PROCUREMENT ASSISTANT

Overview

Date Posted:
1/12/2022
Job Code:
PS1100
City:
Tacoma
State:
WA
Country:
United States of America
Category:
Administrative and Support



Trident Seafoods was founded over 40 years ago and we are proud to have grown to be the largest vertically integrated seafood company in North America. We are a family-owned company with over 9,000 employees worldwide. Trident Seafoods is based out of Seattle, but has processing plants across the United States, Europe, Japan, and China. The real heartbeat of Trident Seafoods, however, is its access to the natural resources in the remote coastal communities of Alaska. We have a unique heritage, talented employees and a company culture founded on the “can do” spirit. Trident believes that our employees are the most foremost reason for our success, allowing us to be the leader in the Seafood industry.


Description

 

 

The Procurement Assistant is responsible for new supplier set up and maintaining the PO supplier database, continuously measuring and helping to streamline and improve the supplier onboarding process on new PO suppliers.

 

Under the direction of the Procurement Manager P2P & Compliance and in collaboration with Corporate Procurement, supports Plant Operations by performing the following duties:

 

Essential Functions will include but not limited to:

1. Communicates with external suppliers and internal customers
2. Gathers and maintains supplier documentations, including, but not limited to; W9/W8, COI, T&Cs, supplier questionnaire, contractor safety guidelines, credit information, etc...
3. Processes various documents for storage and retrieval.
4. Collects, sorts, prepares, and scans documents
5. Acts as a liaison between Corporate Procurement, Business Support, Risk Management, external supplier, and internal customers.
6. Assists Procurement Managers and Procurement Director with information gathering, project investigation as assigned.
7. Perform other similar or related duties as assigned.
8. Occasionally generate order requests into the Procurement system.

Minimum Requirements

 

 

Education:
Associate in Arts degree (AA) or higher: or equivalent experience

Experience:
- To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Database software; Order processing systems; Spreadsheet software, and Word Processing software.


Trident Seafoods is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, age and genetic information.

Trident Seafoods has adopted a zero-tolerance and drug-free workplace policy. Pre-employment drug examinations are required for all employees.

Any employment offer from Trident Seafoods is contingent upon the candidate maintaining valid immigration status and work authorization throughout employment, without any need for immigration sponsorship by the company.