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  • Location: Hampton
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 21 November 2017
    Manpower is seeking an experienced Purchasing Assistant for a temp to hire position in Hampton, VA. The selected candidate will have the following responsibilities.

    * Complete data entry of material allocations to production orders into AX
    * Accurately enter data from material movements and transfer forms
    * Identify and resolve inventory discrepancies
    * Complete cycle count data entry/Perform cycle counts as requested
    * Assist with physical inventory administrative duties to include: set-up, counting assignments, allocation and retrieval of counting data.
    * Accurately enter physical inventory data
    * Produce daily shipping picking list and backlog information
    * Lower purchasing duties - expendables via credit card purchases
    * Handle all Purchasing department functions in regards to metrology
    * Act as back up for Stockroom, Receiving, Shipping and Purchasing departments.
    * Other related jobs/duties as required.

    Qualifications:
    * Graduation from High School or GED equivalent
    * 2 years work experience or specialized course work in purchasing and/or material management.
    * Excellent verbal and written communication skills
    * Good keyboarding and 10-key by touch skills
    * Proficient with MS Word and Excel.

    Monday-Friday, 8AM-5PM, $15/hour. Please register with Manpower at www.manpower.com and apply with the most recent copy of your resume.
  • Location: Poway
    Job Type : Temporary
    Date: Tuesday, 14 November 2017
    1. Assists in the procurement of supplies, raw materials, equipment and services. 2. Checks requisitions for completeness and accuracy. 3. Obtains and analyzes price quotations or bids from suppliers. 4. Places routine, non-complex purchase orders with suppliers. 5. Performs follow-up and expediting functions to ensure schedules are adhered to. 6. Returns material and assists with disposition of excess and/or obsolete material. 7. Reviews suppliers metrics and works with supplier base to maintain the required delivery and quality levels. 8. Expedite the movement of materials, parts and assemblies to and from the stockroom and production floor. 9. Inform appropriate personnel of problem areas and unplanned delays on schedule changes. Takes appropriate action to alleviate the causes creating a deviation from schedule, as needed. 10. Investigate the status of work in process or in receiving; gathers and compiles data and prepares and submits records, reports, and other paperwork necessary for appropriate accountability, suggesting action to be taken when serious deviations from commitments occur. 11. Performs daily follow-up to ensure the timely flow of work and deliveries to meet schedules. 12. Coordinate liaison contacts between Manufacturing, Engineering, Production Control, Field Service Material Control, etc. where required to ensure parts completion per schedule.
  • Location: Gaithersburg
    Job Type : Contract
    Date: Tuesday, 24 October 2017
    Essential Responsibilities:

    1. Requisition- Procurement Clerks will support the management of multiple activities across the lifecycle of the Purchase Order. This potentially includes creating requisitions, amending requisitions, entry of requisitions, requisition reporting, receiving and tracking requisitions, monitoring open requisitions and resolving issues.
    2. Assist programs with the submittal of complete and accurate Purchase Requests; help to train site personnel on submitting accurate requests
    3. Expediently resolve requisition issues by first speaking directly with the project points of contact and then following up with an email.
    4. Supports all business groups in the creation and management of Purchase Requisitions in the procurement system
    5. Monitors requisitions in the buyer's area to ensure requisitions are assigned to buyers.
    6. Assisting with the preparation of cloud storage and files.
    7. Performs data entry to close out purchase orders and then maintain accurate records and logs of closed purchase orders
    8. Enter parts and maintain accurate parts master
    9. Provides assistance to project or organization Requisitioner to ensure parts descriptions are accurate and contains adequate logistics requirements and definitions
    10. Performs continual review over the material inventory database and updates computer records as required.
    11. Initiates actions to correct parts catalog errors, and documentation errors, and coordinates with receiving and project contacts to ensure accuracy of parts and material descriptions.
    12. Communicate with department supervisors or other personnel to assess progress and discuss needed changes
    13. Back-up for Receiver.
    14. Perform all other position related duties as assigned or requested.

    Minimum Position Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities Required:

    High school degree or equivalent training/experience and 3 years of experience. Requires knowledge of computer operating software programs. Position may require the ability to pass and maintain a Security Clearance.

    Knowledge of Costpoint is beneficial.

    Work Environment, Physical Demands, and Mental Demands:

    Typical office environment with no unusual hazards, occasional lifting to 20 pounds, kneeling, standing, and walking, routinely sitting and constant use of speech/hearing abilities for communication, constant mental alertness, must possess planning/organizing skills, and must be able to work under deadlines.