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Company: JBS USA
Location: Plainwell
Posted on: January 15, 2022

Job Description:

**Purchasing Assistant** -Serves under Purchasing Supervisor

The primary responsibilities of purchasing assistant are the retrieving, issuing, and stocking of parts and materials. The stockroom clerk is the first responder to assist at counter to handle parts retrieval and issuance.

Expected duties include but are not limited to:

1. Retrieving, issuing, and documenting parts and materials as they are received and dispersed.

2. Receiving and taking delivery of parts and materials.

3. Delivering parts and materials.

4. Operating a forklift

1. Load and unload product placing bales of cardboard, chemicals, machinery etc. away in warehouses and overhead storage racks.

2. Unloading freight and chemicals from incoming deliveries.

3. Dumping 2 cu yd dumpsters filled with trash, production residue, and hide sludge and other waste materials into open top trash dumpsters and trash compactors.

4. Retrieving chemicals from chemical storage and racking and delivering to various departments.

Individual must be attentive to detail and record keeping to perform the following:

1. Taking daily or cyclical inventories.

2. Verifying on hand inventories.

3. Verifying incoming shipments of materials.

4. Posting receivers on computer system.

5. Issuing materials from inventory on computer system.

6. Filing paperwork and documents by combination of company name and numerical sequence.

7. Hand writing issue slips and inventories requiring:

1. Legible penmanship

2. Ability to read and interpret detail of labels and placards on materials.

3. Ability to write twelve (12) digit number sequences without transposing numbers.

8. Finding parts and materials in the computer data base for maintenance and other departments.

1. Checking on hand computer balances.

2. Finding locations and warehouses where parts are stored.

3. Researching Order histories including the following:

1. On order quantities

2. Requisitions and details including for whom the materials were ordered.

3. Receiving histories.

4. Issue histories.

5. Return and repair histories.

6. Handling Repairs and returned parts and materials.

Individuals must have strong work ethic, be dependable, able to work independently (often without direct supervision) and possess a strong cooperative attitude.

Other experience or background that is not required but is helpful and preferred is:

1. Ability to speak and/or write Spanish.

2. Strong Computer Skills

3. Familiarity with mechanical parts and materials.

4. Maintenance experience.

5. Experience with packaging materials.

6. Experience in handling chemicals.

7. Warehouse or stockroom experience.

+++ Day - 6:00am to 2:30pm M-F


**"The Company is dedicated to ensuring a safe and secure environment for our team members and visitors. To assist in achieving that goal, we conduct a drug, alcohol, and background checks for all new team members post-offer and prior to the start of employment. It is a job expectation that all new employees have, at minimum, the first dose of the COVID-19 vaccine in advance of their first date of employment. If you need assistance in obtaining a vaccine, the Company can help schedule you with one of its healthcare partners following a conditional job offer, if one is made."**

**You must have at the minimum, first dose of the covid vaccine.**

Keywords: JBS USA, Kalamazoo , PURCHASING ASSISTANT, Other , Plainwell, Michigan

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