Purchasing Clerk

Location: Omaha, NE Posted Date: October 7, 2017
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Employer Job Id: 68785 CareerMine Job Id: 1383621

[Company] is one of North America's largest and most respected construction and engineering organizations. With its roots dating back to 1884, the employee-owned company operates through a network of offices and projects in the United States, Canada, Mexico and Australia. [Company] offers construction and engineering services in a variety of markets including transportation, water/wastewater, power, oil, gas and chemical, building and mining. [Company] had 2016 revenues of $8.6 billion and employs more than 20,000 staff and craft employees.


  • The Purchasing Clerk provides invoice resolution support for parked invoices resulting from the purchase of commodities, permanent plant materials, site services, rental equipment, and small tools and supplies.


  • The [Company] group specializes in providing comprehensive procurement services to clients across the construction and engineering industries in multiple markets, including transportation; water/wastewater; power; oil, gas and chemical; building; and mining.  Our key objectives are to offer clients a world-class service focused on ensuring equipment, materials, and services are consistently estimated and procured at the right price. We strive to offer an appropriate level of quality and ensure materials and services are delivered on schedule and in compliance with the client’s specifications and expectations. 

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Pull data from the invoicing system to create PO’s.
  • Manages assigned workflows within the system to ensure timely processing of parked invoices.
  • Resolves a high volume of invoice issues using established processes and procedures resulting in quality PO’s.
  • Acts as a support unit to field and office personnel to promote quality and accuracy within the PO creation process.
  • Expedites credit memos
  • Completes PO in a timely manner
  • Coordinates with Equipment group and has a basic understanding of work order process.
  • Promotes quality, demonstrates professional behavior and a positive attitude
  • Gains knowledge of procurement and its interactions with projects and other districts


  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Power Point, Word, Excel) and have a general knowledge of database utilization.
  • Associate’s degree accounting/business or equivalent work/military experience is desirable.
  • Experience in an engineering and/or construction related role is desirable.
  • Basic knowledge of all areas of procurement.
  • Basic knowledge of SAP or ERP System Experience desirable.
  • Detail-oriented, highly motivated with the ability to effectively manage time.
  • Excellent interpersonal, written and verbal communication skills.
  • Team player with the ability to work independently to meet deadlines, goals, and objectives.
  • Excellent critical thinking, analytical, math, and organizational skills
  • Ability to spot and anticipate problems and seek solutions
  • Ability to understand and follow process and controls
  • Ability to work with a high degree of accuracy with minimal supervision in a fast paced, high volume environment
  • Ability to develop specific goals and plans to prioritize, organize, and accomplish your work
  • Ability to provide the highest level of customer service to internal and external customers

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