Job Description



Assists the Purchasing department in the maintenance of raw material supplies and inventory.

Essential Functions

  1. Determines the production demand for raw materials and coordinates orders.
  2. Coordinates the usage, tracking, and disbursement of raw materials with on-site and off-site warehouses.
  3. Prepares requisitions, orders, and other documents for purchasing or requisitioning of raw materials.
  4. Maintains raw material allocation (RMA) process.
  5. Tracks raw material usage and compares them to production standards.
  6. Prepares and reviews cycle counting documents as necessary. 
  7. Tracks incoming raw pack material receipts for accuracy.
  8. Compiles data from inventory sources, contracts, purchase orders, invoices, requisitions, and accounting reports and writes, types, or enters information into computer to maintain inventory, purchasing, shipping, or other records.
  9. Keeps back order file in established sequence and releases back orders for issue or shipment as stock becomes available.

Additional Responsibilities

  1. Performs other similar or related duties as requested or assigned.
  2. Acquire knowledge of Trident’s Environmental and Safety Policies by completing required training programs and performing designated work activities in accordance with training and procedures/work instructions.
  3. Notify designated personnel of any environmental and safety incidents, or risks not previously documented, in accordance with Environmental Awareness and or Safety training.




High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Experience: One to two years general office and clerical experience.

Special Training/Skills:

Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos.  Ability to write simple correspondence.  Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.  Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.To perform this job successfully, an individual should have knowledge of Spreadsheet software and Word Processing software.  Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

Work Environment:    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is occasionally exposed to moving mechanical parts and risk of electrical shock. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Physical Demands:    While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit; use hands to finger, handle, or feel and talk or hear. The employee is occasionally required to stand; walk; reach with hands and arms and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl. The employee must occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.

Mental Activities:    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to read, speak, write and understand English, and to use customer service skills. The employee is frequently required to use interpersonal and teamwork skills. The employee is occasionally required to use creativity, independent judgment, discretion, problem analysis, supervision and decision making skills.