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Pick N Pull Auto Dismantlers Scrap Accounts Payable Specialist in Tacoma, Washington

The Scrap AP Specialist (SAPS) reports directly to the Office Manager. The SAPS provides clerical support to the Operations team and the Marketing teams. The incumbent coordinates all scrap purchases ensuring prices and commodities are accurate. The SAPS sets up and maintains vendor master files and prices. The SAPS ensures compliance with company policies and established regulations. The SAPS must adhere to strict deadlines and have established ability to understand and execute on detail orientated tasks. This position operates within somewhat defined parameters. The primary goal of this position is to achieve excellence in all facets of scrap purchasing. Providing the highest quality product safely, effectively and efficiently decreases accidents and errors and increase profits.Environmental and Health & Safety (H&S)* Ensures safe work practices and equipment are used at all times and that documentation and current practices are in accordance with corporate safety policies, OSHA and other regulatory guidelines.* Communicates and reinforces MRB’s position on scrap acceptance in line with Environmental Heath and Safety regulations.* Provides a safe environment for all employees, customers and visitors.Operational Performance & Best Management Practices* Accounts for all scale tags; review weights, dollar amounts and vendor names and confirm that data has been entered correctly. Assure all loads match against receiving and grading cards.* Processes incoming bills for scrap and freight payments.* Processes price changes and maintain vendor master files including auto wrecker certification. Executes adjustment entries and kicker checks, communicates any changes with vendors. Accounts for all adjustments.* Enters Scrap Purchase Contracts for material received.* Prepares monthly reports regarding scrap purchases and prices.* Ensures customer problems are handled expeditiously and they are treated courteously at all times.* Provides consistent courteous customer service in a timely fashion to all levels of scrap customers.Inventory & Quality Control* Reviews daily reports to ensure all fast checks are accounted for either as valid or void.* Audits accounts payable prepaid checks, matches scale tag to be paid and runs checks and process for signature. Accounts for numerical copies of all checks including fast, manual and accounts payable.Physical Activities Required to Perform Essential Functions:Ability to: lift and carry up to 20 pounds occasionally and/or up to 10 pounds frequently; sit for extended periods of time, up to 6-8 hours per day; write by hand and/or keyboard for extended periods of time, up to 6-8 hours per day; be mobile within an average office environment; bend at waist, twist upper body, stand, walk, and negotiate uneven surfaces; assemble papers, stable, and file; apply sufficient force to open and close file drawers; communicate both by phone and in person in a professional manner. Visual acuity needed for close detail work, preparing and analyzing data figures, and computer work.Qualifications:High school diploma or equivalent with two or more year’s general office experience. Some knowledge of accounts payable or accounting/bookkeeping is required. Previous Administrative and Customer Service experience is highly preferred.Proficiency required in Outlook, Word and Excel. 10-key competency is a must. Typing, data entry and accuracy and attention to detail required. Candidates must possess excellent professional, oral and written communication skills and must be detail oriented, accurate, organized and discrete when dealing with sensitive information. Ability to: perform and prioritize multiple projects with constant interruptions, work well in a