Purchasing Clerk in Irving TX

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Mission Foods
Purchasing Clerk
Job ID: 
Irving TX
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Job Types:
MRO/Non-Foods, Purchasing Supervisor/Manager

Provides administrative and clerical support to the Purchasing Department.

  • Create and Release Purchase Order.
  • Corporate purchasing programs administrator (Grainger, Stapes,)
  • Manage compliance for TQM programs (SQF, AIB)
  • Help Process Department Request, Assist A/P Department.
  • Manage Contractor Controls-Insurance, Safety Review, Job-Site Review and Scheduling.
  • Open GR/IR Review.
  • Manage Master Data of MRO Materials.
  • Back up Admin Manager for Additive & Packaging, and SQF Control.
  • Vendor Sourcing, Maintenance, Evaluation, and Retention.
  • RFP, RFQ, Management.
  • Maintain Market Review on all Raw Material & MRO Costs.
  • Assist SSC A/P on invoice variances.
  • Inventory Review of Market Cost and Sourcing of MRO Materials.
  • Invoice Verification Via Scan Pro.
  • All duties as assigned.


High School Diploma, GED or equivalent required, Associate degree preferred. 2 years of experience in a similar position. *Any equivalent combination of related education and/or experience may be considered for the above.

  • Basic bookkeeping skills
  • Experience with SAP R/3 MM module, preferred.
  • Excellent Computer skills
  • Ability to communicate effectively in oral presentations and in writing.
  • Bilingual English and Spanish preferred.
  • Good organizational skills.

This position purchases and maintains spare parts inventory and keeps track of all purchasing and budget data for the department.

  • Orders parts as indicated by the parts requisition form and/or work orders, coordinated to avoid duplication of order.
  • Inventories “critical spare parts” daily to insure availability of high use items (per list) such as Teflon belts.
  • Ensures that P.O.’s are filled out correctly per procedure.
  • Obtains Maintenance Managers signature of approval on all P.O.’s prior to purchasing.
  • Periodically checks competitors cost on like items to insure best pricing and fill out cost savings form.
  • Periodically creates spreadsheets for Maintenance Manager comparing costs or parts usage over a period of time.
  • Conducts formal quarterly and annual inventories. Participates in inventory program. Updates inventory as required.
  • Insures parts receiving are done on a daily basis into the computer inventory program. Updates inventory as required.
  • Ships and receives department parts as required. Generates receipts for outgoing parts.
  • Conducts parts or components search and pricing as directed by the Maintenance Manager.
  • Responsible to maintain MSDS file for any new chemicals that may be purchased. Reviews files monthly and informs Maintenance Manager of any updates as needed.
  • Responsible for removal of department hazardous wastes such as oil, solvent, etc. has these items removed by a licensed hauler. Ensures proper manifests are completed and filed.
  • Monitors inverters, circuit boards, gearboxes, and motors for repair in shipment. Notifies Maintenance Supervisor of the need to rebuild, or sends components out for a rebuild.
  • Periodically tours the production lines to learn the operations and associate spare parts to equipment.
  • Coordinates availability, arrival, and purchasing of spare parts with Maintenance Management to ensure parts are available when required.
  • Follow all Safety procedures and Company Safety Policy.
  • All other duties as assigned.
  • In the absence of the Maintenance Purchaser, the Maintenance Manager will assume these duties.


High School Diploma, GED or equivalent
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