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Purchasing Assistant

Apply Job ID PURCH06812 Date posted 08/21/2019

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Core-Mark (Nasdaq CORE) www.core-mark.com

Core-Mark is a Fortune 300 company that continues to grow for over 130 years as an industry leader in fresh and broad-line solutions to the convenience retail industry. Our reputation of empowering customers, employees, and communities has allowed us to build over $16 Billion in revenue. Through our 32 distribution centers, we offer a full range of products, programs, and solutions to customers across the U.S. and Canada.

At Core-Mark, you will discover a culture that enables you to grow, challenges you to achieve, and embraces you as family. Show us your power and come explore your opportunities with Core-Mark.

THE POWER OF ONE. STRENGTHENED BY ALL.

Position Summary:

As a Purchasing Assistant, you will administer daily purchasing procedures, conduct administrative tasks, and provide support activities that contribute to the purchasing department running efficiently. You will manage purchasing processes, maintain various reports, and communicate with internal and external customers. A successful candidate will be detail-oriented, able to handle a multitude of tasks, and collaborate with buyers to add value for all of our vendors and customers.

Position Responsibilities:

  • Assisting with data entry of items and vendor set-up in AS400.
  • Receiving and reviewing purchase order confirmations; coordinating any changes.
  • Updating and tracking promotions via spreadsheets and other reports.
  • Communicating daily with buyers.
  • Creating and maintaining weekly/monthly reports.
  • Collaborating with internal departments to ensure product is received in for billing.
  • Ensuring order confirmations with vendors.
  • Operating internal computerized inventory system and processing manual orders.
  • Maintain documents, filings, and other reports in accordance to policies and practices.
  • Assisting buyers with item maintenance and customers service inquiries.
  • Managing data entry, product availability, shipment timing, and special outbound shipments.

Skills & Experiences:

  • High School Diploma or General Educational Development (GED) certificate.
  • 1 to 3 years of related experience in a purchasing environment or related field.
  • Ability to analyze multiple forms of data as it relates to the decision making process.
  • Ability to communicate effectively.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office and Windows-based programs.
  • Familiarity and working knowledge of AS400 and SAP.

Core-Mark Benefits:

At Core-Mark, we know your power comes from your overall well-being and the well-being of your family. That’s why we offer a comprehensive benefits package that supports the health of you and your family. As a part of our family, your benefit offerings include:

  • Highly Competitive Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage
  • Medical Coverage including: Massage Therapy, Chiropractic, and other Paramedical Practitioners
  • Core-Benefits: Life (includes dependent coverage),Disability,& Employee Assistance Program paid by Core-Mark
  • Work/Life Balance: Sick Leave, Vacation Time, Holidays, & Tuition Reimbursement
  • Financial Wellness: RRSP with a 50% match on the first 6% contributed, Paid Direct Drug Card, & Scholarship Opportunities for children of employees

At Core-Mark we are a family. We are committed to creating an environment that embraces and enables all to reach their full potential. It is through empowering every employee to bring their full self and full power to work that makes Core-Mark collectively stronger.

THE POWER OF ONE. STRENGTHENED BY ALL.

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