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Date Added: Sun 13/06/2021

Purchasing Assistant

Chicago, IL, US
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Job Type: Permanent, FullTime

Job Description

Company Overview

TriMark USA is one of the nation's largest providers of design and build services, equipment and supplies to the foodservice industry. TriMark offers operators an unrivaled level of customized service by combining the hands-on support and local market knowledge of a strong, regional supplier with the purchasing strength, industry expertise, and delivery capabilities of a national company. We partner with our customers, which include national chains, independent restaurants, healthcare facilities, K-12 and universities, entertainment venues, and many other segments, providing tailored solutions and essential products to operate with greater efficiency and realize better bottom line results. Our aim every day is to serve with excellence, meeting the needs of foodservice professionals so they can achieve their culinary vision.

Position Summary/Objective

The Purchasing Assistant will work with and support the Purchasing Department, coding items to be purchased and issuing purchase orders. He/she will assist the purchasing department with data entry and clerical duties. This position will also assist Project Managers by expediting orders and preparing O&M Manuals.

Essential Functions & Responsibilities

Primary Responsibilities to include:

  • Code items and issue purchase orders.

  • Expediting and confirming purchase orders with factories via phone and e-mail.

  • Preparation of O&M Manuals (operation and maintenance binders).

  • Other clerical duties as assigned.

Competencies, Skills and Abilities

  • Ability to work with computers, MS Office experience strongly preferred.

  • Data Entry experience required.

  • Ability to stay on task and pay attention to details.

  • Proven problem solving skills a must.

  • Must be organized

  • Team player

  • Accustomed to high pace, high volume environment

  • Good communication skills, written and verbal.

Education & Experience

  • High school diploma

  • 1 to 3 years work experience in office environment

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