Purchasing and Receiving Clerk

  • Minneapolis, MN
  • Part-time

Company Description

Star Tribune Media Company is Minnesota’s largest producer and distributor of news, information and advertising across multiple print and digital platforms, including newspaper, website, mobile, tablet and video formats. The Star Tribune newspaper and StarTribune.com regularly reach more than two-thirds of the adults in the Twin Cities market or more than 1.7 million people. The company has been serving the Minneapolis/Saint Paul market for more than 144 years, providing trusted local and regional news and information produced by the largest force of professional journalists in the state. Star Tribune has more than 1,000 employees.

Job Description

The Purchasing and Receiving Clerk provides part-time support by creating and processing requisitions and purchase orders, maintains purchase records, ensures daily flow of documents to appropriate departments, receives parts and equipment and enters information into the inventory system.  Additionally, the Clerk tracks and monitors purchase orders and stocking levels for the departments.  Experience in purchasing/receiving and using electronic inventory systems preferred.


·         High school diploma or equivalent

·         Basic keyboarding, analytical and math skills

·         Experience using computers and electronic inventory systems

·         Advanced Communications skills

·         Able to work independently and within a small group

·         Requires lifting, bending and stooping

Posted:  July 26, 2013



Additional Information

How to apply online

  • You must fill out our online application, which you can do by clicking on the link below.
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  • You can complete your online application in stages by selecting the link marked “Continue later” at the bottom of each page. That will prompt the system to email you a case-sensitive username and password that you can use to sign in and finish at a later time.
  • We won’t see your application until you click submit. Once you take that step, you won’t be able to alter your application or attach additional documents to it.
  • If you apply online, your references can email letters of recommendation to newsrecruiter@startribune.com with your name in the subject line.

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