Assistant Buyer

Sep 13 2023
ALTRES Office |Honolulu|Full Time, $50,000 / year
Job Description

Join a stable local company with over a decade in business.

Our client is seeking an Assistant Buyer to help provide administrative support including item maintenance, claims processing and purchase order confirmations. This is a great entry-level position to gain experience and learn what it takes to be a buyer.

Qualified candidates will have their associate's degree and 1 year of working experience.

Interested? Apply today for immediate consideration!




Sand Island, Honolulu, Oahu


$50,000 a year


  • Assist buyers with system maintenance of items.
  • Verify item data to determine if valid to implement into the company?s system.
  • Process and expedite purchase orders for local vendors.
  • Assist buyers in confirming purchase order prices and identifies any discrepancies.
  • Assist buyers in researching new products and providing landed cost quotes to the sales team.
  • Assist buyers in processing vendor claims for samples and damages.
  • Track progress of all customer complaints and ensure all issues are resolved
  • Review data integrity reports for discrepancies and work with buyers to make corrections.
  • Work directly with new vendors to ensure all required paperwork is completed.
  • Work directly with existing vendors to request paperwork renewals for letters of guarantee, certificate of insurance and HACCP plan.
  • Perform clerical duties such as typing correspondence, filling vendor proposals, certifications, bids and support documents.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.


  • Associate's degree in marketing, business administration, or equivalent experience.
  • Minimum 1 year of experience in a business-related field preferred.
  • Foodservice industry experience is a plus.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.).
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Ability to learn new things quickly.