Purchasing Assistant

Company Name:
Reinhart Food Service
Position Overview:
The Purchasing Assistant is a member of Reinhart's Purchasing department and is primarily responsible for providing support to the Director of Purchasing. This position provides a great opportunity to gain exposure to a key function at Reinhart and grow within our organization.
Primary Job Responsibilities:
Responsible for providing daily support to the purchasing team under the direction of the Director of Purchasing. The Purchasing Assistant will also be responsible for project management, administrative support, and reporting for the purchasing function of the division. This includes possessing the skills to perform the functions listed below while continuing to structure and develop the department.
Must be an expert with Excel as employee will be using on a daily basis
Self motivated individual with great initiative and ability to work independently.
Oversees vendor audit review reporting discrepancies to the Director of Purchasing.
Review and analyze contract pricing.
Assist with the coordination and planning of marketing activities/events as well as staff relevant events.
Oversee freight management execution and follow up.
Coordinate Special Order Program.
Serve as a highly motivated leader and quick thinker that possess the ability to interact with a host of different personalities.
Provide general administrative support to the department.
Highly organized, detail orientated and capable of multi-tasking.
Ability to take ownership and be accountable for issue resolution and general customer satisfaction.
Strong work ethic.
All other duties as assigned.
About Reinhart Foodservice:
Founded in 1972, Reinhart Foodservice, L.L.C. is one of the most progressive and efficient broadline foodservice distributors in the United States. The company provides fresh produce, proteins, ingredients, supplies and equipment to customers across the U.S. through its state-of-the art distribution center network. Reinhart Foodservice is part of the Reyes Holdings organization. Aligned with leading brewers and foodservice providers, Reyes Holding delivers the best-known brands and widest variety of food and beverage items to retailers around the world. The company is comprised of three divisions: The Martin-Brower Company, Reyes Beverage Group and Reinhart Foodservice. Reyes Beverage Group operates in 10 major markets delivering beer to over 31,000 accounts across America. Martin-Brower serves over 14,000 McDonald's restaurants around the world.
Minimum Requirements:
High School Diploma or GED required. College degee preferred.
0-1 year professional experience providing administrative support, coordinating projects/programs, and/or project management required
Proficient with all Microsoft Office Suites
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Due to the nature of our business in regard to such things as delivery schedules, order inputs, selection, and Department of Transportation Hours of Service; overtime, attendance and punctuality are essential job functions. Should an individual in this classification not be able to adhere to this requirement due to a disability, they should contact their Human Resource department to see what, if any, reasonable accommodation may be made.
Company: Reinhart FoodService, LLC
Location: 226 East View Drive, Westmoreland Distribution Park Mount Pleasant, PA, 15666, US
Date posted: October 31, 2014
End date: November 1, 2014
Department: Purchasing
Position: Purchasing Assistant (Req #: 219156)
Minimum education: High School/Secondary School Diploma or GED
Compensation: Not disclosed
Openings: 1
Job code: PR01U
EEO code: 5. Administrative Support Workers
Job link:
Status: Full Time
Shift: Salaried

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