Purchasing Specialist
Princeton, New Jersey, United States

Job Summary

Occupation Transportation and Logistics
Specialty Specialist
Location Moorestown, New Jersey, United States
Visa Sponsorship No

Job Description

Last Update: 1/07/23
Job description
Our client is a leading contract manufacturing company with a specialization in electronic and electro-mechanical assemblies. Their customers include Military, Medical, Biotechnology and Aerospace companies with specialized needs that demand high quality.
Primary Function:
Responsible for processing purchase orders of electronic components from MRP reports. Quoting electronic components driven by sales. Confirming price and delivery commitments from entered purchase orders.

Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list; clarifying unclear items; recommending alternatives
Forwards available inventory items by verifying stock; scheduling delivery
Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price, obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtaining approval from requisitioning department
Obtains purchased items by forwarding orders to suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders
Verifies receipt of items by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with suppliers.
Authorizes payment for purchases by forwarding receiving documentation
Keeps information accessible by sorting and filing documentation
Provides purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing and summarizing data and trends
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities
Accomplishes purchasing and organization mission by completing related results as needed


High School Diploma
Prior knowledge of electronic components

Knowledge and Skills required:

Strong computer proficiency including excel (Macola a plus)
Ability to multitask and solve problems
Attention to detail
Good communication skills

This position is temp-to-hire with a great chance to move into their inside sales department! Excellent potential for advancement!
Job Type: Full-time
Pay: From $18.25 per hour

8 hour shift
Day shift
Monday to Friday


High school or equivalent (Preferred)


Purchasing: 1 year (Preferred)

Work Location: One location