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Purchasing Clerk in Saint Joseph, MO at Next Level Performers

Date Posted: 6/19/2018

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Job Description

Purchasing Clerk

Are you a Purchasing Clerk looking to make a solid career move to a company that offers excellent pay, benefits, and training?

As a Purchasing Clerk do you have advanced knowledge of using the value analysis approach?

Does your Purchasing Clerk experience include Full knowledge of accepted purchasing principles?

If so, we would love to talk with you!

For immediate consideration, please submit your resume today!

We are Triumph Foods located in St. Joseph and are proud of our diverse workforce.  Our employees represent over 60 countries!

A Day in the Life of a Purchasing Clerk includes:

•       Assist with all aspects of plant/corporate purchasing operations to include; capital expenditures, budgetary controls. 

•       Responsible for purchasing materials, supplies, and services; selecting sources; maintaining purchase records and contacting suppliers.

•       Assist other departments when necessary in searching for new sources, products, and developments. 

•       Review requisitions and create purchase orders.

•       Negotiate with suppliers on quality, warranty, price, and delivery.

Job Requirements

Skills and Experience to be Successful:

•       Support internal control procedures that protect and secure the assets of the corporation and that preclude misappropriation of funds or assets.

•       Requisitioning/purchasing system for Triumph Foods that improve responsiveness provides dollar savings through volume and blanket purchases, and that meets the needs of the company with timely delivery of materials, supplies, and services.

•       Receive and timely analyze (using the value analysis approach) requests for purchases of materials, supplies, and services; determine vendor source; process requisition; provide for monitoring receipt and providing status to requesting department.

•       Negotiate with suppliers on quality, warranty, price, and delivery so that Triumph Foods pays only for the actual value of supplies or services received.

•       Monitor an inventory control system for materials, services and mechanical parts that ensures adequate levels for continuous operations while at the same time maintains inventory at a level that uses a just-in-time purchase and delivery process.

Education and Experience:

A minimum of three (3) years of purchasing experience within the last five (5) years or a B.S. degree with an emphasis in business, e.g., administration, accounting, finance, or economics.


Starting to pay $17.00 per hour.

Excellent Benefits Including:

Health, Dental, Vision, Life, Pension, Paid Vacation and Holidays, Sick Pay, Employee Discounts, On-Site Clinic and Cafeteria and a safe work environment!

To start the process, please submit your resume today!

Triumph Foods firmly supports the principle and philosophy of equal opportunity for all individuals, regardless of age, race, gender, creed, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status or any other protected category under applicable federal, state or local law. Affirmative Action and Equal Employment Opportunity Employer of Minorities, Females, Protected Veterans and Individuals with Disabilities.

Triumph Foods, LLC (Triumph) is a leader in the Pork Industry and is recognized as a top exporter of premium pork products worldwide. The Company began operations in 2006, in Saint Joseph, MO, and is producer owned. Triumph's state-of-the-art facility processes more than 6 million hogs each year and features the latest food quality, safety innovations, and humane handling practices in the industry. The Company prides itself on producing the highest quality pork products found on the market today.

Key Words: Purchasing Clerk, Purchasing, Purchase Orders, Value Analysis


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