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Purchasing Assistant


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Purchasing Assistant

Department: Purchasing

Reports To: Operations Manager

Overall Responsibility:
As purchasing assistant you will be responsible for sourcing goods, maintaining vendor relationships and providing customer support for timeliness of product delivery.  The successful candidate will perform strategic activities across multiple demands; ultimately providing a high quality experience for our customers.  This is a fast-paced job requiring a high level of focus, accuracy, and organization.

Physical Requirements:
Sitting, standing, bending, lifting

Classification:
TBD (exempt or non-exempt)

Key Job Duties:
● Submit, follow, and process purchase orders to completion with a high level of accuracy
● Customer service and order support to maintain timeliness of product delivery
● Resolve errors with suppliers
● Authorize payment for purchases
● Assess, manage and mitigate risks
● Maintain Purchase Order Report
● Maintain Order Follow-Up Report
● Enter purchase order tracking numbers
● Create RMAs
● Process vendor returns
● Process Refunds
● Maintain regular and prompt attendance
● Accomplish purchasing and organizational expectations by completing related tasks as needed
● Performs other duties as assigned


Educational Requirements:
● High school diploma or equivalent

Required Skills and Experience:
● Great efficiency and attention to detail
● Extensive knowledge of purchasing systems and processes
● Excellent communication skills
● Professional phone etiquette
● Self-motivated task completion

Desired Qualities and Attributes:
● Strong organizational skills
● Specific knowledge of auto parts and BMW
● Relationship building
● Professionalism
● Excellent typing and computer skills
● Positive attitude and eagerness to learn and grow
● Team player

BimmerWorld is located in southwestern Virginia - just outside the vibrant college town of Blacksburg, home to Virginia Tech. Pulaski County, and the surrounding counties, are experiencing economic growth with rising home values and some of the top-ranked public schools in the state. We’re at the center of a triangle of Charlotte/Spartanburg, the Appalachian Mountains, and Charlottesville, VA. Outdoor recreation and small city life are just a short drive away. Relocation bonuses and assistance available. For more information on our area visit https://www.gotomontva.com/ and http://www.pulaskivatourism.org/.

BimmerWorld is an equal opportunity employer.


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