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Purchasing Assistant
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Reyes Holdings | Oak Creek, WI
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Job Description

Position Summary:

A Purchasing Assistant is responsible for purchasing items for wholesale distribution, ensuring the items are at the highest quality possible and are at the volume and dollar amount specified when ordered.

Required Skills and Experience:

* High School diploma or GED.
* 6+ months buyer level foodservice experience.
* Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
* Excellent communication, interpersonal, customer service and time management skills.
* Negotiation skills.
* Ability to handle multiple priorities.
* High degree of initiative, self-motivation and organization skill.
* This position must pass a post-offer background and drug test.

Preferred Skills and Experience:

* College degree
* Foodservice distribution experience.

Position Responsibilities may include, but not limited to:

* May monitor inventory to ensure product quality and turnover for maximum return on investment.
* May monitor and maintain product gross margins relative to targeted profit goals.
* Assist and support the Purchasing department in projects and assignments as required.
* Assist with coordination and planning of marketing activities and events.
* Ensure products purchased are at the highest quality possible.
* Work closely with vendors, brokers/suppliers.
* Must be familiar with products and market trends.
* Other projects or duties as assigned.

Physical Demands and Work Environment:

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 Resources department to see what, if any, reasonable accommodation may be made.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status. Drug Free Workplace.

As an Equal Opportunity Employer, Reyes Holdings companies will recruit and select applicants for employment solely on the basis of their qualifications. Our Practices and Procedures, including those relating to wages, benefits, transfers, promotions, terminations and self-development opportunities, will be administered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation and gender identity, age, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status and all other classes protected by the Federal and State Government. Drug Free Employer.

About Reyes Holdings

Reyes Holdings, aligned with leading brewers and foodservice providers, delivers the best-known brands and widest variety of food and beverage items to retailers around the world. Annually, the company delivers over 750 million cases of high-quality beer and food products from 100 warehouses in North America, Europe, Central and South America, Asia Pacific, The Middle East, and Africa. 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. Reinhart FoodService serves 44,000 customers from 27 regional distribution centers across the United States. Today, Reyes Holdings is the 16th largest privately held company in America and one of the largest privately held companies in Chicago with more than 14,000 employees and annual sales of 20 billion dollars.