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Administrative Assistant – Procurement Department

Position Highlights:

Excellent Pay and Generous Benefits
Exceptional Team Oriented Culture
Career Development Programs
Wellness Program and Employee Appreciation
Casual Attire and all-around FUN place to work!
Position Summary:

PRO*ACT is looking for an energetic individual to join our Procurement team! As an Administrative Assistant you will assist the Procurement Team in the execution of their objectives. As the department Admin, you will find yourself collaborating with appropriate team members in the performance of all assigned tasks. You will create contract RFPs (requests for proposals), work with Food Safety and Accounting departments on the addition of new suppliers, assist with daily contract pricing, coordinate contract commitments and communicate to the internal teams, distributors, and suppliers, coordinate and manage the new supplier approval process to ensure timely implementation, maintain an efficient, accessible filing system (electronic and hard copy), maintain and update all necessary supplier documents (e.g. annual certificates of insurance), produce reports (purchasing, contract comparison, etc.) as necessary, and perform other duties, as assigned. This is a great opportunity for someone looking to enter into the Produce Industry her in Monterey, California!

Experience/Education/Skill Set:

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience preferred.
2+ years’ experience in an administrative role required.
Experience with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook required.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills required.
Strong team player with the ability to flex as needed required.
Ability to Multi-task while still paying attention to detail required.
Ability to take direction and execute timely required.
Strong customer service both internally and externally required.
Ability to display a fun and positive attitude to all employees across the organization.

PRO*ACT is America’s leading distributor of fresh produce to the fresh food industry, utilizing its network of over 50 distribution companies operating over 70 third-party inspected, independently owned distribution centers across the United States and Canada. PRO*ACT sources perishable product from premier local, national and regional suppliers and markets a one-call solution to fresh food operators who benefit from PRO*ACT’s category cost management through commodity contract pricing, in-house consultation services, and integrated produce program distribution management.

Equal Opportunity Employer

Job Type: Full-time


401(k) matching
Dental insurance
Disability insurance
Flexible spending account
Health insurance
Life insurance
Paid time off
Vision insurance

Monday to Friday
Work Location:

One location
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