Junior Purchasing Assistant
Job Details
Kraft Kennedy - New York, NY
Full Time
4 Year Degree
Purchasing - Procurement


We are searching for an Assistant to join our Purchasing/Admin team to work in our New York office which is steps away from Grand Central station.  



  • Receive, sort and distribute incoming mail and facilitate outgoing mail/packages
  • General administrative (reception) and office services duties. (This will include opening and lifting boxes (as needed), light moving of conference room tables/chairs, dishwasher operation before leaving for the day and upon arrival), etc.
  • Greet public and clients and direct them to the correct staff member
  • Order and maintain all office/kitchen supplies and keep kitchen area clean and tidy
  • Assist with event planning and coordination 
  • Assist with basic accounting / human resources office services tasks as assigned/needed.
  • Coordinate messenger service
  • Ensure office equipment is properly maintained and serviced
  • Act as facilities liaison as needed
  • Utilize purchasing system for procurement of products
  • Initiate and develop new vendor sales leads that help create new business opportunities 
  • Be a reliable team player with an attention to detail to ensure accurate work
  • Look for opportunities to expand this role



  • Previous office experience is preferred (summer internship experience is ok)
  • Positive, courteous attitude, desire to provide top-level customer service
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel)
  • Internet skills including use of e-mails, group messaging and information gathering
  • Ability to multi-task and manage time effectively to work in a fast- moving environment
  • Effective communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Typing skills to ensure quick and accurate data entry
  • Must be able to lift/move and unpack boxes (up to 15 pounds)
  • Willing to learn; Capable of acquiring new skill sets and self-improvement