeholders.
  • Ability to work in faced paced environments with strong communicative skills.
  • Analytical and problem-solving abilities with sound decision-making skills.
  • Effective planning and organizing skills.
  • Proficiency in computer usage and office software programs, particularly Excel, Word, and PowerPoint.

At Singer Equipment Company, we value each and every one of our dedicated staff and therefore are pleased to offer a competitive starting wage, a comprehensive benefits package including: medical, dental, vision, short term and long-term disability, 401K with company match, group life insurance, flexible spending, paid time off, and paid holidays. 




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