Eastern Industrial Supplies, Inc.
  • 03-Jan-2019 to 04-Mar-2019 (EST)
  • Greenville, SC, USA
  • Full Time

Medical, Dental, Disability, Life, 401k + Employer Match, Paid Holidays, Vacation, Sick Time and Eastern Cares Program

Summary: Provides support to the purchasing department by helping with vendor purchase orders, branch transfers, Eclipse reporting, vendor maintenance, and other general purchasing activities.


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: Included are the following. Other duties may be assigned. 

  • Creating vendor purchases
  • Assisting with PO approvals
  • Maintaining and updating vendor pricing
  • Expediting open POs for the company
  • Creating new vendor accounts
  • Entering stock transfers
  • Creating and maintaining Excel spreadsheets
  • Other administrative activities as needed
  • Reporting for work on a regular and timely basis


Supervisory Responsibilities:  This job has no supervisory responsibilities.


Competency: To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:


  • Customer Service Assist in handling difficult or emotional internal customer situations; Responds promptly to vendor/co-worker needs; responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.
  • Oral Communication Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions;  Participates in meetings
  • Attendance/Punctuality Is consistently at work and on time; Ensures work responsibilities are covered when absent; Arrives at meetings and appointments on time.
  • Teamwork - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed.
  • Ethics - Treats people with respect; Keeps commitments; Inspires the trust of others; Works with integrity and ethically; Upholds organizational Core Values.
  • Professionalism Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values; Benefits organization through outside activities; Respects diversity.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.
  • Modelling Eastern's High Performing Culture values.


Qualifications:  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: One year certificate from college or technical school and six months related experience and/or training in distribution and six months related experience and/or training in sales; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


  • Language Skills: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.   Ability to speak effectively with customers or employees of organization.


  • Mathematical Skills: Ability to add and subtract two digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10's and 100's.  Ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume, and distance.


  • Reasoning Ability: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out detailed but uninvolved written or oral instructions.  Ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.


  • Computer Skills:  To perform this job successfully, an individual should have or should develop knowledge of Eclipse software.  Ability to work on personal computers using software applications such as Word, Excel, and Google Mail. Ability to search and find product detail on vendor websites.


  • Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Prefer current Driver's License


  • Other Skills and Abilities: None                                          


  • Other Qualifications: This company reserves the right to modify, interpret, or apply this job description in any way the company desires.  This job description in no way implies that these are the only duties, including essential duties to be performed by the associate occupying this position.  This job description is not an employment contract, implied or otherwise.  The employment relationship remains "at-will".  The aforementioned job requirements are subject to change to reasonably accommodate qualified disabled individuals.


Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee is frequently required to stand; walk; sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision and distance vision.


Work Environment:  The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.



Equal Opportunity Employer


Eastern Industrial Supplies, Inc.
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