Purchasing Clerk

North Fort Myers, Florida
Administrative & Support Services (Office and Administrative Support Occupations)
Job Type
Working Hours
7:00 AM - 4:30 PM
US$ 18.00 - US$ 22.00 per hour
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Recruiter, Spherion
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Job Description

Spherion is seeking a qualified purchasing Agent for a manufacturing company in North Fort Myers. This person will qualify vendors, track material usage, set reorder data points, produce purchase orders, verify receipt of goods, and maintain minimum inventory levels.

Essential Job Functions:

- Prepare purchase orders and send copies to suppliers and to departments originating requests.

- Determine if inventory quantities are sufficient for needs, ordering more materials when necessary.

- Respond to customer and supplier inquiries about order status, changes, or cancellations.

- Qualify Suppliers for reliability, quality, and method of shipment. Maintain an up to date book of vendors per ISO requirements.

- Contact suppliers to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other problems.

- Match the purchase order to the receiver at time of delivery.

- Review requisition orders to verify accuracy, terminology, and specifications.

- Prepare, maintain, and review purchasing files, reports and price lists.

- Compare prices, specifications, and delivery dates to determine the best bid among potential suppliers.

- Track the status of requisitions, contracts, and orders.

- Calculate costs of orders, and charge or forward invoices to appropriate accounts.

- Use safe work habits and follow all safety rules and regulations.

- Maintains a clean and organized work area.

- Ensure outputs are meeting documented requirements.

- Contributes to team effort by accomplishing related results as needed.

- This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive. Employee may perform other related duties as needed to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Working hours: 7:00 AM - 4:30 PM

manufacturing/distribution office setting: 2 years (Preferred)
purchasing: 2 years (Preferred)
procurement: 2 years (Preferred)


4-7 years

?? High School diploma or GED, 2 years of College and 2 years applicable experience or a combination of equivalent education and experience.

?? Experience with QuickBooks

?? Knowledge of Kanban systems

?? Knowledge of Lean manufacturing methodologies

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