Accounting & Finance Plainwell, Michigan


Position at JBS USA

The primary responsibilities of the Purchasing Assistant are offloading trailers. Each trailer has critical supplies we need to get in the plant for the next day’s plant operations, and assisting purchasing supervisors and manager with their duties.


Responsible for offloading and putting away Packaging, MRO parts inventory. Processing parts issue slips, and offload list paperwork. General housekeeping of Box Shop, shipping docks and elevator areas, material identification, packing slips relative documentation for receiving. All other duties as assigned


Job requires accuracy, neatness and organization with an understanding of time management, must have strong work ethic, be dependable, and be able to work independently.

  1. Taking daily or cyclical inventories.
  2. Verifying on hand inventories.
  3. Verifying incoming shipments of materials.
  4. Posting receivers on computer system.
  5. Issuing materials from inventory on computer system.
  6. Filing paperwork and documents by combination of company name and numerical sequence.
  7. Hand writing issue slips and inventories requiring
  8. Finding parts and materials in the computer data base for maintenance and other departments.
  9. Cross train to work in all areas of purchasing, including but not limited to box shop, stockroom, knife room, office etc.
  10. Very strong computer skills, SAP experience preferred, Microsoft Excel required

                      2nd shift hours: 2:30pm to 11:00pm