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Purchasing Clerk - Omaha, NE


Omaha, NE, US, 68130

Company:  Lyman-Richey Corporation



Job ID:  144382

 Headquartered in Omaha, Lyman-Richey Corporation, A CRH Company, employs nearly 800 people in its eight aggregate and concrete companies across central and eastern Nebraska and western Iowa. Lyman-Richey Corporation has been providing top-quality construction materials and superior service to customers and contractors in the region for more than 130 years. 


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


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! Once you click apply now, you will be brought to our career site. Please complete your online profile which will be sent directly to the appropriate Hiring Manager. Our system allows you to view and track your status 24 hours a day. Thank you for your interest in the CRH Americas family!


Lyman-Richey Corporation, A CRH Company, is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer.

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Nearest Major Market: Omaha
Nearest Secondary Market: Council Bluffs

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