Purchasing Clerk

The Purchasing Clerk provides clerical support for procurement and supply chain functions including, but not limited to answering incoming calls, greeting visitors, updating Open PO Status report, communicating with suppliers, and assisting with other general administrative needs.

 

Essential Responsibilities:

  • Generates daily/weekly/monthly reporting as required in support of purchasing activities.
  • Obtaining quotes and purchase order entry.
  • Working directly with manufacturing depts. and shipping/receiving departments internally and externally.
  • Maintain vendor pricing and update costing information
  • Verifies purchase requisitions by comparing items requested to master list; clarifying unclear items
  • Prepares purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items.
  • Responds to inquiries from a variety of internal and external sources to provide information, direction, and/or appropriate referrals.
  • Maintains purchasing information, files, and records
  • Updates ERP system to ensure accurate maintenance of order quantity, delivery dates, and pricing.
  • Performs general clerical duties such as answering phones, greeting visitors, filing, and data entry.
  • Other duties as needed and assigned.

 

Skills and Experience:

  • High School Diploma or GED equivalent
  • 2+ years general office experience with a background in Accounting, Supply Chain, or related environment preferred. 
  • Self-starter with the ability to exercise good judgment and proactively identify and resolve issues or problems.
  • Team player with the ability to interface effectively and provide prompt and professional service to customers, vendors, and employees at all levels of the organization.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills to include exceptional listening and follow-through abilities.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills with the ability to learn quickly, anticipate needs, take initiative and manage multiple tasks and conflicting priorities simultaneously to completion.
  • Basic computer skills with MS Office applications (Word, Excel PowerPoint, Outlook) with the ability to copy/paste data, format and calculate formulas for reports and presentations.

 

Benefits

We offer an attractive salary and a comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, a dental/vision, 401(k), STD, and Paid Time Off.   

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, ancestry, national origin, sexual orientation, age, disability, marital status, domestic partner status, or medical condition. 

If you are a proactive person who takes pride and ownership in your contribution, have excellent attention to detail, and want to be part of a growing organization, this could be your next long-term role. 

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