Corporate Buying Assistant

  • Malone Workforce Solutions
  • Aurora, IL, USA
  • Jan 11, 2020
Full time Other

Job Description

Corporate Buying Assistant $43,500

We are seeking a motivated, results-driven Buying Assistant to join our Buying team. Company offers great work/life balance and potential to begin your career path with an international growing company.

Corporate Administrative Assistant Duties and Responsibilities:

Support the Buying Director to oversee the product life cycle of a sub-group of products

Act as a liaison between the Buying Director and vendors while maintaining positive vendor relationships

Responsible for various computer applications, database management, report generation and tracking spreadsheets

Request and obtain product samples from vendors

Organize, draft, and manage company documents in paper and electronic files

Prepare materials for Buying Director for vendor meetings and/or product samplings

Maintain Buying Director's calendar by coordinating and scheduling calls, appointments, meetings and/or travel arrangements

Skill Requirements:

Strategic problem solver with high emphasis in accuracy, urgency and efficiency

A self-starter with the ability to prioritize duties among multiple, concurrent projects

Professional and effective communication, both verbal and written

Demonstrates initiative and cooperation

Exceptional organization and time management skills

Proficient knowledge in Microsoft Office

Proficient with Excel, formulas, "if" statements and pivot tables

Education
Associates Degree in business, economics or sustainability related area

preferred and/or 3 years progressive experience or a combination of education and experience providing equivalent knowledge.

Benefits

Salary: $43,500

Paid holidays

Life Insurance

Vision coverage

Dental Insurance

Medical Insurance

Prescription coverage

401K with company match

Paid personal and sick days

2 weeks of paid vacation days

Short- and Long-Term Disability