Purchasing Specialist

New Bedford, MA 02740

Employment Type: Contract to Perm Industry: Accounting/Finance/Insurance Job Number: KB6470991117 Pay Rate: 24.60

Job Description

An experienced purchasing agent is needed to maintain all aspects of the purchasing process. You will source goods, and services and manage vendors for a local seafood distributor. Join our team and enjoy a generous benefits package.

Essential Duties Include:

· Purchase/maintain stock levels and inventory management for the facility

· Monitor/maintain budget by departments

· Process and approve Purchase Orders, Purchase Requisitions, and/or invoices (prepare paperwork for corporate A/P)

· Suppliers and Suppliers of Service approval and maintain appropriate documentation (including COIs)

· Maintain appropriate documentation for Food-Safety purchases according to standards and regulations

· Maintain purchasing data for regulatory annual reports such as Tier II and TURA

· Coordinate all IQF/Concentrate outbound logistics to include TL and LTL shipments; and inbound shipments

· Maintain running inventory of IQF & Concentrate finished product storage


· High school diploma

· Purchasing experience is a must; maintenance purchasing is a plus

· Excellent oral and written communication skills

· Excellent math and reading skills

· Operate manual hand-jack/forklift

· Lifting or carrying, pushing or pulling, reaching up to 100% of the work shift

· Walking, bending, reaching, and lifting up to 30 lbs.

· Standing, or moving about up to 100% of the work shift

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Kayla Barboza

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