Purchasing Clerk

Houston, TX 77065

Posted: 11/21/2018 Employment Type: Temporary Industry: Clerical Job Number: 45886 Pay Rate: $23.50

Purchasing Clerk

The Purchasing clerk supports buyers/ senior buyers with reviewing shortages, expediting existing purchase orders, clearing pending invoices and updating dates in the system and participate in team activities as required. This role is a temporary 1-2 month project that could possibly go longer, paying $23.50/hr.


  • Follow up with suppliers on the status of existing POs and maintain dates in the system accordingly.
  • Communicate/ respond to queries from Production Planning, Production, Strategic Procurement, Project Management, Quotations group and Order Management on PO status
  • Support buyers with the maintenance of quotations, Lead Times and other item attributes for materials and services by consistently communicating with suppliers.
  • Support buyers in resolving Accounting issues involving price or count discrepancies.
  • Assist buyers with communication of actions driven from system exception messages
  • Work with buyers to resolve any paperwork, trade compliance or Logistics related issues.
  • Review weekly reports to support overall material plan.
  • Provide assistance to buyers to pull and fill the data for SQDC boards.
  • May perform other duties as assigned.


  • High School Diploma or GED, required
  • Associate Degree, preferred
  • Minimum of 2 years experience in Purchasing, Supply Chain, Customer Service, Accounting or related discipline
  • Strong Negotiating skills
  • Proficiency in MS Excel
  • Ability to handle multiple priorities
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Samantha Shultis

Hi, I'm Samantha! We have offices throughout Texas, I am located at our Cypress Branch 21840 Northwest Freeway Suite E Cypress, TX 77429 open M-F 7:30 AM - 5:30 PM. Walk-Ins are welcome.

I recruit for all Texas regions, if the position is outside of the greater Houston area please email me your resume after applying online. 

Text Me at: 888-240-6456 with Your Name and Job # after you have applied.

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