Southwest Key Programs Inc.

  • Purchasing Clerk

    Location US-TX-Brownsville
    Posted Date 2 months ago(10/22/2018 4:56 PM)
    Job ID
    2018-10773
    # Positions
    1
    Category
    Accounting/Finance
  • Job Summary:

    The Purchasing Clerk is responsible to ensure purchasing requisitions/orders from Programs are compliance with Corporate purchasing guidelines. The Purchasing Clerk will electronically submit all orders requested by the Program

    Essential Functions:

    • Prepare, process and/or review program generated purchase requisitions/orders, as required.
    • Track the status of outstanding orders and back-orders.
    • Work as a liaison with local programs and accounting department.
    • Ensure staff follow electronic procurement processes.
    • Complete purchase orders for local regional office, as needed
    • Interact with the suppliers as needed.
    • Coordinate with Corporate Procurement team to investigate problems with invoices such as receiving errors, price discrepancies, incorrect quantity, and/or item number listed.

    Other Functions:

    • Special Procurement projects, as assigned
    • Purchasing liaison between corporate and local programs

    Qualifications and Requirements:

    • Three (3) to five (5) years of procurement/purchasing experience
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel
    • Team Player
    • Ability to work independently
    • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
    • Associate degree from an accredited college or university with major coursework in Accounting or related field or equivalent experience.

    Preferred

    • Bilingual English/Spanish

    Physical Demands:

    Must be able to read, write, and communicate both verbally and in written form to express and exchange ideas. While performing the responsibilities of this job, the employee must be able to access all components of workstation and other office equipment. Frequent typing, writing, bending and twisting. Must be able to lift up to 25 pounds.

    Work Environment:

    General office environment with moderate noise. This position is mostly sedentary, sitting most of the time, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods. A busy environment with many unscheduled interruptions. Frequent computer use at workstation for extended periods. Public contact position requiring appropriate business apparel.

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