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Purchasing & Shipping Clerk

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Date: Apr 5, 2021

Location: Victor, MT, US, 59875

Company: Lubrizol Corporation

The Montana site of Lubrizol is a leading medical device manufacturing facility. We create custom medical devices through silicone fabrication from our ISO 13485 certified facilities. Our products consist of silicone tissue expanders, sheeting, patches, and other silicone medical devices. We take pride in the quality of our products and maintain quality staff on our team.

We have several ISO 7 and ISO 8 certified clean rooms within our campus. Our controlled environment allow for multiple line operations to occur efficiently without compromising on quality.


The Purchasing/Shipping Clerk is primarily responsible for accurately receiving items into the plant and accurately controlling the inventory by; properly labeling product for identification, processing paperwork (Certificate of Compliance, MSDS, etc.), entering information into inventory software when applicable, placing product in proper location, recording cycle count adjustments and preforming any other transaction to ensure inventory accuracy.



  • Receive/Inspect products following procedures/purchase order requirements
  • Accurately record items into inventory; identify and report shortages, damaged goods, or other discrepancies per procedure
  • Label products for identification
  • Inventory maintenance
  • Complete applicable paperwork (Certificate of Compliance, Packing Lists, Invoices, etc.)
  • Enter pertinent information into inventory software
  • Filing of documents
  • Understand and follow applicable SOP’s/QOP’s and work instructions for the area
  • Prepare shipments as required (includes packaging/documents)
  • Demonstrate flexibility and cooperative behavior with colleagues and supervisors at all times
  • Other duties as assigned
  • Observe and promote Company standards and policies on safety, quality and productivity.


HIRING GUIDELINES: (To perform job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skills, and/or ability required/preferred).

  • Successful completion of four-years of high school, or equivalent.
  • One year of experience or any combination of education and experience that provides equivalent knowledge, skills and abilities.
  • Previous shipping and/or purchasing experience.
  • Previous clerical, administrative, or customer service experience obtained from work in a professional’s business environment.
  • Computer skills (Microsoft Office required; Quickbooks experience is a plus).
  • Ability to work under tight deadlines and in a team environment.
  • Ability to perform basic mathematical principles.



  • Excellent (written and verbal) communication and effective human interaction skills.
  • Flexible to change, and possess a high degree of integrity and a “can do attitude”.
  • Willing to work in a team environment and contribute to group goals.
  • Ability to receive and provide instructions in a positive manner.
  • Able to convert units of measurement, add, subtract, multiply, and divide.
  • Must be a self-starter and able to work well independently.



The physical demand level for this job is considered medium with frequent lifting between 10-25 pounds and occasionally lifting up to 50 pounds.  Exposure to lifting more than 50 pounds is rare. Frequently the employee may be exposed to static standing/sitting with occasional exposure to shoulder to overhead lift/lower. The employee may occasionally be subject to dynamic standing/walking with constant use of hands to finger/handle or touch, reaching above shoulders, floor to knuckle lift/lower, knuckle to shoulder lift/lower, sustained bending, stooping, kneeling, crouching, and repetitive bending or squatting.


The following vision requirements apply:   close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


WORK ENVIRONMENT: (The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee may encounter while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities).

This position is in an office setting for most of the time. Occasional time will be spent in a warehouse setting when managing shipments.



The employee will constantly use PC with Microsoft Office products with occasional use of QAD (or similar ERP system) and various internet based websites.  The above statements reflect the general details and tools necessary to describe the principle functions of the occupation described and shall not be construed as a detailed description of all the work requirements that may be inherent in the occupation.

Lubrizol Montana is located in the heart of the Bitterroot Valley of Western Montana, within Ravalli County. Surrounded by the Bitterroot and Sapphire mountain ranges, the Valley provides scenic views and immediate access to the Anaconda-Pintler and Selway-Bitterroot wilderness areas. Our location allows for almost immediate access to the Clark Fork and Bitterroot Rivers, hiking, fishing, camping, rock climbing, hunting, snowmobiling, and skiing at Lost Trail Pass or Snowbowl Resorts. Our location is also a short distance from Glacier National Park and Yellowstone National Park.  We have two locations within the Bitterroot Valley. Our primary location is just south of Victor and the second site is located in Hamilton, Montana


Lubrizol is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, race, color, national origin, citizenship, age, religion, marital status, military service, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender identity, or any other characteristic or trait protected by federal, state, or local law.


Do You Need Assistance?

Please let us know if you need an accommodation to proceed with your application for a posted job, or with any other aspect of the interview or assessment process.  You can either call 440-943-4200 and ask for Talent Acquisition or send an email to talentacquisition@lubrizol.com. Please note that this phone line and email address are not to be used for checking on the status of an already submitted application and not to be used by third party recruiters.

Nearest Major Market: Montana

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