Parts Room Clerk (0007)

Santa Fe Springs, CA


Job Purpose:

Request all parts related to the maintenance and engineering departments while respecting the purchasing policy. Assist employees with equipment and parts. Maintain a clean and neat work area. Data entry of parts descriptions, inventory and consumption in the maintenance system. Parts consumption analysis. Daily interaction with vendor to follow up on ordered parts. Cost reduction analysis.

Key Responsibilities

  • Follows and adheres to ALL Solaris Paper Safety & Company Policies & Procedures
  • Adhere to all requirements of Parts Room SOP
  • Generate a monthly report on parts consumption to accounting department.
  • Work closely with the purchasing department
  • Monitors and reports items that are in short supply because of breakage, recommends possible substitute items.
  • Set up and maintains storage locations.
  • Determines methods of storage, identification and stock location considering factors such as temperature, height and weight limits, turnover, available space and convenience of handling the items.
  • Prepares periodic inventory reports.
  • Assures that items are on hand in sufficient quantities at the time it is needed.
  • Ensures that received items are properly stored in assigned locations.
  • Recommends substitutions when supply items are not available.
  • Maintains/inputs documentation of parts and equipment utilizing applicable systems. Receives requests desiring additional identification data, verification, or comparison of data on hand with reference sources.
  • Searches for stock number, prices, descriptions, sources of supply, or other manufacturer data.
  • When unknown, trace part number or type number and manufacturer of the item of equipment.
  • Involvement in projects to ensure adequate spare parts supply while maintaining minimum inventory.
  • Training of fellow employees
  • Other duties as assigned.

Working Relations:

Internal -

Maintenance Department, Production Department

External -

Outside vendors/contractors

Job Requirements

Education and Experience Background

  • Graduation from High School and at least 2 years of experience in inventory control, preferably in a warehouse or storeroom; or any equivalent combination of education and experience which would provide the knowledge, skills, and abilities of a manufacturing environment.
  • Knowledge in the use of Microsoft programs (Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint)

Skills and Knowledge

  • Strong knowledge of CMMS systems and related systems/software
  • Knowledge of reading, legible writing, and basic mathematical calculations.
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and written.
  • Knowledge of inventory controls methods and procedures.
  • Skill in operating a calculator and computer with its related software.
  • Ability to work independently and make independent judgments. Ability to understand when to contact manager to receive guidance on making judgments.
  • Ability to maintain effective working relationships with superiors, fellow employees, vendors and the general public.

Essential Functions of the Job

  • Must be flexible and responsive to the needs of the department/business
  • Must be able to left up to 50 pounds on a regular basis.
  • Must be able to work 8-12 hours per shift
  • Must be able to sit, bend, stand and walk during scheduled shift.
  • Must be able to work scheduled overtime
  • Must be able to work rotating shifts including nights and weekends.