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Administrative Assistant - Purchasing

Job ID:R226935
Location:Pleasant Prairie, Wisconsin

Administrative Assistant - Purchasing

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.

Position Responsibilities

  • Provide administrative support to Uline’s Director of Branch Purchasing.

  • Complete day-to-day reporting and correspondence.

  • Run reports, queries and prepare presentations.

  • Manage travel arrangements for the Branch Purchasing team.

  • Complete weekly and monthly reports.

  • Provide support for department managers, interacting with other employees and managers.

  • Plan department lunches and events.

  • Schedule and arrange meetings for the Branch Purchasing team.

  • Work closely with many other departments such as the Distribution Center, Logistics,

  • Merchandising and each of Uline's branches.

Minimum Requirements

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

  • 2+ years of administrative experience.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Office products.

  • Excellent communicator – speaks and writes clearly and to the point.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills.

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality when dealing with sensitive information.


  • Complete medical, dental, vision and life insurance coverage, Flexible Spending Accounts and wellness programs.

  • 401(k) with 5% employer match.

  • Paid holidays and generous paid time off.

  • Tuition Assistance Program that covers professional continuing education.

  • Bonus programs that include annual performance, sales goals and profit sharing.

Employee Perks

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

  • First-class fitness center with complimentary personal trainers.

  • 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.




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.