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Robert Half Purchasing Assistant in Janesville, Wisconsin

Description We are offering a unique opportunity for a Purchasing Agent to join our team in the Plastics Manufacturing industry, based in Janesville, Wisconsin. The primary function of this role involves creating and updating purchasing orders, contracts, and vendor information in the SAP system for all our business units across the United States. This role offers a short term contract employment opportunity.


• Create purchasing orders upon request and adjust them as needed, ensuring correctness by verifying with buyers

• Create and update contracts in the SAP system in a timely manner

• Follow up on indirect orders for all business units in the USA using Oracle and SAP

• Provide accurate and updated information records

• Regularly update data in SAP, including contracts, information records, source lists, lead times, and purchasing groups

• Set up and update vendor information in the system, ensuring all details are accurate and up-to-date

• Close orders in SAP as needed, ensuring all transactions are completed and recorded correctly

• Utilize ERP solutions, JD Edwards EnterpriseOne, Microsoft Excel, About Time, and SAP to perform buying processes and provide excellent customer service

• Select components as needed, ensuring all items meet the required specifications and quality standards. Requirements

• Minimum of 1 year experience

• Proficiency in ERP Solutions and SAP for inventory management and procurement processes

• Knowledge of JD Edwards EnterpriseOne for efficient supply chain management

• Proficiency in Microsoft Excel for data analysis and reporting

• Familiarity with 'About Time' software for time tracking and project management

• Understanding of buying processes and component selection in the plastics manufacturing industry

• Strong customer service skills to ensure smooth interaction with suppliers and internal teams

• Ability to pass background checks as per company policy

*Bachelors preferred

Robert Half is the world’s first and largest specialized talent solutions firm that connects highly qualified job seekers to opportunities at great companies. We offer contract, temporary and permanent placement solutions for finance and accounting, technology, marketing and creative, legal, and administrative and customer support roles.

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All applicants applying for U.S. job openings must be legally authorized to work in the United States. Benefits are available to contract/temporary professionals, including medical, vision, dental, and life and disability insurance. Hired contract/temporary professionals are also eligible to enroll in our company 401(k) plan. Visit for more information.

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