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Purchasing Assistant, Sr
Ref No.: 17-24472
Location: San Diego, California
The position supports the procurement of raw materials, components, and sub-assemblies resulting in the manufacturing of various products; circuit card assemblies and top level assemblies. The Purchasing Assistant, with guidance from management and/or the Buyer/Sourcing Specialist, is responsible for supporting all tactical procurement functions that includes, but is not limited to purchase order updates, p-card order placements and reconciliation, expediting, and report generating via procurement reporting systems. Update purchase order information as directed by Buyers/Sourcing Specialists. Provide same day status to customer requests for item status, expedites, etc. Assist with item setup - ASL, Sourcing Rule, price, lead time, and order multiple. Assist in resolving accounts payables issues within specified time goal. May assist in pricing and lead time stratification for internal requests for quote. Support consumables min/max program for the production floor. Support internal customer requests via the use of P-Card. Prepare Procurement slides for monthly Operations reviews. Gather key Procurement metrics as requested by management. Assist in resolving problem deliveries within specified time goal. Ensure placement of purchase orders that are under Senior Purchasing Assistants buyer code on a timely basis. Provide weekly MRP statistics; Items that cannot be placed caused by obsolescence, incorrect MPN, drawings not released, items transferred, items instructed not to purchase, items unable to place and the week end balance of accounts payable issues not resolved. Work with supply base to resolve issues associated to supply and escalate to Buyer/Sourcing Specialist if requirement cannot be met.
Minimum Qualifications:
The Purchasing Assistant will possess good organizational, prioritization, and communication skills, be very responsive to internal customer requests, and have a good understanding of business tools including, but not limited to, Excel, Word and Power Point. Oracle skills should include the ability to update existing purchase orders, item set up data and various other data inputs as directed by Buyers/Sourcing Specialists.
Preferred Qualifications:
The Purchasing Assistant will possess good organizational, prioritization, and communication skills, be very responsive to internal customer requests, and have a good understanding of business tools including, but not limited to, Excel, Word and Power Point. Oracle skills should include the ability to update existing purchase orders, item set up data and various other data inputs as directed by Buyers/Sourcing Specialists.
Education:
Preferred: Bachelor's or equivalent experience