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Purchasing Specialist

Company: Aston Carter
Location: New Oxford
Posted on: September 21, 2022

Job Description:

Aston Carter is looking for two Purchasing Specialists for our client in New Oxford, PA. These positions are temporary assignments for around 6 months. Job Description:The Purchasing Specialist works to secure the raw materials required for production of company products at the best price and at the time they are needed. Main Responsibilities & Tasks:

  • Daily purchasing including purchase orders, cross-company purchase orders and required follow up to confirm and track ship dates, and push out, pull in, or cancel orders as needed
  • Communication with vendors and sister sites to develop and maintain effective relationships, obtain details for open order reports, expedite orders based on production needs, facilitate vendor returns, etc.
  • Monitor raw material requirements and communicate issues and shortages
  • Escalate critical vendor/supply issues to PSNL
  • Monitor and update safety stock for raw materials
  • Update raw material lead times
  • Create and maintain vendor and raw material information in SAP
  • Provide vendor information for NOX site
  • Coordinate samples, pickups, and drop offs with vendors
  • Obtain certifications of authenticity/conformity for incoming materials
  • Provide reports and information as requested
  • Support sister sites with raw material set up, vendor information, NOX lead times, etc.
  • Approve stock sharing with sister sites, provide transfer pricing, coordinate drop shipments
  • Internal, external, vendor, production, ops meetings, etc. as required
  • Participate in on-site and/or company-wide initiativesSchedule:
    • Monday - Friday
    • Will need to work the hours of the current employee that is going out on leave (typically either 6:00-2:30 or 7:00-3:30) for training purposes
    • After the employee goes out on leave, the shift can be flexible between a 6:00-8:00 start time)Skills & Qualifications:
      • 2+ years in Purchasing/Buying/Procurement
      • Software skills to include Microsoft Office, specifically Excel, and SAP
      • Effective communication and negotiation skills
      • Problem solver
      • Team player


        About Aston Carter:
        Please Note: Scammers are posing as Aston Carter. We'll never contact you via Gmail, Telegram, or WhatsApp and we'll never solicit money from you.
        At Aston Carter, we're dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions - from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.
        Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients' capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today's workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.
        The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.
        If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.

Keywords: Aston Carter, Ellicott City , Purchasing Specialist, Other , New Oxford, Maryland

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