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# of Openings:1

Exemption:  Exempt

Career Level: Experienced

REF no:PURCH01336

UCT is seeking an experienced and talented Purchasing Assistant to join our team in Chandler, AZ! Under supervision and guidance, the Purchasing Assistant performs a variety of entry-level tasks relating to the purchasing function to include calling suppliers, confirming PO’s, updating past due PO’s commits, and actioning Push / Pull / Cancel suggestions and assisting in resolving discrepancies

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Expediting pull in requirements
  • Calling suppliers and updating past due PO commit’s
  • Calling suppliers and confirming PO’s
  • Updating MRP (SAP)
  • Learning the buying function
  • Attendance is an essential job function
  • Performs other duties as required

Other Duties

Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Minimum 1 year experience in purchasing & expediting
  • Working knowledge of quick-turn, engineer-to-order environment a plus.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Ability to build positive working relationships with suppliers and internal customers.
  • Strong PC skills to include Microsoft Office software suites (Excel).
  • Working knowledge of Visual or other ERP software desired.
  • Experience setting up parts under VMI (Vendor Managed Inventory)

Educational/Certification Requirement:

  • AA degree in Supply Chain Management or related discipline preferred. Directly related experience may be considered.
  • APICS/NAPM certification a plus.

Experience Requirement:

  • 1+ year procurement or logistics in manufacturing environment preferred

UCT offers an excellent benefits package to all full-time employees which includes medical, dental, vision, 401(k) and paid time off.

UCT is an equal opportunity employer, dedicated to promoting a culturally diverse workforce.


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