Purchasing Clerk

Houston, TX 77032

Posted: 03/05/2019 Employment Type: Temp To Hire Industry: Clerical Job Number: 46330 Pay Rate: $45K

Purchasing Clerk
Temp to Hire, possible Direct Hire Purchasing Clerk opening in North Houston available NOW, paying $45K annually!

What's in it for you?
The client prides themselves for being a culture-based company buzzing with high-energy. Aside from the enthusiastic environment, you'll enjoy:
A competitive salary
Paid Holiday, Vacation, and Personal Time
Medical, Dental, and Vision Insurance
Short-term Disability and AD&D Insurance
Employer Matched 401(k) Program


  • Planning/Scheduling suppliers/sub-contractors to maintain uninterrupted flow of materials including: Raw Materials, components, sub-components and services from internal, domestic and international suppliers
  • Raising purchase orders to ensure timely delivery of components in line with materials and production planning requirements
  • Identifying, notifying and managing potential shortages by planning and expediting internally and externally
  • Coordinate all planning and scheduling activities to achieve customer delivery requirements
  • Continuously working to minimize items on Back Orders from domestic and international suppliers
  • Expediting and rescheduling open purchase orders to suit planning/production/customer service requirements by negotiating with suppliers for delaying or bringing forward, cancelling, reducing or minimizing ordered quantities to minimize impact on inventory holding
  • Liaising with freight forwarders for all coming materials from overseas suppliers and maintaining in-Transit Report for accurate on line information for Customer Service.
  • Managing inventory levels to optimum levels to achieve balance between customer service and working capital (over stock v/s stock outs)
  • Improve systems and processes to deliver greater efficiency and effectiveness of service for company and customers
  • Liaise with field and internal staff in relation to purchasing requests and keep them informed on technical details, price and availability
  • Support management team with all required reporting of data analysis and prepare reports, in clear and concise communication methods.
  • Any other related tasks as directed.


  • High School diploma or general education degree (GED) required, with at least 5 years of hands on industrial purchasing experience.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in Microsoft Office, particularly Excel and PowerPoint, is required and experience with ERP systems such as M3, SAP or ORACLE is essential.
  • Sound communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Intermediate to Advanced skills in the MS Office applications with emphasis on Excel
  • Ability to work effectively as part of a team
  • Ability to multi-task and handling competing deadlines
  • Ability to develop strong working relationships
  • Industry based experience preferred
  • Broad distribution/manufacturing knowledge
  • Highly developed people management skills
  • Experience in negotiating supply priorities of raw materials
  • Understanding freight forwarding processes and experience with dealing with freight forwards, customs agents and suppliers.
Ready to Apply? We kindly ask you to please make sure you have fully read the above requirements as determined by our client company. If you already applied with TPI Staffing, please send me an updated resume and reference the Job ID. If you are not already registered, please apply by clicking the "Apply Online" button. You only need to apply once to be considered for all of our job openings or call me for more details.

Assilya Gates

We have offices throughout Texas, I am located at our Spring Office 322 Spring Hill Dr, Suite A100 Spring, TX 77386 open M-F 8:00 AM - 5:30 PM. Walk-Ins are welcome. 

Text Me at:  888-240-6993 with Name and Job Number after you have applied.

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