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Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply Purchasing Administrative Assistant in Bozeman, Montana

Job Descriptions:

This position provides administrative support to the leaders of the Purchasing department in living up to our Mission Statement. Project/tasks include but are not limited to providing support to all Purchasing functions i.e.; facilitating follow up, contacting vendors, coordinating meetings, etc. Must possess the ability to multi-task, take on special projects, strong written and verbal communication skills and the ability to maintain confidential information and a positive attitude. A self-starter with the ability to see and act on opportunities to lend a hand without specific instruction is essential to success.

For the right candidate, this opportunity is a great way to get your foot in the door and grow your career! Interviews for this role will likely begin after the New Year.

Key Areas of Responsibility:

  • Be a key contact for our stores and other departments in routing incoming requests

  • Maintain Buyers by Category list and regularly publish it for the company to access

  • Route incoming new vendor requests to the appropriate buyer

  • Answer, screen, prioritize, and transfer inbound phone calls, especially new vendor calls

  • Maintain calendars to coordinate workflow and meetings

  • Maintain appropriate purchasing procedure documentation

  • Build strong relationships with our stores, vendors & home office

  • Build a general competency in our ERP system to allow for building SKUs, sending orders, order follow up, etc. to assist in supporting our Purchasing Assistants

  • Data Entry as needed

  • Other responsibilities as called upon

Required Experience:

  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Proficiency in Internet research

  • Detail Oriented

  • Proven Organizational Skills

  • Ability to multitask

  • Composition skills

  • Perform without close supervision

  • Knowledge of office equipment including fax machine, printers, copiers, scanners, etc.

  • Other support duties as needed

Physical Demands:

  • Sitting for long periods of time

  • Repetitive wrist movements on keyboard

  • Close vision for PC work

  • Bending, carrying, and pushing

  • Heavy lifting (no more than 50 lbs.)

  • Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential job functions

Keyword: Purchasing, Administrative Assistant, Retail

From: Murdoch's Ranch & Home Supply