PURCHASING ASSISTANT

Supply Chain, Procurement & Transportation Guntersville, Alabama


Description

Position at Pilgrim's

Primary Responsibilities

 

  • Acts as back up for division purchasing coordinator in fulfilling BPCS and other purchasing responsibilities during his/her absence.

 

  • Consolidates with corporate purchasing regarding routine reports and procedures.

 

  • Communicates with outlying facilities (hatchery, feed mill, etc.) re their purchasing questions.

 

  • Accepts assignments/special projects from purchasing coordinator as required.

 

  • Cross trains to perform duties of requisitioner, issuer or receiver as required.

 

  • Communicates with vendors and places orders with vendors.

 

  • Expedites delivery.

 

      Experience and Knowledge:

 

  • Desire high school education or equivalent.
  • Exposure to purchasing function helpful.
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to use e-mail, word processing and spreadsheet packages to communicate and perform work.
  • Ability to learn BPCS and train/support other local users.
  • Must have strong computer skills.
  • Some lifting is required.