Ref No.: 18-24721
Location: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Skill Type
Skill Type:Professional
PURCHASING ASSISTANT

Buyer will be responsible for carrying out various Purchasing functions including: Reviewing, approving and processing of Third Party Rush Desk purchase ordersResponding to a high volume of phone calls, emails, faxes from internal and external customers, suppliers, etc.Communicating order issues, delays, etc. to customer service and/or sales reps and documenting these issuesResolving pricing discrepancies and payment issues with suppliersMaintaining and managing customer specific pricing as well as evaluating and adjusting sell price to customer as appropriateReviewing potential below cost orders in the order queue and taking necessary steps to prevent margin lossWorking closely with other Buyers and Pricing team especially when problems are identifiedAssisting in sourcing, expediting and other department projects when assigned