MRO Purchasing Clerk


Plymouth, MI, US

Entry Level:  Professionals (3+ years)
Function:  Production & Operations
Type of Contract:  Permanent
Job ID:  31379
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The Webasto Group is one of the 100 largest suppliers to the automotive industry. With our innovative sliding and panoramic sunroofs, convertible roofs, and groundbreaking heating, cooling, battery, and charging systems, we constantly create added value for the mobility sector. And above all, we have a particularly strong sense of team spirit – because the “We” in Webasto is your special plus. 


Webasto Portugal Lda. is a business service center for the Webasto Group. These exciting tasks are waiting for you here: 

  • High School diploma/GED equivalent
  • Some college and/or certified clerical / purchasing training preferred
  • Ability to type 45 wpm preferred
  • Excellent computer skills and knowledgeable of various software packages
  • Excellent verbal, written ,interpersonal, grammar, spelling, proofreading and organizational skills required
  • Ability to handle confidential information in a discreet, private, and professional manner
  • Incumbent must be honest, reliable, independent, self motivated and a good decision maker
  • Work generally performed in an office environment with minimal exposure to unpleasant and/or hazardous working         conditions
  • Working knowledge of QAD database and related programs

Key Responsibilities

  • Represents department in a professional, courteous and helpful manner.
  • Procurement of MRO items and services.
  • Evaluates quotations and processes purchase orders to suppliers as approved by Department Managers.
  • Negotiates prices / verifies discounts with MRO suppliers to maximize company savings.
  • Prepares correspondence such as memos, letters, reports and presentation materials.
  • Investigates time delays and resolves procurement / delivery issues.
  • Takes clear, accurate and concise phone messages relative to purchasing issues.
  • Processes purchase requisitions into purchase orders in QAD per managers signed approval.
  • Maintains and updates departmental files, reports, logs, etc.
  • Handle and maintain confidential information in a private, discreet, and professional manner
  • Attend meetings as appropriate.
  • Purchase, distribute and maintain adequate levels of office supplies for department.
  • Coordinate the timely flow of information and paperwork throughout the department and company.
  • Develops and maintains a positive and ethical relationship with suppliers.
  • Know, understand, and utilize TS 16949, ISO 14001, and APQP procedures pertaining to job responsibilities.
  • Interfaces with Accounting regarding supplier payment / invoice discrepancy issues.
  • Completes special projects / assignments as requested.
  • Performs all functions in a legal, ethical, and professional manner.
  • Maintain MRO Inventory updated
  • Make WeBuy orders for all the materials.
  • Make Good Receipts
  • Coordinate and control MRO Area


A Plus in benefits
With us, you can receive a package of numerous benefits—including Flexible Working Hours, Hybrid System, Extensive Package of Fringe Benefits, Birthday Day Off and Health Insurance.