Purchasing Assistant

  • Location
    Aurora, Illinois
  • Category
  • Job reference:
  • Job Type
    Contract/Temp to Hire

Our client near Aurora is looking for a Purchasing Assistant.


• Responsible for various computer applications, such as database management, report generation, or word processing.
• Creates, maintains, and enters information into the department software.
• Manages multiple projects at once by prioritizing, setting deadlines, and coordinating the flow of information internally and/or externally.
• Provides training to new staff and contributes to committee or team work.
• Maintains calendar by arranging and coordinating meetings/appointments.
• Performs routine administrative and clerical duties such as answering phones, preparing documents, maintaining files and processing paperwork.
• Provides recommendations for changes or improvements on operating or training procedures and seeks further training on areas if needed.
• Processes replies, research, and/or draft reports to handle all inquiries within capacity in a timely manner.
• Collaborates with team members and communicates relevant information to direct leader


Associate's Degree in Business or a related field.
• At least 3 years of relevant experience.

• Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
• Projects a positive image of the business.
• Understand, recognize and effectively manage challenges by proactively working to decrease their impact and frequency of occurring.
• Maintains a positive attitude and contributes to a positive working environment.
• Ability to stay organized and multi-task in a professional and efficient manner.
• Adheres to a standard procedure, routine, template, or checklist to accomplish assigned tasks efficiently and on time.
• Attention to detail and follow instructions.
• Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.

If you have the above qualifications, please apply now!

Please apply with your CV to:

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability. Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled.

Your search. Our support.

When you work with us, we'll be by your side at every step of your search.

Resume assistance

Your resume needs to grab the attention of employers. We'll help yours stand out.

Interview coaching

The interview is your time to shine. With us, you'll be prepared and confident.

Career advancement

Keep your skills sharp and your career moving forward—that's what we do.

Excellent benefits

Health, dental, vision, 401k, work-life balance. You’ll get all the benefits you need.

Looking for something more?

Send us your resume and we'll do the searching for you.

Send Resume