Mendocino Forest Products Company, LLC

MRO Purchasing Clerk

Job Locations US-CA-Scotia
Job ID 2023-2827


Humboldt Sawmill Company, LLC (HSC) located in Scotia, CA was formed in July 2008 through the reorganization of the former Pacific Lumber Company and related entities. Humboldt Redwood consists of forestry as well as lumber manufacturing and distribution operations. Humboldt Redwoods forestry operations include approximately 327 square miles (209,300 acres) of coast redwood and Douglas-fir forestlands. Our forestlands are located about five hours north of the Golden Gate Bridge in Humboldt County, California.  Mendocino Redwood Company, LLC (MRC) and Humboldt Redwood Company, LLC (HRC) provide rewarding career opportunities in forestry and wildlife with excellent benefits and opportunity for advancement. 

Humboldt Sawmill Company, LLC (HSC) is looking for an experienced MRO Purchasing Clerk to join our sawmill maintenance team in Scotia, CA. This position will review requisitions and coordinate all activities involved with procuring goods and services, such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, and supplies as well as performs clerical duties to maintain purchasing system records of business transactions.


The hourly rate for this position is $25.65! 


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or abilities required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


  • Identifies potential supplies and facilitates qualifying new suppliers
  • Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information, such as price, availability, and delivery schedule
  • Maintains manual or computerized procurement records, such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories
  • Expedites delivery of goods to users
  • Counts, measures, or weighs articles to verify contents of shipments against bills of lading, invoices, or storage receipts
  • Examines articles for defects and sort articles according to extent of defect
  • Unloads and unpacks incoming shipments by hand or forklift
  • Uses a keyboard to enter purchasing and receiving information into computer
  • Sorts and files purchasing and receiving records
  • Prepares spreadsheets and obtains details for prices
  • Maintains vendor list of prospective subcontractors and materials/new products
  • Collects and enters bids into spreadsheets for evaluation by the Manager
  • Provides samples and information to staff as requested
  • Corresponds, issues and tracks Purchase Orders with outside vendors
  • Confirms with vendors delivery schedules to ensure Company can meet requirements
  • Decides with vendors for timely product pick-up
  • Creates PO’s to Companies as required
  • Closes PO’s in computer systems at completion as needed
  • Organizes and maintains MRO inventories


  • High school diploma or GED required and minimum of six months experience in warehouse, shipping, or sales preferably with a company that manages and sells lumber or similar material or the equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Must maintain and carry a valid California driver license and remain eligible to operate a company vehicle including automobiles and trucks in accordance with company policy guidelines
  • Forklift experience and the ability to obtain current certification
  • Demonstrated advanced skills in Microsoft Excel, and proficiency with Microsoft Office suite
  • Ability to learn company purchasing software and accounting software
  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, verbal, diagram, or schedule form


Physical Requirements

  • Regularly required to sit for long periods of time, stand; walk; use hands – keyboarding for long periods of time, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms; and communicate
  • Occasionally required to stand and walk
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color, peripheral, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 20 pounds and frequently up to 50 pounds



Balances team and individual responsibilities; supports everyone's efforts to succeed



Approaches others in a tactful manner; reacts well under pressure; treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position.


Ethics and Organizational Support

Works with integrity and ethically; follows established policies and procedures; completes administrative tasks correctly and on time; supports organizational goals and values.



Adapts to changes in the work environment; manages competing demands; changes approach or method to best fit the situation; able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.



Displays original thinking and creativity; meets challenges with resourcefulness.


Verbal and Written Communication

Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; listens and requests clarification; writes clearly and informatively; edits work for spelling and grammar; presents numerical data effectively; able to read and interpret written information.


Equal Opportunity Employer, Valuing Diversity of our Workforce and Offering a Drug Free Workplace


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