Purchasing Coordinator/Assistant Buyer - Career Opportunity (Miami) This position will support a Director and is responsible for sourcing equipment, goods and services, and managing vendors. The successful candidate will be able to perform strategic procurement activities across multiple categories, search for better deals, and find more profitable suppliers. Develop and maintain good vendor relationshipsTrack and report key functional metrics to reduce expenses and improve effectivenessForecast price and market trendsObtain quotes from vendorsPerform cost and scenario analysis, and benchmarkingEnter, maintain, and expedite Purchase OrdersComplete assigned reports and special projects as needed Contract assignment, temp-to-hire for the right candidate, Monday-Friday, 9:00 AM – 5:30 PM, $38-$42K (DOE) Qualifications:Minimum 3-5 years of experience in purchasing and project coordinationBachelor’s degree preferred but not necessaryStrong Excel, Word (testing conducted)Ability to gather and analyze data and to work with figuresStrong written communication skillsPleasing personality and great interpersonal skills in person and over the phoneAbility to organize and keep records for inventory and purchasing functionsBilingual (English/Spanish), helpful but not necessary
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