Purchasing Assistant – Plymouth, MN

We have an opening for a purchasing assistant to ensure we have units, parts, and the necessary tools readily available to service our customers quickly and at a fair price. The purchasing assistant will work in a professional office environment but will be expected to become familiar with our warehouse processes and procedures in order to ensure efficient, correct stocking and handling of material and inventory. This person will have a variety of jobs, with an emphasis on ordering products for all departments and negotiating with suppliers for best possible rates. Additional responsibilities include:

  • Communicating with purchasing manager and warehouse
  • Confirming purchase orders
  • Scanning out work tickets
  • Investigating inventory issues
  • Entering part numbers
  • Following up on backorders
  • Copying and distributing pink outs
  • Updating receipt of goods and inventory returns
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Minimum one year related experience or two-year degree
  • Proficiency with standard computer programs and office equipment
  • Working knowledge of warehouse processes and procedures a plus
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to follow written and verbal directions
  • Ability to efficiently and effectively inventory stock, along with other team members
  • Comply with pre-employment screening and drug testing

Pay range: $18 per hour and up (based on experience)

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