Purchasing Clerk

Department:  Purchasing Department

Location:  Redlands, CA. 

Compensation: Full time salary plus benefits (Non-Exempt Employee).   

In operation since 1962, Climet Instruments is a leading worldwide manufacturer of airborne particle counters and microbial samplers, which have applications predominantly in the pharmaceutical, biotechnology, food & beverage processing, and aerospace industries.  We are searching for a sharp, and self disciplined individual to help grow our market presence.

To apply complete a Climet Job Application, and email to aadams@climet.com

Climet manufacture's environmental monitoring instruments for pharmaceutical cleanrooms.  Our Purchasing Clerk orders supplies and raw materials for our instruments. They report directly to the Purchasing Manager, and provide administrative support and maintain inventory and purchase records throughout the procurement process. The Purchasing Clerk also participates in vendor relationship management, identifying cost-saving opportunities to support Climet's profitability goals.

Education and Experience

High school diploma or General Education Diploma (GED) required. Strongly prefer a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, with an Accounting or Economics concentration from a regionally accredited university. If no Bachelor's degree, 3+ years prior experience in electronics purchasing preferred.

Required Skills

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate:

  • • Relationship Management: Outstanding written or verbal interpersonal skills, and ability to get along with others
  • • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • • Strong Math and English skills
  • • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Job Duties

Job duties and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • • Prepare and distribute accurate and complete purchase orders for supplies, materials, and raw goods
  • • Research vendors and collect prices, specifications, and other data related to goods and services
  • • Establish and follow-up on delivery dates
  • • Type and issue RFQ's
  • • Performs minor purchasing activities, generally of commodities
  • • Basic understanding of inventory / purchasing principles and basic accounting procedures.
  • • General clerical activities including filing and answering telephones
  • • Assist as needed in the stockroom, performing and verifying counts
Physical Requirements

Successful Candidates must be able to perform the following:

  • • Ability to perform intricate hand manipulations, such as typing a minimum of 25-30 WPM.
  • • Must be able to lift 15 lbs. from the floor to above your head
  • • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time required

A basic English and Math test will be administered as part of the pre-selection process.  The successful candidate must also pass a physical and a drug test as condition for continued employment.


All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States of America.

Climet is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.

Job descriptions are not all-inclusive. Tasks, duties and responsibilities may change for personal growth, organizational development and/or evolution of new technologies.

Notification to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies:

Please, note that Climet Instruments Company has an internal recruitment department, and does not work with external recruiters or "head hunters".  Climet may supplement that internal capability from time to time with assistance from temporary staffing agencies who have a written agreement with Climet. Recruiters and staffing agencies are directed NOT to contact Climet (or any of our employees) directly in an attempt to present candidates. Climet will not accept resumes from any source other than directly from our internal HR department. Climet will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of a resume for which the Climet does not previously have a written contract or agreement signed by Climet's General Manager. Any candidate for whom an agency has submitted a resume will be considered to have been referred by the organization to Climet free of any charges or fees. Climet disclaims and rejects any liability under any agreement purported to be accepted based on negative consent, negotiation with a candidate, performance, or any means other than the signature of the General Manager of Climet.