• Full Time
  • Appleton, WI
  • This position has been filled
  • Salary: $18.00 / hr.
Job ID: 139092


Are you a Purchasing Assistant who is looking to build a career with a great company? Are you a Purchasing Assistant who has strong knowledge of Excel?

Our client is a major supplier of tools for companies and has been in business for over 15 years.


As a Purchasing Assistant, you will communicate with Account Managers, process quotation requests, and obtain current pricing and lead time.

  • Research, source and locate materials, equipment and supplies that meet customer requirements
  • Resolve a variety of issues to include, but not limited to: part number/description discrepancies
  • Process orders for emergent materials and coordinate shipping/tracking
  • Provide current cost-savings reports to corporate monthly
  • Obtain and process return authorizations for repairs and/or defective materials
  • Obtain current pricing, ship-to addresses, arrange payment terms and all other required information necessary for original purchases, return and replacement shipments
  • Assist with warehouse duties as needed, including operating forklifts, pallet jacks and delivery vehicles


  • Customer service and office support experience
  • Entry level purchasing/procurement, shipping/receiving or logistics experience is a plus
  • Must be very comfortable moving around within Excel
  • Experience with an ERP system or Sage would be a plus
  • Confident in learning new systems
  • Valid driver’s license and auto insurance
  • Comfortable with talking with customers and vendors
  • Must be okay with working in both an office and warehouse environment
  • High attention to detail and be accurate
  • Must be career focused


  • Family and team environment
  • Growth opportunities
  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Bonus opportunities
  • Paid vacation


Hours: 8:00am – 4:30pm

Length: Temporary to Hire

Pay for the Purchasing Assistant position: $18.00 / hr.

Location: Appleton, WI

Job ID: 139092

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

Cadre is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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