Purchasing Clerk

(7:00 a.m. Shift)

2141 S Throop St, Chicago, Illinois 60608

Job Description

**This is a Monday through Friday position from 7:00am. to 3:00 p.m. shift. **


Position Summary:

V&V Supremo is one of the leading companies in the Food-Dairy Industry. 


Primary Responsibilities:

  • Obtain proper approvals and charge codes.

  • Enter and maintain purchase orders in computerized purchase order system (Great Plains) for all departments.

  • Maintain updated records in Great Plains.

  • Choose best supplier by comparing prices, specifications, and delivery dates for commonly used supplies.

  • Maintain a variety of records, logs, and files related to purchasing activities and operations.

  • Facilitate information requests from all departments by proactively communicating with colleagues and suppliers of order status.

  • Process material return transactions in computerized purchase order system (Great Plains).

  • Research and procurement of item or services as requested.

  • Assist in the maintenance of packaging and operational supplies inventories

  • Responsible for complying to all Safe Quality Food (SQF) polices/procedures and requirements for position.

  • Follow GMP’s, sanitation procedures,and quality procedures as set forth by QA and/or supervisors.

  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.


Necessary Skills & Experience:

  • Proficiency in the Great Plains system or other computerized purchasing order systems.

  • Must demonstrate attention to detail.

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel.

  • Basic mathematical principles.

  • Communicate clearly and concisely, both orally and in writing.

  • Efficient time management skills.

  • HS diploma or equivalent.

  • Two years of increasingly responsible clerical experience; one year of purchasing experience is desirable.

  • Work independently with minimal supervision.

  • Operate a PC using word processors, spreadsheets, and databases; operate a variety of office machines and equipment.

  • Maintain confidentiality of privileged information obtained in the course of work.

Absence of Supervisor

In the absence your direct supervisor it is your responsibility to refer to key personnel of equal status any food safety issues. Please refer to the organization chart of responsibility or ask your supervisor for further clarification.

Why Should you Apply?

  • Competitive Pay

  • Growth and Advancement Opportunities

  • Sign-on Bonus

  • Competitive Benefits (Medical/Dental/401K)

  • Paid Time Off (Vacation/Sick/Personal)