Purchasing Assistant

Responsibilities and Duties

  • Data entry and filing
  • Place purchase orders for inventory and MRO items
  • Purchase inventory from approved suppliers
  • Follow expenditure approval level procedure when placing orders
  • Maintain follow up reports to ensure on time delivery
  • Maintain the integrity of the purchasing quality records
  • Log and track daily Kanban releases
  • Prepare monthly supplier performance data
  • Other duties as assigned


  • 2 years’ experience in purchasing, administration or support role, preferably in a manufacturing environment
  • Associates degree preferred
  • Knowledge of AS400/Mapics preferred
  • Basic computer skills including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Occasional lifting of product, not exceeding 40 pounds.
  • Schedule: Monday-Friday 8-5

Please include most recent salary/wage when applying

Western offers a competitive salary and benefits package. Qualified candidates may submit a resume, including salary requirements by email to jobs@westernenterprises.com, by fax at 440-871-1279, by mail or in person at: 33672 Pin Oak Parkway, Avon Lake, OH 44012 or 875 Bassett Road, Westlake, OH 44145.  No phone calls, please. DRUG FREE/EOE