Assistant Buyer

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Actively participate in the support of Esri’s purchasing activities, including vendor and supplier relationship maintenance and managing purchase orders. You will execute daily tasks and projects with support from buyers and other colleagues. This position has opportunities for growth.


  • Procure indirect materials, supplies, services, and equipment, as required
  • Resolve supplier issues/concerns
  • Resolve A/P invoice issues related to purchases
  • Accurately and promptly reconcile assigned credit card accounts
  • Process purchase orders timely and efficiently
  • Maintain positive, effective relationships with suppliers and internal customers
  • Effectively prioritize workload to achieve optimum efficiencies
  • Perform various purchasing tasks, as needed


  • 4 years of work experience in a business environment, such as commercial, operations, consumer products
  • 1+ years of work experience in Purchasing
  • Professional self-starter capable of working with limited supervision
  • Detail-oriented team player
  • Superior customer service skills, excellent organizational skills, and strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Good math and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrated project management skills and the ability to multi-task
  • Able to interface with employees at all levels of the organization
  • Proficient skill level in the use of the Microsoft Office Suite of products
  • High school diploma or equivalent

Recommended Qualifications

  • Previous experience in contract processing or related discipline
  • Knowledge of SAP
  • Experience with strategic sourcing

About Esri

Our passion for improving quality of life through geography is at the heart of everything we do. Esri’s geographic information system (GIS) technology inspires and enables governments, universities, and businesses worldwide to save money, lives, and our environment through a deeper understanding of the changing world around them.


Esri is an equal opportunity employer (EOE) and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.


If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please email and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Please note that only those inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.


Esri’s competitive total rewards strategy includes industry-leading health and welfare benefits: medical, dental, vision, basic and supplemental life insurance for employees (and their families), 401(k) and profit-sharing programs, minimum accrual of 64 hours of vacation leave, twelve paid holidays throughout the calendar year, and opportunities for personal and professional growth.  Base salary is one component of our total rewards strategy.  Compensation decisions and the base range for this role take into account many factors including but not limited to skill sets; experience and training; licensure and certifications; and other business and organizational needs.


A reasonable estimate of the base pay range is $23.00 - $35.00.



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