Purchasing Clerk
Job Opportunity at HG Arias & Associates

Posted on Apr 17

http://www.ariasjobs.com    915-598-0200

Location: El Paso, TX
Job Type: Temporary
Job ID: W4156264

POSITION SUMMARY: The General Clerk follows clearly detailed procedures in performing simple repetitive tasks in the same sequence. Responsibilities would include filing pre-coded documents in a chronological file, or operating office equipment, (e.g. photocopy, fax machine, desktop computer, lap top computer).


  • Purchasing of Construction and HVAC materials
  • RFQ’s
  • POs (tracking and management)
  • Supply Management
  • Tracking Budget Expenses
  • Vendor Relationships
  • Assists in a variety of administrative matters
  • Maintaining a wide variety of financial or other records (stored both manually and electronically)
  • Verifies statistical reports for accuracy and completeness
  • Compiles information
  • Handles and adjusts complaints
  • Uses a thorough knowledge of an office’s work and routine to choose among widely varying methods and procedures to process complex transactions
  • Independently select or devise steps necessary to complete assignments
  • May direct lower level clerks
  • Performs other duties and special projects as assigned
  • Update Purchasing reports for current ETA's
  • Assist Purchasing Department with data entry tasks
  • Support Purchasing Department in facilitating material acquisition process
  • On occasions pick up of materials from local vendor maybe required.
  • High School Diploma or G.E.D.
  • 2 to 3 years of experience in the clerical field
  • Experience in general office or customer service preferred
  • Skill to operate a computer keyboard
  • Subject-matter knowledge and judgment to complete assignments consisting of numerous steps varying in nature and sequence
  • Personal computer literacy including word processing and spreadsheet software applications is preferred
  • Human relations skills to maintain effective relationships with others and work in a team environment
  • Fundamental mathematical ability including addition, subtraction, multiplication and division
  • Oral and written communication skills to provide factual and procedural information, and to understand and follow instructions
  • Flexibility to respond to changing work priorities and handle multiple requests at the same time
  • Demonstrated common sense skills
  • Ability to act responsively to customer inquiries and requests and escalate appropriately
TYPICAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS:  Employees may experience the following physical demands for extended periods of time:
  • Sitting (50-75%)
  • Standing and walking (10-20%)
  • Keyboarding requiring manual dexterity (10-25%)
  • Interfacing with others
  • May bend or stoop to retrieve file folders occasionally
  • Talking on the phone
  • Viewing computer monitor requiring close vision (10-25%)
  • Noise from equipment in construction environment
  • May lift or move boxes occasionally (up to 25 pounds)
WORK ENVIRONMENT: Work is performed in a business office environment.
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