Procurement Administrative Assistant

  • Augusta (Richmond County)
  • Permanent
  • Full-time

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Aurubis – metallurgy is our passion. We are a leading global multi-metal company and one of the largest copper recyclers worldwide. We process complex metal concentrates, scrap metals, and metal-bearing recycling materials into metals of the highest purity. These metals serve as the basis for key megatrends such as digitalization, renewable energies, e-mobility, and urbanization. Aurubis has about 7,100 employees, production sites in Europe and the US, and an extensive worldwide distribution system. Join our team and promote progress together with us!

Procurement Administrative Assistant

Your Tasks

  • Assist with the on-site procurement process from requisition to order placement, ensuring compliance with company policies and procedures.
  • Maintain and organize procurement records, contracts, and other documentation for easy access and reference.
  • Collaborate with suppliers and internal stakeholders to obtain necessary documents, such as invoices, delivery receipts, and certificates of compliance.
  • Generate purchase orders and ensure they are accurately completed, approved, and submitted to suppliers in a timely manner.
  • Monitor inventory levels and assist in the management of stock replenishment.
  • Support the procurement team in researching potential suppliers and obtaining quotes.
  • Assist in vendor qualification and evaluation, including gathering and updating supplier information.
  • Prepare and distribute reports related to procurement activities and expenses.
  • Answer and redirect procurement-related inquiries, both internally and externally.
  • Assist in coordinating meetings, appointments, and travel arrangements for procurement staff.
  • Participate in special projects and assignments as directed by the procurement manager.

Your Profile

  • High school diploma or equivalent; associate's degree or relevant certification is a plus.
  • Prior administrative or clerical experience, preferably in a procurement or related field.
  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and familiarity with procurement software is advantageous.
  • Excellent organizational skills with the ability to multitask and prioritize tasks effectively.
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy in data entry and record-keeping.
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact professionally with colleagues and suppliers.
  • An understanding of basic procurement processes and principles.
  • Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.
  • Commitment to maintaining confidentiality of sensitive procurement information.

We Offer

  • 401(k) with company match
  • Dental Insurance
  • Health Insurance
  • Vision Insurance
  • STD
  • LTD
  • Competitive Vacation Plan
  • ...and more!

What does Aurubis stand for? Take a look here!

Aurubis considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to sex, race, color, religion, ethnic or national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, pregnancy, leave status, disability, veteran status, genetic information and/or any other characteristic or status protected by national, federal, state or local law.