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21Jan

Purchasing Assistant

Spahn & Rose Lumber Co, Dubuque, IA

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Established in 1904, Spahn & Rose has 23 retail lumber and building material stores in Iowa, Illinois & Wisconsin.  We currently have an opening for a Purchasing Assistant at our corporate office in Dubuque.  This position maintains master cost files, items files, and the log of vendor program details relating to rebates and marketing commitments.  

 

PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Performs weekly update of commodity products replacement cost.
  • Updates non-commodity product price changes to be complete ahead of effective date.
  • Updates all product costing to reflect current replacement price.
  • Processes all vendor rebates and ensure accurate credits applied to yards supporting the program.
  • Tracks all rebates to ensure prompt payment of credits due from vendors.
  • Maintains spreadsheet of rebate dollars received as compared to projections.
  • Gathers all purchase reports from distributors tied to indirect rebate agreements from manufacturers and submit for payment as directed by the program agreement.
  • Establishes, develops, maintains and updates filing system for the department. Retrieves information from files when needed.  Establishes, develops, maintains and updates library of vendor information.
  • Works independently and within a team on special nonrecurring and ongoing projects. Acts as project manager for special projects which may include: planning and coordinating multiple presentations, disseminating information, coordinating vendor correspondence.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Previous experience as an administrative assistant in a fast paced environment.
  • Experience in purchasing or a retail environment is a plus.
  • Ability to prioritize, organize, problem solve and meet deadlines.
  • Strong organizational, multi-tasking and follow up skills.
  • Ability to communicate effectively verbally and in writing.
  • Proficient PC skills using MS Word, Excel, Outlook.
  • Maintain positive relationships with internal/external customers and staff.

 

At Spahn & Rose we pride ourselves in providing our customers with excellent service and a superior quality product mix, while encouraging our associates to have rewarding careers with potential for advancement. We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including health, dental, disability and 401K and profit sharing plans. 

If you are interested in being part of a growing and dynamic organization doing business for over 114 years, we encourage you to apply and submit your resume today!

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Job Details

Req Num --
ID 551547
Location
Dubuque, IA
Positions 1
Type
Employee
Status
--
Pay --
Categories
Clerical/Office Administration
Purchasing
Shifts
First Shift
Benefits
Health Insurance
Dental Insurance
Life Insurance
Retirement Plan
Paid Vacation
Paid Sick Leave
Paid Holidays

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