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Purchasing Administrator
Voith GmbH | Dover, Pennsylvania
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Purchasing Administrator



JOB TITLE:                  Purchasing Assistant

DEPARTMENT:            Operations

SUPERVISOR:             Purchasing Supervisor

LOCATION:                  York, PA

FLSA STATUS:            Exempt



SUMMARY: The "Purchasing Assistant" will be responsible for the RFQ process for all Voith Requirements, under direction of the buyers. They will expedite all domestic and overseas purchase orders, ensuring that all system data is current.




  • Responsible for RFQ process in accordance with company procedures, policies, quality standards, and customer requirements.
  • Expediting, via phone, email and occasional Vendor visits to ensure system data is accurate.
  • Reviewing and processing vendors order acknowledgements, and informing relevant people of any discrepancies.
  • Other duties as assigned.



            GENERAL SKILLS:

§  Good oral and written communication ability.

§  Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills.

§  Basic knowledge of purchasing processes

§  Working knowledge of MS Office, MS Outlook, and MRP systems ( preferred)



§  High school graduate.

§  1-2 years similar experience



§  1-2 years of purchasing or customer service experience.

§  Basic understanding of engineering drawings a plus




Talking                                            Frequently

Hearing                                           Frequently

Sitting                                             Frequently

Standing                                         Frequently

Walking                                          Frequently

Bending                                          Occasionally

Climbing                                         Occasionally

Reaching                                        Occasionally

Prolonged Overhead Work             Seldom or never

Pushing/Pulling                               Occasionally

Kneeling/Squatting                          Occasionally

Lifting                                              Occasionally up to 25 lbs.

Carrying                                          Occasionally up to 25 lbs.

Balancing                                        Seldom or never

Rotation/Twisting                            Seldom or never

Keyboard Use                                 Frequently

Using vibration tools/equipment       N/A

Noise level                                      Usually quiet/Occasionally 85+ dBA

Position ID - 22382

Voith Hydro is an EEO/AA/VEVRAA compliant Federal Contractor and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, protected veteran status, or any other classification protected by federal, state, or local law.

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