Entry Level Purchasing Assistant at Reser's Fine Foods

Posted in Admin - Clerical 13 days ago.

Type: Full-Time
Location: Salem, Oregon

Job Description:

General Summary: Enters data from purchase orders and interplant product transfer orders for finished goods.

Benefits and Culture 

We offer a competitive compensation and benefits package designed to help employees live a healthier life, build rewarding careers and save for the future. Reser's offers choices whenever possible, because we recognize the diverse and ever changing needs of our employees. Benefits include medical, dental, vision, AD&D, life, 401(k) with discretionary match, wellness programs, paid holidays and vacation time to name few!

We strive to be your Employer of Choice. As one of our five cornerstones, this means that we go all-out to create an environment where people choose a lasting career because Reser’s care about their personal development & safety, and delivers a rewarding work experience. 

Principal Duties and Responsibilities

1. Enters replenishment orders for brokered items.

2. Creates purchase order for outside vendors as needed.

3. Contacts suppliers in order to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages.

4. Reviews requisition orders to verify accuracy and specifications.

5. Answers phone questions with prompt follow up.

6. Prepares and maintains purchasing files.

7. Regular attendance and punctuality is required due to working with people, items and equipment that are at the facility.

Job Specifications

1. Purchasing experience is preferred.

2. High School Diploma or equivalent is preferred.

3. Basic PC skills are required. 

4. Must be skilled in 10-key data entry.

5. Knowledge of Business Planning and Control Systems is preferred.

Working Conditions

1. Office environment.

2. Repetitive hand, wrist, and finger activities.

Recipe for Success

Reser’s is the leading provider of fresh refrigerated deli salads, side dishes, and prepared foods for the supermarket, club store, and food service industries. Family owned and operated, Reser’s has been a proud sponsor of good times at racetracks, picnics, BBQs, music festivals, and affordable family meals since 1950. Reser’s family of brands include Reser’s American Classics, Main St Bistro, Stonemill Kitchens, and more. With more than 4,500 employees, Reser’s operates 14 facilities in the US, Mexico, and Canada and actively supports the communities it serves. 


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