177 Georgia Avenue, Providence, RI, USA
Ira Green, Inc

The Purchasing Assistant supports the planning, facilitation, and day-to-day operations within our purchasing team. This position is suited for those who thrive in a dynamic, fast-paced environment, juggling multiple projects and tasks at once. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented and highly organized with a positive attitude. The successful candidate will perform strategic activities, ultimately providing a high-quality experience for our customers.



  • Responsible for supporting the purchasing team with purchase orders, vendor management, and follow up
  • Data entry and general clerical/administrative tasks
  • Filing and answering phones
  • Daily review of open purchase orders (contacting vendors, expediting orders)
  • Monitoring of inbound communications, data entry, and purchasing team support as needed
  • Review vendor acknowledgments
  • Develop and maintain positive vendor relationships
  • Maintain a positive working relationship with inside and outside sales teams
  • Assist with special projects as needed




  • 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.
  • Computer skills required: MRP/ERP Systems; Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Other skills required:
    • 2+ years of manufacturing production control and scheduling experience
    • Knowledge of production practices and procedures
    • Commitment to excellence and high standards
    • Strong organizational, problem-solving, and analytical skills
    • Ability to manage priorities and workflow
    • Versatility, flexibility, and a willingness to work within constantly changing priorities with enthusiasm
    • Proven ability to handle multiple projects and meet deadlines
    • Good judgment with the ability to make timely and sound decisions

Ira Green, Inc. is an Affirmative Action/Equal Opportunity Employer

Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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