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DATE ADDED: Tue 25/09/2018

Purchasing Assistant

Alexandria, USA


Job Description

Job Description:

Assists in planning and executing activities within purchasing. Prepares purchase orders from pre-approved purchasing plan and ensures timely delivery to specified locations.

Essential Functions:

· Assists in planning and executing activities within purchasing.

· Communicate daily with various suppliers and warehouses.

· Prepares and issues purchase orders and change notices to vendors.

· Monitors timely delivery of purchase orders.

· Prepares reports for end of month inventory reconciliation, and quarterly audits.

· Resolves inventory discrepancies.

· Ensures all electronic files are kept current and accurate.

· Updates various databases.

· Prepares international shipping documents for export orders.

· Organizes shipping of small parcels.


Associate's degree preferred.


Two years of related experience preferred.


· No certifications needed


· Ability to calculate percentages, area, circumference, weight, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

· Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

· To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of word-processing and email, Excel spreadsheet software, Access database and MRP systems order processing systems.

· Previous experience with manufacturing planning, Warehouse Management System, or international shipping a plus.

Company Description
Founded by a breastfeeding mom, Lansinoh has been committed to helping moms succeed in breastfeeding for over 30 years. Famous for its award-winning cornerstone product, HPA® Lanolin, Lansinoh® is now a leader in breastfeeding accessories, which are available in nearly 60 countries. For more information, please visit, or connect with LansinohUSA on Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Pinterest and YouTube.

Role: Purchasing Assistant
Job Type:
Location: Alexandria,

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