Purchasing Assistant

Houston, TX 77002

Posted: 04/10/2024 Industry: Clerical/Office Job Number: CA5755931

Job Description

When you enter the role of Purchasing Assistant, you unlock endless possibilities for yourself, our client company, and the community they serve. Your procurement expertise will strengthen a proactive environment by raising purchase orders and maintaining procurement records.
 
What Matters Most:
  • Competitive hourly rate of $16.00
  • Interim opportunity: A unique chance to showcase your skills and contribute to the organization's success.
  • Onsite position: Be at the forefront of change and collaborate with a dedicated team onsite
  • The location of the position is on the outskirts of Downtown Houston with easy access to Metro Rail Park N Ride Stations.
 
Your New Role: 
Join an established higher education organization in Houston, TX as the Purchasing Assistant where you will assist with preparing formal bid documents for goods and services to ensure materials comply with federal, state, and local procurement regulations, compile reference data from a variety of sources, maintain purchasing documents, files, and records, process financial data and documents, and participate in meetings, in-service training, workshops, etc. 
 
Work Schedule: Monday – Friday, 8:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m., with no weekends to offer a good work/life balance.
 
Your Experience:
  • A bachelor's degree in business, supply chain management, or a related field is required.
  • Two (2) years of office experience is required. 
  • Essential knowledge of procurement software and tools is a strong advantage. 
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Excel to generate reports via Pivot Tables, XLookup, and VLookups is highly recommended.
  • The ability to catch on quickly with a drive to learn and a positive attitude is highly sought after. 
 
Your New Organization: 
This well-established higher education organization is known for its efforts to deliver relevant, high-quality education and training, ensuring success for all students, the community, the economy, and beyond. 
 
Join this leadership opportunity and make a lasting impact. Become the Purchasing Assistant at this well-known higher education organization. Reserve your path to success with The Reserves Network – apply today.
 
For additional information, call 713-952-6760.
 
Your Career Partner: 
Veteran-founded and family-owned, The Reserves Network specializes in connecting exceptional talent with rewarding opportunities. With our extensive industry experience, we are dedicated to helping you achieve your professional goals and shine in your field. Please submit your application for consideration in this and other positions and gain exclusive access to our mobile app for job notifications.
 
As an equal-opportunity employer, we value our employees and foster an environment of respect, integrity, and trust in every aspect of employment. However you identify and whatever your background, we encourage you to apply today.
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