Purchasing Administrator

Operations Cincinnati, Ohio


Description

Purchasing Administrator

As a Purchasing Administrator, you will be responsible for the company’s day-to-day purchasing activities between Sales Operations and Sales Team, working closely with vendors, subcontractors, and finance personnel. The ability to coordinate multiple tasks is essential to succeed in this position.

Responsibilities:

  • Manages the daily tasks of purchase orders, internal business orders, and order confirmations.
  • Works closely with Vendor Manager for contractor and vendor onboarding.
  • Continually work with Finance to ensure customer has proper credit to prior to order approvals.
  • Assist in maintaining department and practice data hygiene within CRM system.
  • Work with sales operations team and vendors to coordinate shipments when necessary.
  • Track and report key functional metrics to improve effectiveness.
  • Continually develop better purchasing strategies.

 

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or a related field
  • 2-3 years’ purchasing and/or business administration experience
  • Familiarity with sourcing and vendor management

Preferred Qualifications

  • Independent self-starter, effective team player with creative problem-solving skills to help the organization achieve its earnings objectives
  • History of working in a high volume, fast-paced environment while maintaining organization
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills; ability to articulate needs
  • Strong interpersonal skills to effectively interact with all levels of internal and external clients
  • Time management ability
  • Ability to work independently on projects with minimal supervision
  • Work effectively and efficiently under pressure
  • Understands general business principles
  • Experience with NetSuite or other CRM preferred
  • Outstanding multitasking skills
  • Desire to learn and understand the business process from beginning to end
  • Strong work ethic with respect for work/life balance and positive work environment
  • Good people skills and strong backbone to stand firm in sales-centric environment