Vacancy

Function

Purchasing Clerk

Department

General

Location

Fairfield, CA, USA

Level of experience

Entry Level

Contract type

Full-time

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SUMMARY OF FUNCTIONS:

The clerk is responsible for Purchase Order (PO) follow up with suppliers, updating AX with current supplier confirmation dates and managing supplier expedites based upon Planning’s instructions. Assisting Buyer(s) in maintaining AX (ERP system) purchase prices, lead times, terms, and any other supplier or product information as appropriate. When changes arise, the clerk must advise Buyer(s) and Planners and communicate any changes that will negatively affect any internal departments and/or the end customer. The Clerk may also be assigned specific tasks in support of the department’s supplier management responsibilities.

MAJOR DUTIES AND REQUIREMENTS:

Ensure all activities are performed in a safe manner.

Maintain work areas in neat, orderly and safe manner.

Ensure purchased raw materials are delivered in time to meet committed customer ship dates, work with Planning & Buyer(s) to determine or adjust committed dates and keep them & AX updated to any changes.

Follow up on requested purchased MRO and all other expense & Capital items are delivered in time to meet end user required dates, work with Requestors to ensure committed dates are met. Keep requestors updated to any changes.

Work with Warehouse staff to ensure that materials are received, prioritize urgent items. Work with Buyer(s) and/or suppliers to obtain any missing PO documentation that impacts receiving

EXPERIENCE AND/OR EDUCATION REQUIREMENTS:

Minimum high school diploma (two-year college degree preferred).

Minimum of 1 year of purchasing related experience in a manufacturing environment.

Must have good interpersonal, communication and organizational skills and the ability to work with all levels of the company.

Should have experience in a computerized MRP system.  MS Dynamics AX experience strongly preferred.

Must be able to communicate clearly (written and verbally) in English. 

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:

- Must be capable of lifting up to 55 lbs.

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