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Purchasing Assistant

Company: Precision Castparts Corporation
Location: Minerva
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

Purchasing Assistant


United States of America

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Position type

Full Time

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Company Profile

With more than 120 operations and approximately 20,000 employees worldwide, Precision Castparts Corp. is the market leader in manufacturing large, complex structural investment castings, airfoil castings, forged components, aerostructures and highly engineered, critical fasteners for aerospace applications. In addition, we are the leading producer of airfoil castings for the industrial gas turbine market. We also manufacture extruded seamless pipe, fittings, and forgings for power generation and oil & gas applications; commercial and military airframe aerostructures; and metal alloys and other materials for the casting and forging industries. With such critical applications, we insist on quality and dependability - not just in the materials and products we make, but in the people we recruit.

PCC is relentless in its dedication to being a high-quality, low-cost and on-time producer; delivering the highest value to its customers while continually pursuing strategic, profitable growth.

In 2016, Berkshire Hathaway, led by Chairman and CEO Warren E. Buffett, acquired Precision Castparts Corp.

Position Summary


Acts as an agent of the company in the purchase of low value or repetitively purchased supplies, materials, equipment and services as directed by the Buyer and Purchasing Manager. Ensures effective communication with vendors and company departmental users to achieve the right quality, at the right time and at the right price.


* Resolve discrepancies on invoicing, receiving and pricing issues.
* Follow-up on overdue purchase orders and expedite critical shipments.
* Input purchase orders into the SyteLine computer system.
* Initiate and compile packing slips and debit memos.
* Compile and issue monthly reports as required.
* Maintain Purchasing files.
* Compile and issue "request for quotes" as required.
* Compose correspondence, documents, forms, etc as required.
* Update Quality Control manuals, Purchasing Specifications and Purchasing policies and procedures.
* Place small value purchase orders as required.
* Assist with inventory management of critical supply store items.


* Minimum of three years' experience in Purchasing activities or a related field.
* Capable of handling multiple tasks at once with a minimum of direct supervision.
* Accurate data entry and word processing skills. Proficient at Word and Excel, proficient and/or willing to learn Syteline.
* Extensive knowledge of organizational skills and office practices.
* Good interpersonal and communication skills with plant personnel and suppliers.

Keywords: Precision Castparts Corporation, Canton , Purchasing Assistant, Other , Minerva, Ohio

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