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Purchasing Clerk Job in Twinsburg, Ohio US

Purchasing Clerk

Giesecke & Devrient Mobile Security America, Inc. - Twinsburg, OH

Posted: 4/15/2021 - Expires: 7/14/2021

Job ID: 226291251


Job Description

I'm proud of what we do:
My team designs new payment experiences.


    Purchasing Clerk












In a fast changing world, it takes pioneering spirit to create trustworthy technology. We enable secure connectivity and payment solutions for billions of people around the globe. At G+D Mobile Security, you will play a key role in realizing the digital transformation.



*This role has a fixed duration of 16-18 months.

*This is a new position to support the current Purchasing Clerk who will be focusing the majority of their time on the SAP implementation.


Supporting the Purchasing Clerk II, this position will be responsible for all aspects of procurement functions as it relates to production and support of the mobile security business unit. Performs complex purchasing assignments requiring strong attention to detail and organization. Place purchase requisitions and purchase orders in response to material requirements. Maintain and monitor material resource planner and ensure appropriate levels of inventory while balancing the demand against on-hand inventory. Responsible for negotiating with vendors to reduce expenditure. Must maintain awareness of applicable agreements and contracts and order appropriately. Work with quality to ensure products and materials received are within specification for production and communicate concerns with the vendor and internal parties as required. Maintain vendor performance records by benchmarking pricing, quality, response time, delivery reliability, and year-over-year price reductions.


Submit RFQ's and RFP's to vendors.

Place purchase orders based on planning documents, approved purchase requisitions, and approved capital expenditure forms.

Purchase higher end commodities (i.e. chips, inlays, holograms, etc.)

Global exposure - will work with Asia to purchase inlays, Munich to purchase chips, Canada to purchase other materials, etc.

Develop and maintain relationship with vendors.

Ensure vendor and material data inside ERP system is accurate.

Measure vendor performance (quality, reliability, price, response time, etc).

Monitor and update Material Resource Planner and submit purchase requisitions as required.

Support efforts to utilize JIT inventory and reduce working capital.

Work with logistics coordinator to track orders as required.

Work with all levels of organization to produce inventory and purchasing reports as needed.

Coordinate with accounts payable and shipping/receiving regarding billing and returns. Ensure proper pricing and quantities per order confirmation and purchase order.

Maintain purchasing files, reports, and price lists.

Communicate regularly with local, regional, and global purchasing teams.

Source and evaluate potential new suppliers/products that could have a local or global impact.

Assist the supply chain team during physical inventories.

Monitor and maintain vendor compliance per company policies.

Other assignments as required.


High School diploma or GED required. A 2 or 4 year degree in a related field preferred.

Minimum of 2 years manufacturing experience.

Strong written and oral communication skills; must be able to read, comprehend, and write correspondence and reports in English; must be able to communicate with multiple levels of staff throughout the organization.

Proven proficiency in purchasing in a manufacturing environment preferred.

Strong ERP skills and disciplines (SAP, Syteline desired).

Experience with MRP/ material planning tools preferred.

Strong Microsoft Word and Excel skills.

PFEP (plan for every part) experience preferred.

APICS, ASCM or other purchasing certification preferred.

Effective negotiation skills.

Effective analytical ability with strong attention to detail.

Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security America, Inc. endeavors to make accessible to any and all users. If you would like to contact us regarding the accessibility of our website or need assistance completing the application process, please contact Human Resources at (703)480-2300 or





We are looking forward to receiving your application!



    Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security America, Inc.




    45925 Horseshoe Dr, Sterling, VA 20166
















    My team designs new payment experiences.




    I'm proud of what we do:





Nearest Major Market: Cleveland

Nearest Secondary Market: Akron


Giesecke+Devrient Mobile Security America, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer – M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
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Education Level:
High school graduate
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