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Purchasing Admin - Melrose Park, IL



Job Description:

We are hiring a Purchasing Admin to work out of our Melrose Park, IL headquarters.

The role is responsible for administrative functions within the purchasing departments in the plant.



  • Enter Purchase Orders (PO's) and enter purchased receipts into system
  • Place PO's for goods that have standard costs and quoted discounts already in place
  • Follow purchasing requirements as established by global purchasing department of parent company
  • Coordinate purchasing activities with other departments to maintain inventory at planned levels in the plant
  • Update inventory in the system
  • Communicate supply orders and issues with vendors to shareholders
  • Create reports (e.g. monthly) related to inventory, usage, costs, etc.
  • Follow up on orders
  • Maintain purchasing quality and on-time deliveries
  • Other duties as needed

Minimum requirements:

  • HS Diploma or equivalency, some college or college degree preferred
  • 6 months - 5 years experience in an administrative role within a manufacturing environment
  • Familiarity with material flow in a manufacturing environment
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Professional communication skills
  • Familarity of SAP and/or other MRP/ERP systems preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Excel


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