Department Specialist Meat Procurement

Albertsons Companies Auburn , WA 98092

Posted 3 weeks ago

Department Specialist Meat Procurement

The Procurement Department has an opening for a Department Specialist. This position is located in Auburn, WA.

POSITION PURPOSE:

The Department Specialist completes a variety of administrative and clerical activities that

support the Procurement Department in achieving goals and objectives. Works under moderate

supervision on work assignments requiring knowledge of Distribution Center and Department

policies and procedures

KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES:

  • Supports the Procurement Manager and Buyers by completing administrative and clerical work to

include: maintenance of files, running reports, data entry, answering telephones when necessary,

answering routine questions or referring to proper individual, sorts incoming and outgoing mail.

  • Completes the system set-up of new items and removal of discontinued items from the system.

  • Assists Buyers with the placement of purchase orders, maintains contact with retail store personnel to

resolve special problems or to obtain necessary information and maintain quality standards,

  • Coordinates necessary functions between the Procurement Department and other Distribution Center

Departments.

  • Enters store distribution and allocations of product.

  • Responds to special requests and researches information for other department members as requested.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

KNOWLEDGE AND EXPERIENCE:

Education Level:

  • High school diploma or higher.

Experience Level:

  • Knowledge of merchandising terminology and products as well as previous retail industry experience

preferred.

Skills and Experiences:

  • Good general office skills including typing, filing, answering telephones, taking messages, responding

to inquiries, handling incoming and outgoing mail, completion of office forms and the proficient use of

office equipment (calculators, photocopier, and telephone).

  • Good reading, writing, and verbal communications skills.

  • Good interpersonal skills to maintain effective business relationships within and outside the company.

  • Solid computer skills including the use of word-processing and spreadsheet software.

  • Math skills at a level to complete addition, subtraction, multiplication and division.

  • Be detail oriented, highly organized, and able to meet deadlines and work with confidential

information.

Job Description

Procurement Department Specialist

  • Most work is performed under general office conditions in a temperature controlled environment.

Incumbent will use calculators, keyboards, telephones, and other office equipment in the course of the

workday.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS: 0

PHYSICAL ENVIRONMENT:

  • Work typically performed in a temperature-controlled environment. A limited amount of time may be

at temperatures of 40 degrees or lower (frozen and perishable warehouses).

  • Spends long periods of time at desk or computer terminal.

  • Uses calculators, keyboards, telephone and other office equipment in the course of a normal workday.

  • Workday is fast paced, some evening and weekend work may be required.

Respond to: Interested candidates are encouraged to submit a resume by visiting http://hrd.safeway.com/careers/index.htm.

We foster an inclusive working environment where the different strengths and perspectives of each employee is both recognized and valued. We believe that building successful relationships with our customers and our communities is only possible through the diversity of our people. And a diverse workforce leads to better teamwork and creative thinking, as well as mutual understanding and respect.

We provide employment, training, compensation, promotion and other conditions of employment without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, sex, age, disability, veteran status, medical condition, marital status or any other legally protected status.

We support a drug-free workplace -- all applicants offered a position are required to pass a pre-employment drug test before they are hired.

AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


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