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Purchasing Assistant

Job ID:R221164
Location:Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

Purchasing Assistant

Corporate Headquarters

12575 Uline Drive, Pleasant Prairie, WI 53158

At Uline, our products are always in stock and ready to ship in all locations. This is how we fulfill our service promise to our customers. In the Purchasing department, you'll make sure we have enough supply to cover the demand for each product at every location.

Better together than apart. This position is on-site, and we are looking for good people who share our passion.

This is a contractor / temporary role.

Position Responsibilities

  • Assist buyers with purchase order confirmations, tracking and maintenance for designated product lines. 

  • Regularly communicate inventory updates and concerns with Buyers.

  • Update product details and price changes in Purchasing systems as requested.

  • Run Open Order status reports to track inventory shipments.

  • Conduct secondary vendor product searches.

Minimum Requirements

  • High school diploma or equivalent required. Bachelor’s degree preferred.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Highly detail-oriented.

  • Good written and verbal communication skills.


  • On-site café with executive chefs and seasonal dinner-to-go options.

  • Access to our first-class fitness center.

  • Over four miles of beautifully maintained walking trails.

About Uline

Uline is North America's leading distributor of shipping, industrial and packaging materials. We're a family-owned company known for incredible service, quality products and same-day shipping of our huge in-stock inventory. With over 8,500 employees across 12 locations, it's time you joined Uline.

Uline is proud to operate as a drug-free workplace. All new hires must complete a pre-employment hair follicle drug screening.

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Our employees make the difference and we are committed to offering exceptional benefits and perks!  Explore to learn more!

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Uline challenges you to be your best. It pushes the limits of your potential and provides you with the tools you need to succeed, making it a great place to build your career.