Purchasing Administrative Assistant

Alameda, CA
Jun 04, 2022
Biotech Bay
Required Education
High School or equivalent
Position Type
Full time
The Purchasing Admin will work closely with the Purchasing team. They will place non-production approved purchases for the company and provide administrative support to the Purchasing team.
What You'll Work On
  • Set up new suppliers to cut down on the use of the corporate credit card
  • Reconcile the corporate credit card reports as assigned
  • Coordinate meetings and travel for Materials department
  • General administration for Materials department including answering phones
  • Deliver approved packing slips to receiving to receive goods for buyers
  • Check purchase orders for all pertinent information required prior to filing
  • Manage the filing system for all purchase orders, purge purchase orders at year end and setup new folders for the new year

What You Bring
  • Strong verbal, written and interpersonal communication skills, with the ability to effectively interface and supervise personnel from a wide variety of disciplines, cultures and backgrounds
  • The desire to work and learn in a dynamic fast-paced environment
  • A high school diploma or GED
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office tools

What We Offer:
• A collaborative teamwork environment where learning is constant and performance is rewarded
• The opportunity to be part of the team that is revolutionizing the treatment of some of the world's most devastating diseases
• A generous benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, and life insurance; a 401(k) match; and an Employee Stock Purchase Plan
Penumbra, Inc., headquartered in Alameda, California, is a global healthcare company focused on innovative therapies. Penumbra designs, develops, manufactures and markets novel products and has a broad portfolio that addresses challenging medical conditions in markets with significant unmet need. Penumbra sells its products to hospitals and healthcare providers primarily through its direct sales organization in the United States, most of Europe, Canada and Australia, and through distributors in select international markets. The Penumbra logo is a trademark of Penumbra, Inc. 
Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.
If you reside in the State of California, please also refer to Penumbra’s Privacy Notice for California Residents.