22 April 2019
Job ID: CM-1607
Purchasing Assistant

Salary Range: 18,000 - 20,000 Baht

General Description:

A Purchasing Assistant helps the Purchasing Supervisor works with vendors placing orders for the products and raw materials that school needs. This position primarily conducts administrative and support activities to keep the purchasing department running efficiently, doing tasks such as scheduling material purchases and deliveries. Purchasing Assistant also maintains inventory and purchase records including conducts vendor research and selection to enhance profitability or efficiency.

This role requires excellent attention to detail as well as the ability to maintain and update paper alongside
computerized purchasing records.

Qualifications & skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Proficiency in written and spoken Thai & English with good communication skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Good skills in managing processes and analyzing Information
  • Effective organisational and time management skills.
  • Problem solving skills, fast thinking and decisive nature.
  • Eagerness in learning and well organized
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and work well as a team
  • Possession a strong character of being friendly, cheerful, enthusiastic, and service minded
  • Ability to work independently and proactively in a fast pace environment
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Familiarity with multicultural working environment
  • Being helpful and having friendly attitude, integrity, strong work ethic
  • Being reliable and trustworthy
  • Having passed or exempted from military service (male)
  • Obtaining at least 600 of TOEIC score


  • Follows up on orders to ensure that materials are delivered on promised dates
  • Maintains Purchase Records
  • Inspects products received for quality and quantity to ensure adherence to specifications
  • Helps Purchasing Supervisor in department management
  • Buys supplies and materials from vendors
  • Monitors stock levels and identify purchasing needs
  • Responds to inquiries of staff and administration regarding purchasing procedures
  • Performs any other tasks as assigned by supervisors (Direct and Hierarchical)

Applicants (who meet the above qualifications) should download the application form from the CMIS website https://cmis.ac.th/about/employment
and submit it along with a resume via APPLY NOW

School Address : 13 Chetupon Road, Chiang Mai Thailand 50000

Tel. 053-306152  Fax. 053-242455

Job Details:

  • Medical insurance
  • Dental insurance
  • Life insurance

Chiang Mai International School
Our School Conveniently located in the city of Chiang Mai,  Chiang Mai International School (CMIS) provides high quality education in an ideal social and cultural environment.  CMIS has been helping meet the educational needs of the international community in northern Thailand since 1954.  In 2014, we celebrated our 60th anniversary of educational excellence. We offer an English-language, American-sourced education taught from an international perspective. Our well-qualified teachers provide instruction that is aligned to a standards-based curriculum focused on learning. The academically rigorous Advanced Placement (AP ) courses offered in our high school help prepare our graduates for admission to outstanding universities and colleges around the world. Built on a tradition of providing educational excellence in a caring community, today we remain the school of choice for students from 31 different countries. While remaining true to our core values of the Christian faith, we welcome students from all faiths, cultures, nationalities, and backgrounds from the expanding international community in northern Thailand. At CMIS, we celebrate our ethnic and cultural diversity.  Our students have historic and cultural connections to many different countries, speak multiple languages, and often hold more than one passport.  We strive to maintain a culturally diverse student body, adding to the richness of the international educational experience. Accreditation and Member Organizations CMIS has held Thai Government legal status as an international Elementary and Middle school since 1985, and as a High School (accredited for university entrance qualification) since 1995. We are also accredited from Kindergarten through Grade 12 by the Western Association of Schools and Colleges (WASC ) in the United States and recognized by the Association of Indian Universities (AIU ).  CMIS is a member of the East Asian Regional Council of Overseas Schools (EARCOS ), the International Schools Association of Thailand (ISAT ), and the Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI ). 
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