Randstad Purchasing Assistant in Marlborough, Massachusetts

Purchasing Assistant

job details:

  • location:Marlborough, MA

  • salary:$16 per hour

  • date posted:Monday, February 11, 2019

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Temporary

  • industry:Food and Kindred Products

  • reference:S_730229

  • questions:vilmarie.colon@randstadusa.com508-229-5446

job description

Purchasing Assistant

Food manufacturing client is in the need of a Purchasing Assistant. The qualified candidate for this position will provide direct administrative support to the purchasing buying team.


  • Run PO confirmation report at least once a day to check purchase orders not confirmed

  • Run open PO late delivery report daily, to catch purchase orders not received on expected delivery dates.

  • Key in all price changes both monthly and quarterly

  • Coordinate Collect and Kens Backhaul Load, providing information to Logistics and tracking when necessary

  • Investigate invoice discrepancies assigned in Docuware

  • Run composer 2x a week and place orders for items under specific instructions set by Buyer

  • Manage inventory adjustments for all facilities with specific guidelines. Working with plant to research any large variances

  • Review material exception report daily with Buyer and place, pull or push PO's as directed

  • Coordinate with plant Buyer any interplant material transfers and follow-up to ensure they were executed at shipping plant and receiving plant.

  • Coordinate supporting paperwork for materials put on Q-track hold for disposal and/or return to vendors under appropriate Buyers instructions

  • Learn basic job responsibilities for plant Buyer covering for the designated plant when needed

Working hours: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.






Associates degree (A.A.) or two to three years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Please email your most updated resume to vilmarie.colon@randstadusa.com for review.

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