Assistant Purchaser


Wallingford Center, Connecticut

20 days ago

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Assistant Purchaser
Wallingford Center, Connecticut

20 days ago

Job Description

Job Title: Assistant Purchaser
Location: Wallingford, CT 06492
Duration: 12 months Assignment
Shift/Hours: 40hours/week, M to F, 8 am to 5 pm
The Assistant Purchaser assist with purchasing responsibilities throughout the project life cycle which includes ordering materials, supplies and equipment, and follow through with vendors on shipment and delivery.
Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Assist in the preparation of procurement documents and agreements for the materials needed to execute the project deliverables.
  • Assist in vendor bid evaluations of proposals and technical evaluations.
  • Prepare purchase order documents and submit purchase order information into online purchasing application for final approval.
  • Submit purchase orders to vendors/subcontractors, obtain and log order acknowledgment.
  • Assist in expediting vendor submittals to support detailed design and delivery of equipment and materials to support construction activities.
  • Assist in preparing procurement status reports and expediting reports.
  • Assist in sourcing and qualifying potential suppliers to provide required goods of service.
  • Assis in preparing procurement packages to engineering and project specifications.
  • Verify supplier pricing, quantity, reliability and industry experience.
  • Assist with compiling "Request for Proposal" (RFP) documents including documents, drawings and specifications. * Research pricing information, compare prices and quotations.
  • Compile and present cost comparison and analysis.
  • Assist with Project Procurement Status Material Status Reports
  • Minimum of a 3.0 GPA strongly preferred.
  • Involvement on campus or in the community preferred.
  • Performs other duties as assigned
  • Complies with all policies and standards. 
  • Bachelor Degree in Supply Chain Management, Law or Construction related field.
  • Required or Applicable experience may be substituted for the degree requirement.
  • Required Previous internship and/or related consulting experience.
  • Preferred Oracle Financial R12 software experience preferred.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills.
  • Proficient computer skills (e.g. Microsoft Office Suite).
  • Ability to work methodically and analytically in a quantitative problem-solving environment and demonstrated critical thinking skills.
  • Strong attention to detail, facilitation, team building, collaboration, organization and problem solving skills.
  • Demonstrated leadership skills.
  • Candidates must be legally authorized to work permanently (i.e., without time limitations, without restrictions or without need for work sponsorship) in the country where this position is located.

About Us: Established in 2004, SPECTRAFORCE® is one of the largest and fastest-growing diversity-owned staffing firms in the US. The growth of our company is a direct result of our global client service delivery model that is powered by our state-of-the-art A.I. proprietary talent acquisition platform, robust ISO 9001:2015/ISO 27001 certified processes, and strong and passionate client engaged teams. We have built our business by providing talent and project-based solutions, including Contingent, Permanent, and Statement of Work (SOW) services to over 140 clients in the US, Canada, Puerto Rico, Costa Rica, and India. Key industries that we service include Technology, Financial Services, Life Sciences, Healthcare, Telecom, Retail, Utilities and Transportation. SPECTRAFORCE is built on a concept of “human connection,” defined by our branding attitude of NEWJOBPHORIA®, which is the excitement of bringing joy and freedom to the work lifestyle so our people and clients can reach their highest potential. Learn more at:
Benefits: SPECTRAFORCE offers ACA compliant health benefits as well as dental, vision, accident, critical illness, voluntary life, and hospital indemnity insurances to eligible employees. Additional benefits offered to eligible employees include commuter benefits, 401K plan with matching, and a referral bonus program. SPECTRAFORCE provides unpaid leave as well as paid sick leave when required by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer: SPECTRAFORCE is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, religion, color, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability or veteran status, or any other category protected by applicable federal, state, or local laws. Please contact Human Resources at if you require reasonable accommodation. 
At SPECTRAFORCE, we are committed to maintaining a workplace that ensures fair compensation and wage transparency in adherence with all applicable state and local laws. This position’s starting pay is: $27.00/hr.