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Purchasing Clerk - Omni Engineering - Omaha, NE at Oldcastle Materials Inc in Omaha, Nebraska

Posted in Purchasing - Procurement 30+ days ago.

Type: Full-Time

Job Description:


Job ID:  160991

OMNI Engineering, a CRH company, started its business in 1985 in Omaha, Nebraska.  OMNI is involved in heavy highway construction as well as private and commercial site construction.  Its primary business involves the manufacture and placement of asphalt for roads, city streets and parking lots.  Currently, OMNI Engineering employs around 200 employees and remains a competitive force in the Omaha market.


Position Overview

This position is a key resource for facilitating the effective ordering of products and services and for ensuring that supply commitments and business needs are met.  The Purchasing Clerk supports a variety of employees within the organization.  This role generates purchase orders in the Proactis system and assists suppliers.

Key Responsibilities

  • Work with field personnel, requestors and stakeholders to clarify specifications, establish source alternatives, increase standardization and otherwise increase value related to an order

  • Understand the local supply chain (manufacturing, distribution, delivery, use, service and disposal) related to the products and services being purchased

  • Prepare draft purchase orders within the P2P system which accurately capture the business requirements and leverage existing programs and / or supplier relationships

  • Work with suppliers and Sourcing to ensure that accurate product / service information is being communicated on orders including pricing, availability, part numbers and delivery.

  • Facilitate the approval of draft purchase orders

  • Arrange for the proper transportation of the purchased products if needed, and not otherwise determined

  • Place approved purchases with suppliers

  • Expedite and assist with the troubleshooting of orders as needed

Education and/or Experience

  • Experience working with databases / data warehouse applications, ERP systems and / or Microsoft Office applications required.

  • Experience with procurement tools, processes and systems would be beneficial

  • Experience in mining, construction or manufacturing would be beneficial

What CRH Americas Offers You

  • A culture that values opportunity for growth, development and internal promotion

  • Highly competitive base pay

  • Comprehensive medical, dental and disability benefits programs

  • Group retirement savings program

  • Health and wellness programs

About CRH Americas

CRH Americas has a long and proud heritage as one of North America’s largest corporations. We are a proud reflection of the hundreds of family businesses, local and regional companies and mid to large sized enterprises that together form the CRH Americas family. CRH Americas operates with a decentralized, diversified structure, letting you work in a small company environment while having the career opportunities of a large enterprise.

CRH Americas is a great place to grow! If you’re up for a rewarding challenge, we invite you to take the first step and apply today! Please complete your online application and profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!

OMNI Engineering is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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