Purchasing Agent & Material Clerk Supervisor

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General Information

Job Posting ID 3111692 Creation Date May 09, 2019
Employer Posting No --- Closing Date May 17, 2019
Job Site Address ROBY, Texas 79543 Employer Type Private Sector
Openings 1

Job Description

Department: Finance & Accounting

Location(s): Roby, Texas

Pay Grade: 11 $27.90 Minimum - $41.01 Maximum (Depending on Experience)

Position Summary:
Responsible for and maintains the warehouse and its inventory of materials for the purpose of building and maintaining power lines. Takes bids, issues purchase orders, gathers and sorts materials for jobs, and maintains inventory documentation. Using moving equipment such as a forklift, ensures that materials are moved and stored in proper locations. Maintains the cleanliness, orderliness and safety of the warehouse. May work after hours during outages.

Reporting Relationships:
Reports to: Vice President of Finance & Accounting
Directs: Material Clerks

Internal Relationships: Other employees

External Relationships: Members and general public

Job Requirements (Knowledge, Abilities and Skills):

Thorough knowledge and understanding of RUS approved line materials, assemblies, equipment, and RUS specifications.

Abilities and Skills:
Ability to understand and follow Cooperative maps, Cooperative Safety manual, work orders, construction drawings, staking sheets and any type of Cooperative forms related to work being performed. Ability to maintain strict confidentiality with regards to cooperative information. Must be certified in CPR and first aid. Must also be skilled in the use of all safety equipment. Has and maintains a valid driver licenses with a good driving record and be insurable under the standard rate of the current carrier. Depth/distance visual ability and eye-hand coordination necessary. Ability to communicate effectively with cooperative members, employees, and vendors. Ability to promote continuous good member and public relations. Competent in reading and basic math skills. Ability to use calculate and convert quantities, e.g., pounds to feet, wire, gallons. Ability to use a computer. Must pass a physical exam initially, and drug/controlled substance screening tests randomly. Must have access to reliable transportation to and from work.

Must have access to reliable transportation to and from work.

Essential Functions of the Job:
Prepares purchase orders and interviews suppliers and representatives from manufacturers to assure adequate materials and supply sources at competitive prices that meets Cooperative specifications and standards. Directs the operation of the warehouse and enforces the cleanliness and orderly maintenance of the plant. Responsible for the monthly reconciliation of and issuance of miscellaneous receivables. Responsible for the accurate accounting of physical inventory. Responsible for the issuing and maintenance of purchase orders. Assists in shared Accounting Department check and bank runs and other special projects, as assigned. Regular attendance during normal business hours.

Deadline: Friday, May 17, 2019 @ 11:30 a.m.

Note: Please complete a BCEC employment application at www.bigcountry.coop (a resume may be
attached to the completed application).

Big Country Electric Cooperative provides competitive salaries and benefits. We value each employee and reward employee achievement. We foster employee development and advancement. We look for people who contribute through excellence in their position and are willing to work hard for the cooperative.

Big Country Electric Cooperative is an equal opportunity employer and recruits, advertises, employs, and promotes, transfers, disciplines, and discharges without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, age, sex, marital status, ancestry, physical or mental disability, or veteran status.

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Supervisory Experience Required No
Pay Between $27.90 / HR and $41.01 / HR
Additional Pay Details Depends on Experience
Shift Days (First) Duration Regular
Workweek Full Time
Additional Workweek Details May work after hours during outages.
  • Medical/Health Insurance Plan
  • Other Insurance Plans
  • Other Paid Leave
  • Professional Development/Tuition Reimbursement
  • Retirement Plan
Veterans Only No
Federal Contractor No
Eagle Ford Shale Job No
Is this job related to Hurricane Harvey Clean-up/Restoration? No

Job Requirements

Occupation Purchasing Managers
Minimum Experience and Education  1 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

- OR -

Occupation Storage and Distribution Managers
Minimum Experience and Education  1 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

- OR -

Occupation Purchasing Agents, Except Wholesale, Retail, and Farm Products
Minimum Experience and Education  1 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

- OR -

Occupation First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Production and Operating Workers
Minimum Experience and Education  1 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

- OR -

Occupation First-Line Supervisors/Managers of Helpers, Laborers, and Material Movers, Hand
Minimum Experience and Education  1 yrs   0 mos and High School Diploma/GED

Additional Requirements

Basic Computer Skills
  • Accounting Software (Peachtree, Quickbooks, etc)
  • EMail Software (Outlook, Thunderbird, etc)
  • Internet Browser (Internet Explorer, Firefox, etc)
  • Peripheral Devices (Scanners, Printers, etc)
  • Personal Computers
Driver's License Type Class C - Standard Driver's License

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Job Closing Date May 17, 2019
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