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Purchasing Administrator

Company: Amentum
Location: Greenville
Posted on: June 8, 2021

Job Description:

Job Summary Amentum is seeking a Purchasing Administrator for our 1st shift industrial maintenance team in Greenville, SC! Typical work schedule is 6:30 AM - 3:00 PM; hours may vary based on business demand. This position will require some overtime, particularly during seasonal peaks in purchasing. Responsibilities: Provide administrative support as it relates to purchasing. Word processing, correspondence and reports. Maintain files and records. Perform data entry. Coordinate meetings. Support pricing, bids, and vendor sourcing functions. Enter invoices. Support the purchase order requisition process Support new vendor setups, requests for proposals, and the administrative portion of contracts and service agreements. Understand company policies and enforce safety regulations. Other duties as assigned by Manager or Supervisor. Minimum Requirements Three years of experience in a related administrative field. High school diploma or GED. Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office software, particularly MS Excel (including the ability to create performance metrics, charts, etc). Additional Information: Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test. This position may require a valid Driver's License. This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization. This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client's location. This position may require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules. Physical Requirements: Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement. Requires ability to read and understand information contained in a variety of documents or displayed on a computer screen. Requires ability to use a variety of office equipment and to operate a computer keyboard to access data bases, to send/receive messages and to prepare documents. Requires ability to attend meetings throughout the site and potentially travel to other Amentum, customer and/or vendor locations in the area, as well as some air travel to more distant locations. Requires the ability to communicate with others on the telephone and in one-on-one or group discussions, meetings and presentations. Demonstrated fluency in computer use including the full Microsoft product line. Requires some moving of light to medium weight materials into desks, filing cabinets and other storage locations. Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress. Special Requirements: Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed. Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained. Familiarity with facilities equipment descriptors such as HVAC, plumbing, and electrical. Experience working in purchasing or subcontracting in a manufacturing, maintenance, or a related service field. Experience with CMMS. Experience overseeing storeroom operations. Experience streamlining and improving inventory practices. Preferred QualificationsThree years of experience in a related administrative field. High school diploma or GED. Strong proficiency with Microsoft Office software, particularly MS Excel (including the ability to create performance metrics, charts, etc). Additional Information: Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test. This position may require a valid Driver's License. This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization. This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client's location. This position may require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules. Physical Requirements: Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement. Requires ability to read and understand information contained in a variety of documents or displayed on a computer screen. Requires ability to use a variety of office equipment and to operate a computer keyboard to access data bases, to send/receive messages and to prepare documents. Requires ability to attend meetings throughout the site and potentially travel to other Amentum, customer and/or vendor locations in the area, as well as some air travel to more distant locations. Requires the ability to communicate with others on the telephone and in one-on-one or group discussions, meetings and presentations. Demonstrated fluency in computer use including the full Microsoft product line. Requires some moving of light to medium weight materials into desks, filing cabinets and other storage locations. Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress. Special Requirements: Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed. Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained. Familiarity with facilities equipment descriptors such as HVAC, plumbing, and electrical. Experience working in purchasing or subcontracting in a manufacturing, maintenance, or a related service field. Experience with CMMS. Experience overseeing storeroom operations. Experience streamlining and improving inventory practices.

Keywords: Amentum, Greenville , Purchasing Administrator, Other , Greenville, South Carolina

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