Purchasing Support Specialist II
BAE Systems - Louisville, KY

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Applicant must be focused, very quick to learn and must have strong skills in Microsoft Excel and all Microsoft Office programs. A motivated, multi-tasker will be most successful in this position. Three or more years of experience in an administrative position are required – preferably in purchasing. Accuracy and pride in work product are essential in this position.

Duties and Responsibilities:

* Interfaces with enterprise system to create purchase and sales orders, along with verbal or email dialog with suppliers to ensure timely and accurate product flow.

* Interfaces with a diverse group of buyers to provide timely and accurate communication, issue resolution and follow-up.

* Coordinates between suppliers and customers with respect to availabilities, ship dates, cancelation dates and prompt resolutions for all related issues.

* Files, faxes, copies and provides administrative support as required. Creates, maintains, prints and distributes reports in support of purchasing activities.

* Performs both routine and special projects.

* Creates and maintains various MS Excel spreadsheets that are critical to ongoing purchasing activities.

* Purchasing of Office Supplies and other internal department needs.

* Responsibilities will evolve as quickly as candidate can learn and grow.

* Must be highly organized, detail orientated and possess excellent and tenacious follow-up skills. Required Skills:
Microsoft Office, Strong typing skills
Preferred Skills:
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With headquarters in Arlington, Virginia, this Land & Armaments Operating Group of BAE Systems employs nearly 11,000 professionals at more than 30 locations worldwide. Land and Armaments is a global leader in the design, development, production, and service support of armored combat vehicles, major and minor caliber naval guns and missile launchers, canisters, artillery systems, and intelligent munitions.

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