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Purchasing Clerk

Company: Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc.
Location: Hanover
Posted on: November 19, 2023

Job Description:

CROWN Cork & Seal USA, Inc., a wholly owned company of Crown Holdings, Inc. is a global leader in the design, manufacture and sale of packaging products for consumer goods. At Crown, we are passionate about helping our customers build their brands and connect with consumers around the world. We do this by delivering innovative packaging that offers significant value for brand owners, retailers and consumers alike. With operations in 39 countries employing over 29,000 people and net sales of over $11 billion, we are uniquely positioned to bring best practices in quality and manufacturing to our customers to drive their businesses locally and globally. Sustaining a leadership position requires us to build a team of highly talented, dedicated and driven individuals.

Division Overview:

Crown's Food Division is one of the leading manufacturer of food cans in the world. Our complete array of food packaging serves a variety of markets, including fruit, vegetables, dairy, fish, meat, ready meals, pet food, infant milk powder and other dry food products. We offer a wide selection of food cans from round to bowl as well as shaped cans. We truly focus on excellence. Here is your chance to join the Crown Food Division.


Plant 37 is located in Hanover, PA. The Plant manufactures 2-piece and 3-piece cans for the food industry over 7 shifts. There are approximately 95 employees at the Hanover location. The Hanover Plant is located on Route 194 in York County and is in close proximity to York, PA, Gettysburg, PA and the Maryland border.

Position Overview:

The Purchasing Clerk will be responsible for a supporting purchasing functions and tasks in addition to supporting the other function teams with administrative functions.

Duties & Responsibilities:

Reporting directly to the Production Control Manager, the Purchasing Clerk responsibilities would include, but not limited to, the following;

Data entry and daily coordination of purchase orders and invoices
Obtain pricing quotes from vendors
Assist in setting up new vendors
Monthly reconciliation of P-Card purchases
Manage Certificate of Liability process
Order office supplies and other various plant supplies and items as needed; manage inventory control of items
Backup payroll processing
Assist functional teams (Accounting, Production Planning, Manufacturing, Quality, Human Resources) with various administrative duties and reporting as assigned
Follow safe working practices and participate in site safety programs
Performs other job-related duties as assigned

Minimum Requirements

High school diploma or GED
Minimum 3 years of experience in roles with administrative, customer service or purchasing responsibilities
Demonstrated ability to effectively and professionally communicate with a range of customers, internally and externally
Demonstrated ability to manage time, multiple priorities and meet deadlines
Able to work independently or with a team
Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications, particularly in Excel and Word

Preferred Requirements

Associates Degree
Previous manufacturing experience
Knowledge of AS400

Physical Requirements

While performing the duties of this job, the team member is regularly required to sit, stand, walk, use hands, reach with hands and arms, and may be required to balance, stoop, kneels , crouch, or crawl
The team member may lift and/or move up to 10 lbs

Working Conditions

Generally works in a an office environment, but may be required to perform some job duties inside the plant environment
While performing the duties of this job, the team member may be exposed to moving mechanical parts, forklift traffic, a range of temperatures and loud noise levels

*Reasonable accommodation may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.


Crown offers competitive pay, gainshare incentive, comprehensive benefits including free company paid health insurance for employees as well as company matched 401(k).

Keywords: Crown Cork & Seal USA, Inc., Frederick , Purchasing Clerk, Other , Hanover, Maryland

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