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PURCHASING ASSISTANT

Company: Alaska Garden & Pet Supply Inc
Location: Anchorage
Posted on: September 20, 2023

Job Description:

Job purposePurchasing assistants help purchasers or managers to complete inventory checks, fill out and proofread order forms, and conduct market research. They also sit in on meetings with vendors and ensure all goods are checked and delivered on time. Responsible for all operations item setup, includes cost and applying margins for retail and wholesale operations. Assists and facilitates in various data entry roles for the Company. Duties and responsibilitiesMonitor and perform inventory counts & identify purchasing needs.Prepare cost analyses.Follow up with suppliers, as needed, to confirm or change orders.Responsible for overall operations of pricing / item maintenance.Responsible for updating all internal databases, iMap, price lists and catalogs.Performs heavy data entry.Liaise with warehouse staff to ensure all products arrive in good condition.Other duties as assigned by purchasing team.QualificationsAssociate or bachelor's degree. Two years plus experience in cost/sell/pricing and office work or equivalent training or certification required.Ability to perform basic math, to include calculations using fractions, percentages, and/or ratios.Ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks.Advanced MS Excel SkillPosition requires 10-key by touch, plus type 55+ wpm with proficiency.Must be proficient with Word, DatabasesExcellent time-management and planning skills, with attention to detailsExperience with AS400 system is a plus.Working RelationshipWorks closely with and frequently assists purchasing and sales staff. The successful applicant must have a positive and professional attitude, the ability to work in a team environment and under pressure. BenefitsExcellent benefit package (medical, dental, life insurance, 401K, paid vacation, sick leave)Alaska Garden & Pet Supply, Inc. is an equal opportunity employer. Alaska Garden & Pet Supply, Inc. makes every effort to ensure that in every phase of its recruitment and selection process, equal employment opportunity is provided to all individuals, regardless of race, color, sex, age, creed, marital status, pregnancy, parenthood, disability, national origin or citizenship, or veteran's status.Directly reports to:Sr. Purchasing Manager, Vice-PresidentPI32709353-25660-e743126f3eb1

Keywords: Alaska Garden & Pet Supply Inc, Anchorage , PURCHASING ASSISTANT, Other , Anchorage, Alaska

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