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Purchasing Assistant

Modern Building Systems
Job Description
Purchasing Assistant – Aumsville, Or

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to explore the Modular Building industry as a Purchasing Assistant at a family owned business located in Aumsville, OR. This is an entry level position, with room for advancement, in a company that prides itself in their integrity and they take care of their employees. Modern Building Systems is the oldest continuously licensed commercial building manufacturer in Oregon, Washington, and California.

Duties and Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:
• Assists purchasing manager with placing orders and inventory control.
• Works with vendors/suppliers to follow up on delivery dates and back orders.
• Maintains current and accurate files of vendor prices in spreadsheets and accounting software.
• Assists with Take offs.
• Processes material receivers.
• Researches products and vendors by phone and internet.
• Confers with vendors to obtain product information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule.
• Tracks the status of backorders and informs appropriate departments of any issues.
• Processes HVAC packets for warranty.
• Other duties as assigned.

Preferred Qualifications and Experience
This position requires one year experience in purchasing and computerized receiving in the construction industry, basic computer, accounting, and blue print reading skills, and familiarity with the shipping and receiving process.

Benefits and Compensation:
Wage DOE
Modern offers the best in class benefits package including:
• 100% Employer Paid Employee Health and Dental Insurance
• 100% Employer Paid Life and Short Term Disability Insurance
• 401(k) with Employer Match
• PTO, Vacations and Holidays

How to apply:
Respond to this posting with your resume
Call us at: (503) 749-4949
Go to to fill out an application

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