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Aston Carter Purchasing Clerk in TACOMA, Washington


The Purchasing Clerk supports the purchasing activities for the Tacoma, WA facility. The position will facilitate the purchasing processing by creating and updating purchase orders and monitoring purchase order status. The position reports to the designated Buyer. The purchasing clerk demonstrates the ability to work as part of a team and to achieve expected results within the department while providing excellent customer service in a fast-paced environment.

The majority of this contractors responsibilities will be to input transactions/ purchase order in and verify correct information into SAP/ BE System.


• Assists the Buyer in processing purchase requisitions through the purchasing transaction process to include

o Collecting and reviewing purchase requisitions from the BE system (Infor EAM)

o Converting BE purchase requisitions into purchase orders in SAP and reviews for appropriate material group and GL (general ledger) classifications

• Updates purchase orders based on properly approved and submitted change orders

• Verifies purchase order receipt by vendor for all purchase orders and updates confirmation file

• Reviews the open purchase order report daily, follows up with vendors for revised delivery dates, updates purchase orders accordingly and communicates to requester

• Maintains Vendor files to include Tax IDs, Disclosure Agreements, insurance documentation, etc

• Assists in the new vendor setup process

Additional Skills & Qualifications:


• Experience with Excel (pivot tables, vlookups)

• Experience with an ERP system (SAP preferred)

• Excellent customer service skills both in-person and over the phone

• Accounting experience a plus

• Manufacturing experience a plus

• Associate’s degree desirable

About Aston Carter:

At Aston Carter, we’re dedicated to expanding career opportunities for the skilled professionals who power our business. Our success is driven by the talented, motivated people who join our team across a range of positions – from recruiting, sales and delivery to corporate roles. As part of our team, employees have the opportunity for long-term career success, where hard work is rewarded and the potential for growth is limitless.

Established in 1997, Aston Carter is a leading staffing and consulting firm, providing high-caliber talent and premium services to more than 7,000 companies across North America. Spanning four continents and more than 200 offices, we extend our clients’ capabilities by seeking solvers and delivering solutions to address today’s workforce challenges. For organizations looking for innovative solutions shaped by critical-thinking professionals, visit Aston Carter is a company within Allegis Group, a global leader in talent solutions.

The company is an equal opportunity employer and will consider all applications without regards to race, sex, age, color, religion, national origin, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information or any characteristic protected by law.

If you would like to request a reasonable accommodation, such as the modification or adjustment of the job application process or interviewing process due to a disability, please call 888-237-6835 or email ( for other accommodation options. However, if you have questions about this position, please contact the Recruiter located at the bottom of the job posting. The Recruiter is the sole point of contact for questions about this position.