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Purchasing Specialist in Fresno, CA at PrideStaff

Date Posted: 3/9/2019

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Job Description

Position Summary: This position provides support to the buyer to ensure that materials are ordered and received as scheduled and performs various department administrative functions.

Principal Duties:

  • Enters purchase orders into Microsoft Dynamics GP. Develops and maintains various Excel spreadsheets to support quoting, negotiating, and buying decisions. Assists in gathering documents for new supplier set up and new component set up.
  • Coordinates deliveries and reviews inbound material receiving paperwork. Support quality resolution, expedites orders, and disposition of damaged and obsolete inventory including completing supporting paperwork. Develops and maintains good supplier relationships. Communicates out-of-stock and at risk information.
  • Maintains supplier specification files. Request and maintain Product information and Quotation Data and update GP if needed.
  • Supports with invoice discrepancies.
  • Coordinates supplier chargebacks.
  • Provide administrative support by creating and maintaining spreadsheets, graphs, and other analysis tools.


  • Minimum of two years of post-high school education in an administrative field; or equivalent work experience.

Skills Required:

  • Excellent proofreading and organizational skills
  • Excellent PC skills (Word and Excel)
  • Attention to detail
  • Good interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Ability to interact professionally with a wide variety of people and ability to manage multiple priorities
  • Basic math skills

Equipment Used: Computer, phone, fax