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Purchasing Clerk

Jacksonville, FL - Plant

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following:

Carries out responsibilities in accordance with the organization's policies and applicable laws.

Other duties may be assigned. 

Storeroom: (40%)

  • Cycle Counts all items in storeroom on a monthly basis.
  • Supplements cycle count with random visual inspections to assure adequate supplies are on hand.
  • Enters sign outs from storeroom in data system (Maximo).
  • Adjusts storeroom inventory in system based on cycle counts.
  • Issues item numbers for additions to inventory.
  • Makes labels for storeroom boxes and new or description changed items.
  • Keeps storeroom shelves clean and in order.
  • Coordinates pick ups and deliveries with suppliers as needed. 

Purchasing: (20%)

  • Enters requisitions for repair or maintenance items.
  • Runs reorder reports to inspect for accuracy.
  • Enters requisitions for storeroom items at or below order quantity
  • Reviews requisitions, consolidate and turn into purchase orders as needed.
  • Runs MRP, MAXIMO or applicable program and issue purchase orders for indicated items as needed.
  • Purchases operational supplies other than raw material such as lubricants, strapping, etc. as needed
  • In conjunction with Maintenance and Supply Room employee(s) identifies and purchases maintenance and repair supplies and services as needed.
  • Calls vendors for prices and delivery as needed.
  • Meets with vendors as necessary in the absence of Purchasing Manager
  • Returns unwanted or defective items-follow up for credit.
  • Evaluates safety stock and adjust as indicated.
  • Runs applicable program to audit issues and charges to various departments.  Correct or adjust to monthly close-out. 

Receiving/Shipping (20%)

  • Opens boxes/packages and inspects for correct contents. Compares Packing Slip with Purchase Order to ensure correct items delivered.
  • Places received items in proper storeroom location or delivers to proper internal customer.
  • Receives items into system (Oracle/Maximo). Record RC # in Oracle.
  • Files packing list as needed.
  • Packs boxes for UPS, courier and/or other pickups.
  • Provides courier service by picking up necessary supplies, picking up and delivering mail between home office and the plant (continues throughout the day). 

Accounting (10%)

  • Monitors item accounting codes to assure accurate assignments of charges.
  • Assists and coordinates with Accounting on invoice and vouchering process as needed.
  • Prepares and submits month end accruals as needed. 

Other Duties (10%)

  • Fills in for vacations and absences in the supply room.
  • Completes monthly fire extinguisher inspections, correcting any issues.
  • Maintains daily forklift and overhead crane inspections, forwarding any issues to maintenance.
  • Collects storm water runoff and arranges delivery to lab.
  • Maintains Company pickup (servicing, washing, tags, etc.)
  • Performs other task as assigned.
  • Maintain MSDS.

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Employee Benefits

  • Health Care Plans
  • Dental Plans
  • Vision Plan
  • Flexible Spending Plans
  • Employee Assistance Program
  • Company-paid Life
  • Company-paid AD&D
  • Company-paid Disability Insurance
  • 401(k) Savings & Retirement Plan
  • Incentive Programs
  • Paid Vacation
  • Paid Holidays
  • Bereavement Leave
  • Jury Duty Pay
  • Tuition Reimbursement
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