Purchasing Assistant

Lollicup® USA, Inc. is the manufacturer of Karat® foodservice disposables and a complete solution for all specialty beverage businesses.  Based in Chino, CA, we produce paper & plastic cups, dessert cups & food containers, straws & accessorial items for cups, deli containers & portion cups, foodservice gloves, and a growing line of foodservice disposables.  We also feature a full eco-friendly line of products under Karat® Earth, offering eco-friendly alternatives for all popular applications.

Main Job Tasks and Responsibilities:
We are currently seeking a Purchasing Assistant who will be responsible for overseeing multiple vendors to support the business needs of the company, ensuring a continuous supply of products.

Job Duties –

  • Create/Receive purchase orders for overseas containers; perform random inspections
  • Quality Control – test new/defective products and create report
  • Purchase from domestic & International vendors/suppliers by analyzing inventory requirements
  • Purchase & coordinate for remote warehouse(s)
  • Provide support for new product rollouts
  • Monitor inventory status on a daily basis
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly inventory reports
  • Other duties as assigned including, but not limited to, other purchasing-related assignments/tasks


  • Excellent math and analytical skills
  • Accuracy is extremely important
  • Must be highly proficient in Excel, Word, Outlook
  • Able to prioritize and manage multiple projects
  • Strong attention to details and highly organized
  • Demonstrates positive attitude and strong people skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills
  • General office environment requiring ability to sit and be in front of a computer screen for an extended period of time


  • Minimum 2-3 years direct experience in Purchasing.
  • Minimum AA degree; BA degree preferred (Accounting background a plus)
  • Previous experience in Netsuite & foodservice industry is a plus
  • Bilingual a plus (Prefer Mandarin, Chinese, Korean, Spanish)


  • Health/Dental & 401K benefits available after three-month probation period. Other miscellaneous perks may include: up to 50% off at Lollicup® Coffee & Tea corporate-owned stores, Company Dinners, and annual Company Trip.

Starting Wage: $2,500 to $2,800 Depending on Experience

Forward resume to: hr.purchasing@lollicup.com