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Randstad Purchasing Administrative Support in Louisville, Kentucky

Purchasing Administrative Support

job details:

  • location:Louisville, KY

  • salary:$16 per hour

  • date posted:Wednesday, January 13, 2021

  • experience:Experienced

  • job type:Temp to Perm

  • industry:wholesaler of electronic supplies

  • reference:AB_3547287

  • questions:bridgette.mcdaniel@randstadusa.com502-583-1237

job description

Purchasing Administrative Support

Randstad is currently looking for a Purchasing Administrative Assistant for a temp to hire position in the East end of Louisville. This position will work with a small purchasing team and assit with contract reviews and direct vendor contact. Please apply directly or for any questions please email


Research potential vendors

Track orders and ensure timely delivery

Update internal databases with order details (dates, vendors, quantities, discounts)

Conduct market research to identify pricing trends

Evaluate offers from vendors and negotiate better prices

Prepare cost analyses

Maintain updated records of invoices and contracts

Follow up with suppliers, as needed, to confirm or change orders

Liaise with warehouse staff to ensure all products arrive in good condition

Work experience as a Purchasing Assistant, Purchasing Officer or similar role

Good understanding of supply chain procedures

Hands-on experience with purchasing software (e.g. Procurify or SpendMap)

Advanced knowledge of MS Excel

Knowledge of market research

Solid organizational skills


  • Vendor Management (2 years of experience is required)


  • High School (required)


  • Years of experience: 2 years

  • Experience level:Experienced

Shift: First

Working hours: 8 AM - 5 PM

Randstad is a world leader in matching great people with great companies. Our experienced agents will listen carefully to your employment needs and then work diligently to match your skills and qualifications to the right job and company. Whether you're looking for temporary, temporary-to-permanent or permanent opportunities, no one works harder for you than Randstad. EEO Employer: Race, Religion, Color, National Origin, Citizenship, Sex, Sexual Orientation, Gender Identity, Age, Disability, Ancestry, Veteran Status, Genetic Information, Service in the Uniformed Services or any other classification protected by law.