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Purchasing / Warehouse Attendant

Job ID 11523060 Date posted 04/11/2019
Location:Toledo, OH
Country:United States
Job Code:2948
Position Type:Hourly

About Cleveland-Cliffs Inc.

Founded in 1847, Cleveland-Cliffs Inc. is the largest and oldest independent iron ore mining company in the United States. We are a major supplier of iron ore pellets to the North American steel industry from our mines and pellet plants located in Michigan and Minnesota. By 2020, Cliffs expects to be the sole producer of hot briquetted iron (HBI) in the Great Lakes region with the development of its first production plant in Toledo, OH. Driven by the core values of safety, social, environmental and capital stewardship, our employees endeavor to provide all stakeholders with operating and financial transparency. For more information, visit

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The Purchasing / Warehouse Attendant is responsible for receiving, storing, and distributing material all while keeping accurate inventory balances and maintaining a safe working environment in accordance with established policies and practices.

Specific Responsibilities/Essential Functions:

  • Review purchase requests and create purchase orders; count and check shipment for damage and verify that items received conform to purchase order specifications and descriptions
  • Perform basic warehousing duties including; loading and unloading material onto or from pallets, racks, shelves, drawers by hand, open containers and install strapping
  • Ensure accuracy regarding data entry and maintaining of documents in system repositories
  • Arrange and organize products and materials in the warehouse
  • Take physical inventory by hand, counting or weigh counting, reporting findings in accordance with prescribed procedures
  • Compare product deliveries with issued purchase orders to ensure accuracy
  • Operate forklifts or other machinery to handle products and materials in the warehouse
  • Ensure compliance of safety procedures and practices in the warehouse operations
  • Complete warehouse orders for delivery or pickup according to the schedule for internal and external customers
  • Ensure work area and equipment are in good order and area is properly presentable after completion of work
  • Perform clerical tasks according to prescribed routines or as directed
  • Maintain strong relationships with vendors

Education/Experience Requirements


  • Associates Degree in Business preferred, may consider equivalent experience
  • OSHA forklift certification preferred


  • 3-5 year’s warehouse experience
  • Computerized Maintenance Management System (CMMS) experience; Ellipse preferred
  • Microsoft Office experience (Excel, Word, etc.)
  • Ability to read and interpret shipping and receiving documents such as packing slips, POD’s and BOL’s
  • Demonstrate a positive, can-do attitude.
  • Ability to effectively manage multiple/changing priorities under supervision
  • Must possess a valid driver’s license


  • Ability to interpret maintenance manuals
  • Effectively communicate both orally and through written text
  • Detail oriented with a high degree of accuracy
  • Good interpersonal and organizational skills

Physical Demands:

  • Occasional lifting up to 60 lbs
  • Required to lift, carry, push and pull heavy objects
  • Mobility required; must be able to handle stairs and long periods of work on your feet, frequent bending, crawling and sitting
  • May be required to climb ladders and work in restricted spaces and under difficult lighting
  • Routinely exposed to plant environment including noise, dust, dirt and vibrations, extreme climate changes / changes in weather


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The U.S. Talent Acquisition team was awarded a 2012 Candidate Experience Award by the Talent Board. The Talent Board is a non-profit organization that showcases employers who deliver outstanding candidate experiences. This is the second year in a row that Cliffs has earned this award, which is based on feedback directly from our job candidates. Cliffs is the only Natural Resources company to receive this award.

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