Purchasing Clerk / Buyer

Job Title: Buyer

Department:  Purchasing Department

Location:  Redlands, CA. 

Compensation: Full time hourly plus benefits. (Non-Exempt Employee).   

In operation since 1962, Climet Instruments is a leading global manufacturer and provider of airborne particle counters and microbial air samplers, which have applications predominantly in biopharmaceutical, medical device, and life science industry in general. As a valuable member of our team, you will quickly learn that "Quality is in our DNA." This applies not simply to the products we manufacture, but our desire that employees be mentally challenged to learn and grow their skillset within Climet, and to constantly improve. In business for nearly 60 years, Climet offers new employees a team-based friendly work environment with a very stable organization. Climet is actively seeking sharp candidates that are loyal, self disciplined, and are looking for an opportunity for career development. 

To apply complete a Climet Job Application and email along with your resume to HR@climet.com


  •   Competitive Wage
  •   100% Company Paid Medical Insurance Premiums
  •   Retirement Plans: 401(k) and Company Paid Pension Plan
  •   9-10 Days Paid Holidays
  •   Paid Sick Leave (PSL) and Personal Time Off (PTO)
  •   Company Paid Short-Term Disability
  •   Company Paid Life Insurance

  • * Benefits may vary depending job classification.

Education and Experience

• High school diploma or equivalency required. Strongly prefer a Bachelor's degree in Business Administration, with an Accounting or Economics concentration from a regionally accredited university.

• 3+ years prior electronics or manufacturing purchasing experience preferred

Required Skills

Successful candidates will be able to demonstrate:

  • • Outstanding written or verbal interpersonal communication skills, and ability to get along with others
  • • High attention to detail and accuracy
  • • Strong Math and English skills
  • • Ability to follow verbal and written instructions
  • • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite
Job Duties

Job duties and responsibilities will include, but not be limited to:

  • • Prepare and distribute accurate and complete purchase orders for supplies, materials, and raw goods
  • • Research vendors and collect prices, specifications, and other data related to goods and services
  • • Establish and follow-up on delivery dates
  • • Type and issue RFQ's
  • • Performs minor purchasing activities, generally of commodities
  • • Basic understanding of inventory / purchasing principles and basic accounting procedures.
  • • General clerical activities including filing and answering telephones
Physical Requirements

Successful Candidates must be able to perform the following:

  • • Ability to perform intricate hand manipulations, such as typing a minimum of 25-30 WPM.
  • • Must be able to lift 15 lbs. from the floor to above your head
  • • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time required

A basic English and Math test will be administered as part of the pre-selection process.  The successful candidate must also pass a physical and a drug test as condition for continued employment.


All applicants must be authorized to work in the United States of America.

Climet is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer.  Applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, ancestry, marital or veteran status.

Job descriptions are not all-inclusive. Tasks, duties and responsibilities may change for personal growth, organizational development and/or evolution of new technologies.

Notification to Recruiters and Staffing Agencies:

Please, note that Climet Instruments Company has an internal recruitment department, and does not work with external recruiters or "head hunters".  Climet may supplement that internal capability from time to time with assistance from temporary staffing agencies who have a written agreement with Climet. Recruiters and staffing agencies are directed NOT to contact Climet (or any of our employees) directly in an attempt to present candidates. Climet will not accept resumes from any source other than directly from our internal HR department. Climet will not pay a fee for any placement resulting from the receipt of a resume for which the Climet does not previously have a written contract or agreement signed by Climet's General Manager. Any candidate for whom an agency has submitted a resume will be considered to have been referred by the organization to Climet free of any charges or fees. Climet disclaims and rejects any liability under any agreement purported to be accepted based on negative consent, negotiation with a candidate, performance, or any means other than the signature of the General Manager of Climet.