Raw Goods Purchasing Clerk

Pepper Source, Ltd. - Van Buren, AR 72956

Job details Salary $19 an hour Job Type Full-time Number of hires for this role 1 Qualifications

    • Clerical: 1 year (Required)

    • US work authorization (Required)

    • Procurement: 1 year (Preferred)

    • Purchasing: 1 year (Preferred)

Full Job Description

Raw Goods Purchasing Clerk

New Hiring Rates!

$500 Sign-on Bonus!

New position! Pepper Source, Ltd. is growing and adding to our Purchasing team in Van Buren, AR!


Compiles information and records to prepare purchase orders for procurement of raw good materials by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Responsible for ordering/maintaining inventory.
  • Enter purchase orders.
  • Monitor all bulk tanks inventories and orders.
  • Read ALL confirmations and record indicated changes as required.
  • Enter in price changes.
  • Release Truck Trips.
  • Monitor tank appointments.
  • Receive trucks/POs/monitor receiving report.
  • Send credit issues, SCARs and damage issues (including pallets) to Senior Procurement Director and Purchasing Agent II for approval/instruction.
  • Maintain insurance certificates.
  • Serve as back up to Freight Logistics position.


To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.
  • Diversity - Shows respect and sensitivity for cultural differences.
  • Organizational Support - Follows policies and procedures; Completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization's goals and values.
  • Planning/Organizing - Prioritizes and plans work activities; Uses time efficiently.
  • Professionalism - Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.
  • Quality - Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.
  • Quantity - Meets productivity standards; Completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity.
  • Safety and Security - Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.
  • Adaptability - Adapts to changes in the work environment; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.
  • Attendance/Punctuality - Ability to maintain regular and punctual attendance.
  • Dependability - Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals; Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.
  • Initiative - Asks for and offers help when needed.

Pepper Source and its affiliates are equal opportunity employers offering the following benefits:


About Us

Pepper Source is a family-owned company that provides custom sauces, seasonings, and dry coating systems to all of the major poultry companies in the United States as well as the frozen food, meat, and food service industries. We develop and manufacture custom flavor profiles that meet our customers’ specific needs. Our process takes innovation and extensive knowledge of the food industry.

How to Apply

Walk-in applications welcome! Stop by our office at 5800 Alma Hwy, Van Buren, AR 72956; you can also apply on our web site at http://peppersource.com/employment.aspx or through our job postings on www.indeed.com. Come join our team!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $19.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Health savings account
  • Life insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Referral program
  • Vision insurance


  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental Pay:

  • Signing bonus

COVID-19 considerations:
Masks/PPE, hand sanitizing, and temperature checks are required in the production facility.


  • Procurement: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Purchasing: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Clerical: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location

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