• Full Time
  • Appleton, WI
  • This position has been filled
  • Salary: Based on experience, contact us for details
Job ID: 139957


Are you a Buyer / Purchasing Assistant who has Associate degree? Are you a Buyer / Purchasing Assistant who is looking for an opportunity within a small team environment?

Our client specializes in water softeners and residential water filtration systems.


As a Buyer / Purchasing Assistant, you will work with quotes, cost analysis negotiate costs and terms with suppliers.

  • Load planning parameters for new purchase parts
  • Create and release purchase orders
  • Approve invoices from suppliers
  • Confirm timely and complete receipts according to production requirements
  • Maintain inventory levels to meet inventory turn goals
  • Work with Engineering on project redesigns and new releases to complete supplier selection
  • Negotiate pricing and terms with suppliers
  • Measure and monitor supplier performance


  • 2-3+ years purchasing, inventory control and/or materials handling experience
  • Must have an Associate degree in any field
  • Bachelor’s degree is a plus
  • MSWD and Excel skills
  • SAP experience is highly preferred
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Team player and strong work ethic


  • Small company with a great team
  • Positive culture
  • Beautiful working environment
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • 401(k)
  • Paid vacation
  • Paid holidays


Hours: 40 hours between 7:30am – 5:00pm, possible overtime may be available

Length: Temporary to Hire

Pay for the Buyer / Purchasing Assistant position: Based on experience, contact us for details

Location: Appleton, WI

Job ID: 139957

Job descriptions may not include every responsibility or qualification of the position.

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