Our client in Glendale Heights is looking to bring on a Purchasing Assistant The pay for this position is between $14.00-$15/hr based on experience. JOB DESCRIPTION The job of Purchasing Assistant provides support to the purchasing process and assigned department staff with specific responsibility to the processing and maintenance of accurate delivery information and material cost. The right Candidate will have strong administrative skills, some experience supporting purchasing operations and have a proven work history of reliability and taking on new responsibilities. Duties and Responsibilities ``Issue new purchase orders to Suppliers, receive and verify confirmations and update system. ``Update purchase order delivery information using Supplier confirmations (ASN`s). ``Re-confirm past due purchase orders with Suppliers documenting changes and notifying Buyer and Master Scheduler of change. ``Expedite purchase orders for accelerated delivery. ``Create daily shipping report. ``Create daily Kanban report. ``Enter work orders and corresponding purchase orders for external processing. ``Place purchase orders for MRO type material. ``Attend specific company meetings. ``Create weekly production reports. ``And other duties as assigned Qualifications ``High School Diploma/GED required ``Must have strong computer Skills -Proficient in Excel/Outlook ``Must have excellent Communication Skills ``Must be able to prioritize duties based on Company needs.