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Inventory Control and Purchasing Assistant - Bolingbrook, IL

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Company Name:COTG, MOTG, A Xerox Company
Location:Bolingbrook, IL
Employment Type:Full Time
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Description

SUMMARY

The Purchasing assistant will help maintain our supply and equipment inventory levels and negotiate deals with potential vendors. They will also be in charge with conducting regular price comparisons to ensure that the company is always getting the best price for each product that is purchased. Also prepping AV orders for purchasing, scheduling AV installs and collecting all necessary paperwork after the install.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • EA Receiving- Equipment, Supplies, Audio Visual Products, and OOG Orders
  • Updating Sales Orders & equipment records for drop ship orders.
  • New Item Setups in E-Auto System for- Equipment and Supplies
  • Going through the AV orders and making sure all data is accurate
  • Create and Generate All Purchase Orders for Audio Visual and drop ship supplies/equipment
  • Work closely with office and warehouse personnel
  • Scheduling the AV installs, placing service calls, and following up with the customer on the install
  • Encourages and builds effective relationships by communicating positively with all COTG employees, customers and vendors.
  • Works closely with outside vendors on ETA's, pricing, and/or damage claims
  • Work closely with accounts payables, billing department, leasing department, and warehouse to ensure company benchmarks are properly met.
  • Department backup as needed
  • Assist in Quarterly Physical Inventories
  • Available to work overtime when necessary
  • Compare product deliveries with issued purchase orders and contact vendors when there are discrepancies

 

QUALIFICATIONS

  • Possess personal drive and internal motivation toward higher achievement
  • Ability to sustain a high level of activity, prioritize and perform a variety of tasks
  • Self-motivated with a strong desire for task completion and follow-up
  • Sharp attention to detail and accuracy; excellent organizational skills
  • Ability to communicate with customers in an enthusiastic and professional manner
  • Excellent customer service; both written and verbal
  • Routinely demonstrates and creates a cooperative and positive work culture
  • Thrives in a team environment

 

Computer Skills

  • Proficient with MS Office Suites (Excel, Word)

 

Education and/or Experience

  • High School Diploma or GED
  • College Degree preferred but not required

 

Language Skills

English (reading, writing, and verbal)

 

Mathematical Skills

Intermediate business math

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee uses his/her hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls; reach with hands and arms; stoop, kneel, or crouch; talk or hear. The employee uses computer and telephone equipment. The employee also regularly lifts and/or moves objects up to 25 pounds. Specific vision requirements of this job include close vision and distance vision. The employee must be able to sit for extended periods of time.

 

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • While performing the duties of this job, the employee rarely is exposed to fumes or airborne particles, toxic or caustic chemicals. The noise level in the work environment is usually low to moderate.

 

OTHER INFORMATION

  • This is a Monday- Friday position, but must be able to work evening and/or weekend Hours during peak periods