Buyer Assistant

Weee! Fremont , CA 94538

Posted 2 weeks ago

Under general direction of the Department Manager/Buyer, responsible for providing support to the Buyer in order to achieve revenue and margin objectives.

  1. Works closely with Suppliers, Buyers, Logistics and Customer Service.
  2. Responsible for transactions such as processing orders, accessing previous orders and special orders.
  3. Maintains current open purchase orders to maximize the established Buyer Service Level objective.
  4. Primary liaison between Buyers and Suppliers.
  5. Makes suggestions and recommendations to Supervisor in an effort to continually improve the operations.
  6. Applies basic skills and procedures to standardized duties and tasks to help maintain contracts, programs and supplier agreements.
  7. Contacts suppliers and freight carriers via telephone and email to expedite outstanding purchase orders.
  8. Works to resolve routine questions and issues from Suppliers and Warehouses. Refers more complex issues to higher levels.
  9. Ability to resolve issues independently.
  10. Performs work that is varied and that may be somewhat difficult in character.
  11. Able to mentor and train other employees.
  12. Supports Buyers in reaching overstock inventory objectives by assisting with product returns and inventory transfer maintenance, with the direction and guidance from the Buyer.
  13. Performs related duties as assigned.


  1. Strong customer service skills
  2. Strong interpersonal skills
  3. Read and write Mandarin Chinese
  4. Good analytical skills
  5. Demonstrates leadership qualities and the ability to effectively train others
  6. Strong organizational skills with emphasis on attention to detail and accuracy
  7. Ability to resolve supplier issues quickly and creatively in order to improve customer satisfaction
  8. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite
  9. Based on category, may require advanced Microsoft Excel skills.


Stock options, health and dental insurance, free lunch and more.

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