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Purchasing Assistant

Perishable Shipping Solutions

Perishable Shipping Solutions

attalla, al, usa
Posted on Monday, June 3, 2024

Our Lineage team is growing! Are you ready to make an impact at the world's largest and most dynamic temperature-controlled logistics company? We are looking for a Purchasing Assistant for the Attala, AL location.

To assist the buyer in accurately finalizing all details of inbound ordering and purchase order follow through.


  • $17.50 - $18.50 Hourly
  • Monday - Friday 8AM - 4:30PM, Fully Remote

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Confirm vendor receipt of purchase orders
  • Match vendor price confirmation to purchase order expected pricing
  • Add delivery charges to purchase orders
  • Adjust PO quantities/prices delivery dates as instructed by buyer or vendor
  • Ensure purchase orders are shipped and scheduled to deliver on time
  • Track missing deliveries
  • Communicate delivery issues, shortages, price discrepancies to buyer
  • Assist in sample/special order process as needed
  • Additional administrative/reporting tasks as directed by supervisors

PERFORMANCE MEASURES are the expectations or outcomes of duties/responsibilities and will be a basis for any performance reviews.

QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Experience in other functions of food service preferred but not necessary. Basic MS Office/Outlook/Excel skills required.

Why Lineage?

This is an excellent position to begin your career path within Lineage! Success in this role enables greater responsibilities and promotions! A career at Lineage starts with learning about our business and how each team member plays a part each and every day to satisfy our customers’ requirements. Beyond that, you’ll help us grow and learn on our journey to be the very best employer in our industry. We’ll ask you for your opinion and ensure we do our part to keep you developing and engaged as we grow our business. Working at Lineage is energizing and enjoyable. We value respect and care about our team members.

Lineage is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer and is committed to compliance with all federal, state, and local laws that prohibit workplace discrimination and unlawful harassment and retaliation. Lineage will not discriminate against any applicant on the basis of race, color, age, national origin, religion, physical or mental disability or any other protected status under federal, state and local law.


Lineage provides safe, stable, reliable work environments, medical, dental, and basic life and disability insurance benefits, 401k retirement plan, paid time off, annual bonus eligibility, and a minimum of 7 holidays throughout the calendar year.