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Proposed Salary Range: $12.26 - $23.08
Work Location: In-Person (No Hybrid/Remote)
Schedule: 1st Shift

The Procurement Assistant coordinates activities involved with procuring goods and services such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, and advertising, for organization by performing the following duties.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Supports activities in establish an account with a new supplier.
  • Confers with suppliers to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
  • Monitors physical inventory level of all assigned raw materials and spare parts to ensure that they are available at all the times. Assist activities so that purchases of all products raw material and components meet the company’s quality standards.
  • Monitors production forecasts and Oracle database for material use requirements and generates purchase orders based on need dates and desired inventory level assigned to each material.
  • Reviews purchase requisitions for items and services generated by other departments, conducts cost/supplier comparison with estimates according to knowledge of market price, generates purchase order for suppliers, and enters in Oracle database.
  • Cooperates with all departments for the procurement of the right material and supplies, of the right quantity, at the right time and at the right price. Ensures that all raw materials, supplies, and services are available at all the times; expediting delivery when required. Advises other departments regarding conditions affecting material availability and prices as needed.
  • Interacts with suppliers regarding quality concerns to resolve issues for now and future. Assist in the disposition of all discrepant material.
  • Maintains appropriate and required procurement records for all materials and services purchased.
  • Participates in physical inventory activities as needed.
  • Travel as required.
  • Assist the tool crib to be efficient for all parties involved.
  • Keeps up to date on purchasing techniques.
  • Coordinates meetings/guest functions as needed (errand, drinks/food, etc.)

SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES
This job has no supervisory responsibilities.

QUALIFICATIONS
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); At least one year of experience and/or training and/or equivalent combination of education and experience.

LANGUAGE SKILLS
Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence. Ability to speak effectively before groups of customers or employees of organization.

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS
Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.

REASONING ABILITY
Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES
Computer literate. Ability to communicate and work with others in professional manners.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS
The physical demands described here are representatives of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts, toxic or caustic chemicals, and vibration. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

This is an in-person position, no hybrid or remote.

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION
Panasonic Energy Corporation of America is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer, and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.

All qualified individuals are required to perform the essential functions of the job with or without accommodation. Pre-employment background check and drug testing is required. Due to the high volume of responses, we will only be able to respond to candidates of interest. All candidates must have valid authorization to work in the United States. Competitive compensation and benefit package is provided.

BENEFITS

  • Employee Coverage: Monthly premiums $60.00/Deductible $300 per year
  • Family Coverage: Monthly premiums $150.00/Deductible $600 per year
  • 401k Retirement Saving - Company match up to 5%
  • 2nd/3rd Shift Differential $1.00