Purchasing Assistant

Timely and dependable, the purchasing assistant must be available Monday-Friday from 7:30 am – 4:30 pm (1 hour lunch). Possessing solid communication and interpersonal skills is a must in dealing with our vendors and employees.  

Why Choose to Work for Security Fire Protection?

  • Pay is based on the level of experience you have.
  • We offer a 401K and profit-sharing retirement program.
  • We are owned by the APi Group, a publicly traded, multi-billion-dollar corporation based in Minnesota. This is a benefit that provides financial support and backing, world-class training, and leadership development.
  • We offer an industry leading benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision and tuition reimbursements.
  • We strongly believe in promoting from within. Every employee has the opportunity to participate in our Individual Development Plan (IDP) process. If you have the drive to make a better career for yourself, we will help you achieve that goal.
  • We are an engaged organization with strong and authentic values, with clear evidence of trust and fairness.  
  • We hire people whose values align with ours. This is a key element of our People/Talent Development Operating Code.
  • Many of our employees have worked with us for over 30 years. We believe if you invest in the right people, you will create long-lasting professional relationships that benefit everyone.
  • We have a longstanding commitment to hire veterans, both in the field and in the office.

Requirements:

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required. Two to four years related experience and/or training is preferred.
  • Able to pass a pre-employment background and drug test.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain a positive attitude and represent Security Fire in a professional manner.
  • Creating purchase orders for company purchases.
  • Be able to communicate with employees and vendors by answering phone calls and emails.
  • Taking orders from written lists or phone calls.
  • Entering correct data
  •  from vendor acknowledgements.
  • Understanding procurement categories and ledger accounts.
  • Receiving the purchase order in the system once the purchase has been received.
  • Reconciling invoices with accounts payable for problem invoices.
  • Working with inventory management.
Accessibility: If you need an accommodation as part of the employment process please contact Human Resources at
Email: beth.fatchett@securityfire.us

Equal Opportunity Employer, including disabled and veterans.

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