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Purchasing Assistant

Location: Houston, TX

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DataVox is seeking a Purchasing Assistant for our corporate office in Houston, Texas!

  • Do you have 2+ years of purchasing experience?
  • Do you have excellent time management skills?
  • Are you an effective communicator?
Before learning more about the position, let us tell you a bit more about who we are! DataVox has been serving the Houston and Dallas-Fort Worth area for over 30 years with our advanced technology solutions. We specialize in Audio Visual Solutions, Data Center & Network Technologies, Network Security, IT Support Services, Network Cabling, Phone Systems & Physical Security. We are committed to be the best technology partner and ensure the highest level of expertise and quality service by having people like you on our team. What You’ll Do The Purchasing Assistant will be tasked with overseeing product inventory levels within the Audio-Visual department to ensure day to day business operation goes uninterrupted. This will include conducting price comparisons, maintaining great relationships with various vendors, and proper data management.
  • Create Purchase Orders and review purchasing agreements with vendors
  • Track orders and ensure timely delivery
  • Maintain strong working relationships with vendors
  • Monitor stock levels and identify purchasing needs
  • Update pricing in internal databases
  • Prepare cost analyses
  • Manage returns and credits back to customers
What You Need
  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree preferred
  • 2+ years of Purchasing experience highly preferred
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills in planning and implementation
  • Self-starter with ability to proactively identify and perform problem resolutions
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced, demanding, and ever-changing team environment
  • Proficient in MS Word/Excel/Outlook
  • Experience with Great Plains and FieldPoint is a plus
Physical Demands While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to touch, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stoop, kneel, or crouch. The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 20 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus. Work Environment The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate as normally based in an office. The position will also require usage of stairs and elevators. Benefits:
  • Medical / Dental / Vision
  • 401(k)
  • Vacation / Sick / Company Holidays

DataVox is an equal opportunity employer. We expressly prohibit discrimination based on race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, pregnancy, sexual orientation, disability or military status. The company complies with applicable laws governing non-discrimination by state and locale.