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Purchasing Assistant / Mandarin Chinese

Company: Allstate Floral Inc.
Location: Cerritos
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionABOUT ALLSTATE FLORALAt Allstate Floral, anything worth doing is worth doing with "WOW". Our philosophy is to WOW with product, service, and experience. At Allstate, not only do we have some of the best designs and quality products, but we differentiate ourselves based on the customer experience we provide when our customers interact with our Care team.POSITION OVERVIEWThe Purchasing Assistant at Allstate Floral helps maintain our supply inventory levels and negotiate deals with potential vendors. The Purchasing Assistant will be responsible for data entry, learning company purchasing policies and procedures, and maintaining supply inventory levels required for effective company operation. The Purchasing Assistant is charged with conducting regular price comparisons to ensure that the company is always getting the best price for each product that is purchased.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONSReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

  • Data entry
  • Maintain strong relationships with our vendors
  • Review purchasing agreements with vendors and maintain open lines of communications with those vendors.
  • Develop an active process for measuring supply inventory and determining purchasing needs based on quarterly and annual numbers.
  • Stay up-to-date with industry trends and establish long-term purchasing arrangements with vendors when it is beneficial to the company.
  • Compare product deliveries with issued purchase orders and contact vendors when there are discrepancies.COMPETENCIES
  • Strong communication skills.
  • Proven track record for strong negotiation skills preferred
  • Extremely detail and task oriented.
  • Technical proficiency.
  • A strong sense of team and a desire help build a dynamic, unique organization.
  • Excellent math skills.
  • Fast and accurate typing.REQUIRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • High School Diploma/GED required
  • 3+ years in a purchasing role
  • Data entry experience
  • Experience with shipping/trucking is a plus
  • Must speak, read, and write MandarinPREFERRED EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE
  • Associate's degree or higherEQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITYAllstate Floral provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.Powered by JazzHR2s6luaHPoS

Keywords: Allstate Floral Inc., Cerritos , Purchasing Assistant / Mandarin Chinese, Other , Cerritos, California

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