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Purchasing - Parts Clerk

Posting ID:   17142
Position Type:   Regular/Full-Time   
City:     Conway, SC, United States
Location:   Conway Plant_2000 (SC01) 

Who We Are:
Canfor - a leading integrated forest products company and one of the world’s largest producers of sustainable lumber, pulp and paper - is a recognized employer of choice and an exciting place to grow your career.

We have an established presence in the southern US and in Western Canada, as well as sales offices around the world, and are proud of our committed team of over 6,500 employees.

The Opportunity:
As an important member of the sawmill Maintenance Team, the successful applicant will be an energetic team player who will assist with the Maintenance and Purchasing departments in tracking, organizing, ordering and maintaining the maintenance equipment, parts and tools. The incumbent will also provide coverage for the Purchasing Manager during their absence.

  • Work closely with the Purchasing Manager and Maintenance Planner to ensure the mill has ample and available supplies
  • Keep parts room and work area clean, organized and safe
  • Administration of inventory purchase orders, requisitions, and transfers
  • Manage inventory counts as required
  • Issue weigh bills
  • Send requisitions for pricing
  • Coordinate shipping of materials
  • Review, generate, process and update Work Orders and maintenance schedules
  • Update maintenance department manpower and work schedules
  • Daily filing of maintenance and purchasing documentation
  • Additional administrative duties that support the maintenance team



  • 2-5 years of experience in an industrial setting, maintenance environment preferred
  • Strong computer skills in Microsoft Word and Excel and the ability to learn new programs
  • Previous parts person/buyer experience would be an asset
  • Exceptionally organized and courteous
  • Ability to work both independently and in multiple team environments
  • TDG training would be an asset

Hiring for this position is ongoing and will be filled as required. To be considered for this position, please apply today.

As we continue to expand our company and our markets, now is the ideal time to grow your career with Canfor. We offer competitive compensation and benefits packages, and are committed to the professional development of our employees. Join Canfor for the stability, exciting career opportunities and growth potential while working for a recognized industry leader.

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Conway, South Carolina
Conway is one of the oldest towns in South Carolina and has numerous buildings and structures that are on the National Register of Historic Places. Conway is a great place for people who love the outdoors. This city offers many bike trails, paddle trails, and parks that are suitable for everyone’s taste! For more information, visit

Nearest Major Market: Myrtle Beach
Nearest Secondary Market: Florence

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