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  • Posted:
    8 months ago
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  • Deadline:
    July 24, 2023
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Purchasing Assistant


Palo Alto, CA

$25.00 – $28.00


Option 1 is currently recruiting for a Purchasing Assistant with a Top University in the Bay Area. In this position, you will be responsible for investigating and presenting vendor research, offers and packages as well as performing high volume purchasing for the department. The ideal candidate should have strong attention to detail and excellent written and verbal communication.

Excellent opportunity to grow your Purchasing knowledge and experience!!!


• High volume purchasing

• Vendor research

• Presentation of vendor offers/packages to upper management

• Researching venues and presenting pros/cons, local, finances to management

• Assist with and attend upcoming events as needed

• Ability to successfully multitask

• Excellent written and verbal communication

• Strong attention to detail


• Minimum 6 months purchasing experience

• Bachelor’s degree preferred

• Comfortable using Office 365

• Exposure to event coordinating is a plus!

For immediate consideration, please apply!

Option 1 Staffing is an award-winning, statewide, recognized leader in staffing and recruiting, specializing in placing the highest caliber of Non-Clinical Healthcare, Information Technology, Supply Chain, Administrative/Office, and Accounting/Finance professionals in contract and direct-hire opportunities. We work with top and emerging companies in the Technology and Healthcare industry.

We Offer:

• Excellent opportunity to work for an outstanding, large, and growing company!

• Awesome Benefits!

• Excellent salary!

• Medical Insurance

• 401K

“Best of Staffing Award”

Best of Staffing Award is the only award in the U.S. that recognizes staffing agencies that have proven superior service quality based entirely on ratings provided by their clients and job candidates. Award winners make up less than 2% of all staffing agencies in North America.

“Top Performer Award”

Top Performer Award by Workforce Logiq highlights high-performing staffing companies who are chosen based on a variety of criteria critical to our client’s satisfaction, including customers serviced, cycle time, submittals per requisition, percentage of submittals hired, program compliance, fill ratio, and more.

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