MRO Purchasing Clerk

  • Webasto Roof Systems
  • Nov 23, 2021
Full time Automotive Manufacturing

Job Description

Responsible for the procurement of materials, parts, and services according to established Purchasing guidelines. Provide administrative assistance and clerical support to the Department Managers.


  • Represents maintenance department in a professional, courteous and helpful manner
  • Procurement of MRO items and services.
  • Evaluates quotations and processes purchase orders to suppliers as approved by Department Managers.
  • Negotiates prices / verifies discounts with MRO suppliers to maximize company savings.
  • Investigates time delays and resolves procurement / delivery issues.
  • Takes clear, accurate and concise phone messages relative to purchasing issues.
  • Processes purchase requisitions into purchase orders in SAP per managers signed approval.
  • Maintains and updates departmental files, reports, logs, etc.
  • Handle and maintain confidential information in a private, discreet, and professional manner
  • Attend meetings as appropriate.
  • Purchase, distribute and maintain adequate levels of supplies for the maintenance department and production.
  • Coordinate the timely flow of information and paperwork throughout maintenance department, MRO and company.
  • Develops and maintains a positive and ethical relationship with suppliers.
  • Know, understand, and utilize TS 16949, ISO 14001, and APQP procedures pertaining to job responsibilities.
  • Interfaces with accounting regarding supplier payment / invoice discrepancy issues.
  • Completes special projects / assignments as requested.
  • Performs all functions in a legal, ethical, and professional manner.


  • As assigned by Department Managers.
  • Process purchase requisition into purchase orders in SAP system per manager’s approval.
  • Select suppliers from approved suppliers list / solicit new suppliers as required that meet or exceed performance expectation.
  • Maintain supplier base and perform procurement duties as an agent of the company.

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities Required

        Minimum Requirements:

  • High School diploma/GED equivalent
  • Some college and/or certified clerical / purchasing training preferred
  • Ability to type 45 wpm preferred
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledgeable of various software packages
  • Excellent verbal, written ,interpersonal, grammar, spelling, proofreading and organizational skills required
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, private, and professional manner
  • Incumbent must be honest, reliable, independent, self motivated and a good decision maker
  • Work generally performed in an office environment with minimal exposure to unpleasant and/or hazardous working conditions
  • Working knowledge of SAP database and related programs