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Purchasing Administrator Jobs in California

Purchasing Administrator Jobs in California offer a unique blend of professional growth and personal fulfillment. In this role, you're not just performing tasks; you're at the forefront of driving efficiency and accuracy within procurement processes, ensuring the smooth operation of our business. You'll find yourself immersed in an environment that values your development and contributions, surrounded by a team dedicated to innovation and excellence. With every challenge and opportunity, Purchasing Administrator Jobs in California empower you to make a significant impact, fostering both your career advancement and personal satisfaction.

Why a Job as a Purchasing Administrator in California is a great idea.

Landing a job as a Purchasing Administrator in California is an exceptional opportunity to grow your career amidst the state's dynamic and innovative business environment. The role of a Purchasing Admin here not only allows you to engage with diverse industries but also places you at the heart of where cutting-edge practices and sustainability meet, reflecting California’s commitment to progress and environmental stewardship. Our cities, brimming with cultural diversity and creativity, provide a vibrant backdrop that enhances both personal and professional life, making every day an adventure. Moreover, the natural beauty and outdoor activities available ensure a work-life balance that's truly unparalleled, enriching your experience beyond the office walls.

Why Work for IES communications in California?

At IES Communications in California, we're not just offering a job; we're inviting you to be part of a vision that leads the telecommunications industry into the future. As a Purchasing Administrator with us, you'll join a team where your growth is our priority, supported by state-of-the-art technology and unparalleled training opportunities, ensuring your career flourishes alongside our expanding capabilities. Our commitment to fostering a nurturing work environment means you'll find more than just professional satisfaction here—you'll be valued for who you are and the unique contributions you make, truly making a difference in the communities we serve and shaping the future of telecoms together.

Company Benefits

Competitive Wages

Medical, Dental, & Vision Coverage

401(k) Plan

Short Term Disability

Compensated Industry Certifications

Optional long-term disability

Paid Time Off (PTO)

Illness, accident, legal, pet coverage.

Company paid life insurnace

Paid training & defined career path

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What will you do as a Purchasing Administrator at one of IES Communications' California Branches?

At our California branches, our Purchasing Administrators play a crucial role in maintaining the flow and accuracy of our procurement processes. They are responsible for meticulously entering purchasing details into our accounting system, ensuring everything from GL codes to project numbers and sales tax percentages are correct. These team members verify that all purchases have the necessary approvals before preparing and submitting orders to vendors, also handling order confirmations with precision. Beyond these tasks, they tackle invoice or PO discrepancies, manage returns and credit memos, and adjust purchase orders as needed, all while efficiently self-managing their workload and contributing to other responsibilities within our team.


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What is the average salary of a Purchasing Administrator in California?

The average salary for a Purchasing Administrator in California is approximately $60,000 per year. This figure can vary based on experience, location, and company size.

How do I become a Purchasing Admin in California?

To become a Purchasing Admin in California, start by obtaining a high school diploma or equivalent; however, many employers prefer candidates with a bachelor's degree in business, supply chain management, or a related field. Gaining experience through internships or entry-level positions in purchasing or administration is crucial for developing relevant skills and understanding procurement processes. Additionally, consider pursuing certifications such as the Certified Professional in Supply Management (CPSM) to enhance your qualifications and stand out to potential employers.

How long does it take to become a Purchasing Administrator in CA?

Becoming a Purchasing Administrator in California typically requires 1-4 years of experience, depending on the complexity of the role and the specific industry. This timeline includes gaining relevant education, such as a bachelor's degree in business or a related field, and accumulating practical experience through entry-level positions or internships.

Is being a Purchasing Admin in California a good job?

Absolutely, being a Purchasing Admin in California can be a great job. The state's diverse industries offer unique opportunities for growth and skill development. Plus, competitive salaries and the chance to work with innovative companies make it an attractive role. It’s a position that not only provides financial stability but also offers a fulfilling career path for those interested in procurement and supply chain management.

How much does a Purchasing Admin in CA make?

A Purchasing Administrator in CA typically makes between per hour, and per year depending on their experience and qualifications.

Is there a demand for Purchasing Administrators in California?

Yes, there is a significant demand for Purchasing Administrators in California. This role is crucial across various industries, especially given the state's large economy and diverse market sectors. Businesses are continually seeking skilled professionals to manage procurement processes efficiently, making it a promising career path.

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