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Purchasing Assistant

at Safeway Stores, Inc.

Posted: 1/8/2018
Job Reference #: 196013
Keywords: office

Job Description

Job Title:
Purchasing Assistant

Company:
905 Albertsons LLC

Country:
U.S.

State/Province:
Arizona

City:
Phoenix

Position Category:
Administrative

Requisition Number:
DEFL196013

Job Description:
POSITION PURPOSE: Briefly state the principal purpose or main focus of this position. What must the position accomplish? Why is this function performed?
The primary purpose of the Purchasing Assistant is issue Purchase Orders for procurement of Real Estate Equipment for the Retail stores.
This position is located in the NSC corporate office and is responsible for providing support to a division(s) within Real Estate.
KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES: List five to eight brief statements (in order of importance) which describe only the major activities for which this position is accountable. Do not list all individual tasks or steps necessary to achieve the end results, but stress the end result itself. Also indicate the approximate percentage of time spent on each accountability and the decisions and actions that this position is empowered to make independently.
* Issue commitments for store fixtures, equipment and construction contracts, and change orders utilizing Capital Commitment System to authorized suppliers within authorized limits.
* Communicate with suppliers, Construction Project Managers, Store Design, Store Operations, Merchandising, Accounting, and Maintenance to schedule and expedite deliveries of fixtures and equipment.
* Resolve late or missing shipments and invoice discrepancies. Revise delivery dates and arrange returns and credits.
* Maintain detailed and accurate records and files using Excel spreadsheets on a daily basis.
* Reconcile supplier statements and approve commitments for payment.
* Recommend improvements in the company’s internal procurement processes.
* Prepare correspondence and reports, as required.

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