Purchasing Clerk

Houston, TX 77040

Posted: 12/13/2018 Employment Type: Temp To Hire Industry: Clerical Job Number: 45956 Pay Rate: $14.00

Purchasing Clerk

Now hiring a Purchasing Clerk in NW Houston for a temp to hire role, paying $14/hr!


  • Perform all daily purchasing activities for assigned vendors and products.
  • Review buy reports, consolidate requirements, check for at risk items, and place orders.
  • Optimize the use of negotiated supplier buy plans, quantity discounts, break points, and freight programs to lower total acquisition costs.
  • Work with the Product Manager to develop Inventory Policy and inventory analysis methodologies specific to assigned Product Group.
  • Identify opportunities to leverage spend, participate in the development of plans, and implement the changes required.
  • Provide analysis and recommendations for location specific inventory levels, reorder points, and replenishment methodologies. Includes thorough analysis of logistics options, utilizing direct from vendor shipments, scheduled releases and/or other methodologies to lower total acquisition costs.
    Monitor stock outs and take appropriate steps to correct. Make recommendations for changes in Inventory Policy to avoid future outages.
  • Expedite purchase orders and update PO information in Commerce Center. Communicate with the field on extraordinary Purchase Order issues, extended lead-times, and critical customer requirements.
  • Pro actively look for erroneous and/or out of date information in the database.
  • Take appropriate action to correct the data and keep it current.
  • Monitor supplier performance and respond to the daily needs of customers.
  • Expedite orders as needed in support of stated Service Level goals.
  • Identify opportunities for product returns and work with the Product Manager in negotiating tying these returns to the next order.
  • Assist with project work as required.


  • Analytical skills
  • Some report writing
  • Communication and interpersonal skills
  • Self-starter
  • Adaptable to change
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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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