Procurement Clerks:

Compile information and records to draw up purchase orders for procurement of materials and services.

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About the Job


Indiana Average Salary $40,560.00
Average Time to Fill 34 days
Typical Education Associate's degree
Typical Experience Over 2 years, up to and including 4 years
10 Year Projected Openings (2016-2026) 1,275
10 Year Expected Percentage Change (2016-2026) -2.67 %

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Skills Profile



Essential (Soft) Skills

Essential Skills to Employers

Resource Allocation
Attention to Detail
Integrity
Written Communication
Decision-making
Information Gathering
Following Directions
Critical Thinking
Organization
Customer Service
Problem-solving
Professionalism

Top Job Duties and Responsibilities

Monitoring and Controlling Resources

Purchase office equipment or furniture
Purchase furnishings, artworks, or accessories
Purchase materials, equipment, or other resources
Monitor inventories of products or materials
Maintain inventory of office supplies
Manage inventories or supplies
Order office, administrative, or clerical supplies, materials, and equipment
Determine supplier with best bid

Documenting/Recording Information

Maintain record of organization expenses
Maintain customer and account records
Maintain records, reports, or files in an office, administrative, or clerical setting
Prepare documentation for contracts, transactions, or regulatory compliance

Evaluating Information to Determine Compliance with Standards

Verify completeness or accuracy of data
Inspect shipments or cargo against shipping papers
Verify accuracy of financial or transactional data
Compare shipment contents to records

Performing Administrative Activities

Complete purchase requisitions
Send information, materials or documentation
Execute sales or other financial transactions
Perform administrative or clerical duties such as typing, accepting orders, or sorting mail


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Booster Skills & Certifications

Job Seekers possessing booster skills & certifications, such as those listed below, added to core skills are more marketable, harder to find and expensive to hire.

Hard to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be hard to fill. These skills and certifications make a job seeker more in demand because the skills are not widely available.

Expensive to Fill: Employers find positions requiring these skills to be expensive to fill. Job seekers with these skills and certifications are likely to earn more money.

Skill or Certification Certi - fication Hard to Fill Expensive to Fill
Inventory Management
Contract Management
Supply Chain Management
Project Management
Negotiation Skills
Logistics
Cost Control



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