Certis USA Career Opportunities

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Job Title: Assistant Purchase / Production Coordinator

Department: Operation Planning

Plant Location: Wasco, CA

Job Reports to: Plant Controller

Job Description Summary:
Provide purchasing of all required material for Wasco Manufacturing in a cost effective and timely manner, following established company guidelines and accepted policies. Maintain required record keeping demonstrating compliance with company policies and cost savings. All duties performed with a positive and respectful professional attitude.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Provide effective support when purchasing materials for Wasco plant departments
  • Utilize the production plan and local purchase requisitions forms with written approval to purchase goods and services
  • Ensure all required approval levels complied with prior to purchase of material and services order
  • Enter all purchase orders into the system on daily basis
  • Ensure all materials purchased and configured in a cost-effective manner
  • Competitively source all materials, particularly inventory items, maintaining supporting documentation as required demonstrating compliance with company purchasing policy
  • Obtain product specification, Certificate of Analysis reports and SDS sheets; help to maintain plant files of these items (daily)
  • Perform regular cycle counts to determine purchasing needs for inventory items, provide documentation of the activity, make recommendations for adjustments (weekly)
  • Provide alternate source research for required plant raw materials, packaging, formulation ingredients and equipment. (monthly, as needed and available)
  • Provide help in production planning, prepare / distribute WO, WO reconciliation, print in-house labels and other help as needed
  • Ensure all label purchases are as per approved artwork and re-verify on arrival
  • Contribute to the success of the Plant Objectives by actively supporting safety, health and environmental regulations, policies and procedures throughout our operations to ensure a no lost timework environment; paying attention to budget and spending; and in other ways, as requested and needed
  • Support ISO program and certify as an auditor

Work Environment:

All plant warehouses, operations areas and offices including working off ladders and forklift baskets.


  • AS degree in industrial technology, business, purchasing management disciplines or 5 years on-the-job-training in a similar capacity.
  • Forklift certification
  • Good skills with personal computer operation and programs.
  • Good communication skills with plant personnel and vendors.
  • Knowledge of plant products and processes.
  • Familiarity with contractual agreements.
  • Working knowledge of hazardous materials.
  • Familiar with standard chemical plant equipment and standards.

Certis USA offers a competitive benefits package to include a 401(k) retirement plan, health insurance, vacation, and a performance based annual bonus program.

Please send your resume to Evonne Brown: emccabe-brown@certisusa.com