Cook's Direct Foodservice Equipment and Supply

Purchasing Assistant

We are seeking a Purchasing Assistant to join our team!

As the Purchasing Assistant, you will be responsible for managing the receipt of all purchase orders by tracking down backorders and expediting purchase orders. You will help ensure deliveries are made accurately and on-time. You will also play an important role in maintaining data integrity in our ERP system.

The Purchasing Assistant will report directly to the Purchasing Manager.


· Works with vendors to receive purchase order confirmations and updates ERP system with relevant information.

· Expedites shipping and deliveries, monitors vendor lead times and maintains constant contact with vendors regarding backorders.

· Maintains purchase orders in ERP system and notifies interested departments of information regarding expected delivery dates.

Act as a liaison between the warehouse team and vendors to resolve receiving discrepancies.

Maintains item and vendor data in ERP System.

A Typical Day

Maintain and grow strong and friendly relationships with our vendors.

Work closely with sales, warehouse, customer service, and accounting teams.

Manage and track all open purchase orders.

Compare product deliveries with issued purchase orders and contact vendors when there are discrepancies.

You’re an all-star communicator and fluent in English (both written and verbal)
You are interested in a long-term career in purchasing and supply-chain management
You’re a self-starter that thrives in a team environment
You’re confident using MS Office (Excel and Outlook primarily)
You proudly display your critical thinking and multi-tasking skills whenever you can
You have a knack for identifying process improvements

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.00-$22.00 per hour

401(K) matching
Dental insurance
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

8 hour shift
Monday to Friday

High school or equivalent (Required)

Apply today by emailing us your resume! >>

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