Position Title:     Purchasing Clerk                           
Reports To:         Purchasing Supervisor

Position Summary:
PSI is the largest privately owned shipyard in Hawaii, with two of the largest dry docks in the state. We have been in business since 1944 and have a large labor force of skilled craftsman with a full support staff of professionals who comprise of engineering, project management, QA, EHS, accounting, contracts, and human resources.

The purchasing agent negotiates vendor terms, prices and schedules delivery using knowledge of budget and schedule requirements

Pacific Shipyards International, LLC. Expectations of Employee:
  • Is committed to the company values and adheres to all Pacific Marine & Supply’s policies and procedures.
  • Perform duties of his/her job and as assigned by Management.
  • Maintain a positive and respectful attitude and conduct her/himself with integrity and in a polite, professional manner treating customers and co-workers courteously and respectfully.
  • Communicates regularly with Officers, Managers, & Supervisors about the different divisions and department’s issues.
  • Consistently be on time for work, meetings and appointments and deliver work projects by assigned due dates.
  • Maintain assigned work areas in a clean and orderly fashion.
  • Maintain and ensure the safety of all assigned equipment.
  • Perform all duties in conformance to appropriate safety and security standards.
  • Meet productivity goals and quality standards as set by management.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities:
  • Adheres to purchasing policies, processes and procedures.
  • Examines and issues purchase orders for the best materials at a reasonable price.
  • Negotiates best vendor terms, pricing and delivery based on specific budget and schedule requirements.
  • Exchange with vendors to produce materials in a timely manner.
  • Collaborate with estimators and project managers to help with material amounts and pricings.
  • Perform other duties as assigned.
  • Must be able to start work at 6:45am

  • High School diploma or equivalent
  • Minimum 1 years of purchasing related experience or demonstrated knowledge, skills and abilities to perform the above-mentioned duties
  • Shipyard/Industrial Experience valuable
  • Data Entry experience required
  • Accurately enter data using Word and Excel
  • Must be organized and have the ability to multitask
  • Must be detailed oriented and a self-starter
  • Good attitude; must be a team player

  • Must show proof of your legal right to work in the United States
  • This position requires US Citizenship due to security clearance required for base access
  • Must be able to successfully obtain a Transportation Worker Identification Credential (TWIC)
  • All candidates must submit to and pass a post-offer drug screening, and a background check before employment begins. Failure to complete any of these steps will result in disqualification.

Additional Information:
This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by the employee filling this position. Employee will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform any other job-related duties requested by management. Management has the right to add to, revise, or delete information in this job description. 


Department: Administration
This is a non-management position
This is a full time position

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