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Purchasing Assistant

Company: Metals USA
Location: Enid
Posted on: June 23, 2022

Job Description:

PSC3177Purchasing AssistantEnid OK-PSJNPurchasing

* High School Graduate or Equivalent
* Prior purchasing experience of raw material preferred
* Ability to communicate oral & written effectively with both internal & external customers.
* Ability to read basic mechanical drawings and blueprints
* Ability to interface effectively with all departments to foster a success-oriented, deadline driven organization.
* Good analytical & organizational skills, able to make sound decisions utilizing the data at hand.
* Must possess proficient math skills and basic accounting expertise.
* Ability to demonstrate professionalism & diplomacy to include telephone etiquette.
* Ability to work in high volume, transaction driven environment.
* Ability to adhere to standard office practices and procedures to include filing, customer service, attention to detail, organizational management and time management.
* Computer Literacy to include Microsoft Office Products, (Word, Excel and ERP).



Metals USA has an immediate opening for a Purchasing Assistant in the Enid, OK location. The Purchasing Assistant is responsible for procuring raw materials, tooling, office supplies and purchased services at the appropriate quality, lowest price and within acceptable time frames.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Adheres to company policy on prompt processing of all orders.
* Purchases raw material and tooling for custom and standard inventory as well as materials, office supplies and equipment needed for day to day operations.
* Checks internal stock prior to purchasing any materials, tooling or supplied.
* Fills open job requirements per company procedures.
* Builds and maintains good business vendor relationships, and seeks out new or alternates vendors as required.
* Prepares and communicates complete and accurate purchase orders according to company guidelines and confirms acknowledgements.
* Enters all orders to shop system per company procedures.
* Expedites and follows up purchase orders as requested.
* Alerts management to all delays in material receipts that impact customer delivery date.
* Resolves order and billing discrepancies in coordination with accounting and vendors, and responds to inquiries on any material received.
* Prepares and transmits requests for quotes for items to be purchased via telephone, fax and email.
* Ensures vendors meet all company requirements such as certifications and proper references to purchase order numbers on paperwork.
* Ensures vendors can provide products that meet the necessary internal technical and quality requirements.
* Processes returned purchased items that are not acceptable or do not meet specifications.
* Maintains purchasing library to include paper/computer files and purchasing history files.
* Maintains work areas in a clean, orderly and safe manner.
* Regular and predictable attendance is required to perform the duties of a purchasing clerk/administrative assistant.
* Adheres to established company policies and procedures paying special attention to safety regulations.
* Adheres to Reliance Steel and Aluminum's Code of Conduct as well as customer confidentiality requirements.
* Performs other related duties as assigned.

Great Compensation and Benefits Package

Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/V/D/

Keywords: Metals USA, Enid , Purchasing Assistant, Other , Enid, Oklahoma

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