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Purchasing Assistant

Company: Manitou Group
Location: Madison
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

JOIN THE UP MOVEMENTWe invite you to join our team asPurchasing AssistantJoining Manitou means forging your career path as part of an international group offering real opportunities to make an impact through your contributions.ABOUT OUR COMPANY & CULTURE:Manitou Group, a world leader in rough-terrain handling, invents, produces, distributes and services material for construction, agriculture and industries. We design, manufacture, distribute, and service products and solutions for the material handling, access equipment and compact earth moving activities that work smarter, faster, safer and cost efficiently. Through its iconic brands - Manitou, Gehl and Mustang by Manitou - and its network of 1,500 dealers worldwide, the group offers the best solutions by creating optimum value for its customers. With its headquarters in France, the group recorded a revenue of 1.9 billion euros across 140 countries in 2021, and it employs 4,500 people across 24 countries who are all committed to satisfying customers.We are passionate about our products and people. We are a company that thrives on employee engagement and driven to achieve excellence. We are proud of delivering results through accountability, collaboration, integrity and teamwork. We are Manitou.Convinced that work is a source of self-fulfillment, we look after the well-being of our teams by improving their work environment on a daily basis with a proactive Health and Safety Culture, open communication, recognition and developing our talent.GENERAL ACCOUNTABILITY:The Purchasing Assistant will perform administrative and clerical duties for the purchasing department.DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:Provides administrative and clerical support to the department.Types reports, purchase orders, memoranda, and other documents.Researches vendors and collects prices, specifications, and other data related to goods and services.Establishes and maintains a recordkeeping system for the purchasing department.Act as front desk receptionist and greet visitors.Order general office supplies.Process and distribute all incoming and outgoing mail.Receive and transfer telephone calls to the appropriate personnel.Performs other duties as assigned.EXPERIENCE:At least two years of clerical experience preferred.KNOWLEDGE:Ability to follow verbal and written instructions.Ability to learn purchasing procedures and policies.Ability to type 40 words per minute.Proficient with Google Suite or related software.EDUCATION:High school diploma or equivalent required.PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS::Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer.Must be able to lift up to 50 pounds at times.LOCALIZATION AND TRAVEL EXPECTED:This position is located in Madison, SD.Travel up to 5%.OUR REWARDS & RECOGNITION:In addition to an inclusive compensation package, we offer a comprehensive benefits program including Medical/Dental/Vision, a matching 401k, tuition reimbursement, volunteer program, wellness activities, employee and family activities throughout the year and so much more!Applicants must be authorized to work in the United States.Are you enthusiastic about this position? That s great, because we are too!Apply now!Equal Opportunity Employer

Keywords: Manitou Group, Sioux Falls , Purchasing Assistant, Other , Madison, South Dakota

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