Assistant Buyer

Powder City is seeking an Assistant Buyer to join its supply chain team.

Although purchasing experience is welcome, this is an entry-level position with the only requirement being intermediate spreadsheet knowledge. A familiarity with formula creation is needed to calculate reorder points and forecasting product needs based on sales.

Negotiating skills are preferred since this position will be sourcing and negotiating mostly with domestic and some international suppliers. Aside from materials, this position will also source domestic services, such as third-party manufacturing and testing.

Existing product knowledge is also preferred, but not required.


  • Ordering from suppliers and calculating reorder points
  • Product sourcing
  • Assisting in product development
  • Developing pricing for business customers
  • Negotiating with suppliers
  • Assisting with cycle counts


  • Excellent written and verbal communication
  • Negotiation skills
  • Strong written and verbal communication
  • At least intermediate spreadsheet knowledge (formula creation)
  • Knowledge of dietary supplements or nootropics preferred

To Apply

Please send your resume, along with answers to the questions below to with 'Assistant Buyer' in the subject line:

  1. How do you change a relative reference to an absolute reference in a spreadsheet formula?
  2. Do you have any purchasing experience?


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