Purchasing/Human Resources Assistant

William Barnet & Son, LLC - Savannah, GA


Purchasing/Human Resources Assistant

Assist, Coordinate and Maintain purchasing and human resources objectives within the Barnet Savannah facility

  • Coordinates purchasing of all plant items in quantities, at prices and under favorable conditions for the plant and submit purchase order to supplier
  • Work closely with Shipping/Receiving Manager by providing information on orders and incoming shipments
  • Act as a liaison between the Barnet Savannah and Corporate Accounting
  • Ensure month-end activities for materials are processed and posted.
  • Track all expenses for materials, supplies and projects and create report for Plant Manager monthly
  • Responsible for maintaining an updated vendor base through AS400 and vendor reactivation, as appropriate
  • Audit invoices received to ensure pricing and quantity are correct.
  • Create and issue Purchase Orders for product/material orders and projects.
  • Track project purchase orders and expenses (blanket PO’s)
  • Audit Vendor acknowledgements to ensure that the acknowledgement matches the PO as well as payment terms are correct
  • Monitor inventory of all consumable supplies and identify purchasing needs
  • Manage service contracts such as uniforms, cleaning service, ice/water machines, drink/food machines, etc.
  • Assist Corporate HR Manager and Plant Manager in coordination of plant wide meetings, events, training and other activities
  • Assist Corporate Human Resources Manager in orienting new employees and completing new hire paperwork such as benefit enrollments
  • Serve as point person for employee inquiries regarding online self-service, policies, events, payroll, benefits, etc.
  • Administrative Assistant for Plant Manager and Corporate HR Manager

Required Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources, Business or related field or 5 years experience in Human Resources and purchasing or combination of education and experience
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills ability to communicate with internal and external customers
  • Advance knowledge of Microsoft Excel (pivot tables)
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Multi task ability in a fast paced environment, which includes ability to handle interruptions, delays and unexpected problems on daily basis
  • Strong mathematical skills
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Highly motivated, self-starter
  • Innovative, creative and decisive
  • Exceptional interpersonal and leadership

Job Type: Full-time

Salary: $19.00 to $20.00 /hour


  • Purchasing: 3 years (Required)
  • Human Resources: 3 years (Preferred)


  • Bachelor's (Preferred)

Work Location:

  • One location


  • Health insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Vision insurance
  • Paid time off

This Job Is Ideal for Someone Who Is:

  • Dependable -- more reliable than spontaneous
  • People-oriented -- enjoys interacting with people and working on group projects
  • Detail-oriented -- would rather focus on the details of work than the bigger picture


  • Monday to Friday
  • 8 hour shift

Company's website:

  • www.barnet.com