Purchasing Clerk

Robert Half

Job Description

Ref ID: 01360-0011800586

Classification: Purchase & Sales Specialist

Compensation: $19.00 to $22.00 hourly

This position is responsible for receiving and processing RMA requests and purchase order acknowledgements. Duties include informing buyers of discrepancies in any elements of a PO such as pricing and ship dates and managing all aspects of an RMA request from the initial request to coordinating return of the material with the customer and vendor.
Duties and Responsibilities:
• Verifies purchase order acknowledgement information for correctness, checking it against original purchase order or previously obtained information.
• Processes non-warranty RMA requests working with Inventory/Order Processing Manager, sales, inside sales, warehouse, vendors and customers, as necessary, to ensure prompt resolution.
• Informs customers by email or telephone of pertinent RMA information, such as restock fees, special instructions, and disposition of material.
• Receives and responds to customer and sales’ inquiries regarding non-warranty RMA requests.
• Assigns debit memo number to offset vendor credit memo where applicable. Records debit, credit and returns information in Tour de Force (TDF).
• Matches packing slips, credits, debits and invoices with original stock purchase orders.
• Files copies of all open and closed purchase orders, debit memos and RMA requests.
• Corresponds with vendors to expedite purchase orders or for overdue shipment status inquiries.
• Monitors Open PO, Open Line Item and Past Due Direct Shipment reports to ensure timely closure of POs and invoicing of customer orders.
• Matches ASME data reports to corresponding customer orders and mails report copy to the customer.
• Acts as back-up for switchboard operator during vacations and absences.
• Works with Inventory and Order processing Manager on special projects as required
• Performs other related duties as assigned by management.
• High school diploma or general education degree (GED), or one to three months related experience and/or training, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
• Computer skills required:
•Proficiency utilizing Enterprise software (Prophet 21 by Epicor) and CRM tool (Tour de Force). Training can be provided.
•Computer proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Outlook) and general internet functionality.
• Other skills required:
•Excellent customer service skills with a strong desire to go above and beyond to exceed customer expectations.

Job Requirements

Epicor, Microsoft Excel, Purchase Orders

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