Purchasing Clerk prepares and processes purchase orders and maintains purchasing records. Interacts with suppliers to obtain pricing and product specifications. Being a Purchasing Clerk verifies order acknowledgements and pricing. Sets up new vendors in ordering system and Inputs and transmits transactions. Additionally, Purchasing Clerk requires a high school diploma. Typically reports to a supervisor or team leader. The Purchasing Clerk works under the close direction of senior personnel in the functional area. Possesses a moderate understanding of general aspects of the job. May require 0-1 year of general work experience.