Purchasing Assistant

Company: QTI Group ( Learn More )

General Information
High School
Up to 4 year(s)
Not Specified
Job Description

The QTI Group is recruiting a Purchasing Assistant on behalf of a client located on the south end of Madison. This position is contract-to-hire, although direct hire could be considered for the right candidate. It is full time and will operate Monday through Friday from 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM. Starting pay ranges upwards from $50,000.00 per year, commensurate with experience. The ideal candidate will have strong purchasing and MRP systems experience and will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills. This individual will be working in a combined manufacturing and office environment handling purchasing details. This position is with an international company that has a small office in Madison and is very laidback and casual. If you are looking for a long-term opportunity that requires ambition, drive, and accuracy, apply now!


  • Enter customer orders into system, including price, customer address, shipping and payment terms, quantity, and delivery date
  • Review manufacturing order requisition lists
  • Enter and release manufacture orders to production floor
  • Re-plan delays and make production and clients aware of schedule change
  • Review and order off the purchase requisition list
  • Ensure daily shipping schedule are met by re-planning purchase goods
  • Determine problem suppliers and identify solutions
  • Perform evaluations on existing suppliers
  • Review supplier invoices for accounts payable
  • Related duties as assigned
  • Qualifications:

  • Minimum of high school diploma or GED
  • Two to four years of relevant purchasing experience
  • Experience with MRP systems preferred
  • Ability to work on a team
  • Should have strong communication skills and the ability to work with and express problems and solutions with various levels of employees
  • Excellent attention-to-detail
  • Should be customer-focused
  • Willingness to take initiative to start new projects and processes
  • Some travel may be required after hire by the company
  • Must maintain a business casual appearance (nice jeans okay)
  • Must be willing to submit a background check and drug screen upon accepted offer
  • Job Requirements