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Expediting Clerk
Title:Expediting Clerk
ID:160 - 020
Location:Huntsville, AL

Pinnacle is seeking an Expediting Clerk to support our Huntsville Office. Pinnacle, headquartered in Huntsville, AL, is a leading innovator, developer, and provider of defense and aerospace products and services. Pinnacle fosters a corporate culture with many opportunities for advancement and career progression. We are a dynamic, fast-paced organization that is experiencing exponential growth. Pinnacle has been on the Inc. 5000 Fastest Growing Companies list in 2012, 2013, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018 and 2019!  Pinnacle offers competitive, traditional benefits, and we are excited about our Employee Stock Ownership Program (ESOP)!

About Huntsville -

Military, space, telecommunications, biotechnology, diversified manufacturing and a variety of emerging specialties provide challenging work in delightful surroundings. The area enjoys a favorable cost of living and quality of life. Mountains, lakes, woodlands and the Tennessee River accommodate numerous recreational activities. A temperate climate enhances the season for outdoor sports, including world-class golf, hiking, biking, and fishing. Major concerts, Broadway and symphony performances, extensive permanent collections and traveling exhibitions contribute to a wonderful way of life.

Huntsville, Alabama is one of the most recognized cities in the Southeast - consistently named as one of the best places to live and work by a variety of national publications. Our city is regularly named as a premier location for both business and quality of life.


The expediting clerk will monitor open Purchase Orders to ensure materials are delivered in the specified amount of time, to the correct delivery location. The expediting clerk will also maintain a record of outstanding purchase orders as well as vendor responses to delays or issues and relay information collected to all affiliated parties, and work to resolve any delivery issues.
The expediting clerk also monitors shipments to ensure that purchase order information matches the shipment. This can include the quantity and quality of materials. The expediter resolves inconsistencies in the order.
The expediting clerk will act as the single point of contact for shipping and receiving activities, and will perform other administrative duties relating to procurement and subcontracts as follows:
Market research
Cost and pricing analysis
Ensures compliance with company policies and procedures to ensure file documentation is compliant with CPSR.
Assist with the draft/negotiate modifications and change orders
Administration of agreements to include communication with both internal and external customer
Prepare/coordinate formal contract close-out with vendors
Receive incoming packages, deliver package to requestor, obtain acceptance from requestor, & update CostPoint records as appropriate
Prepare and ship outgoing packages including preparing internal logs
Research/resolve delivery issues including running tracers on packages
NDA creation and managing the TA/NDA status tracker.  
PO change orders
PBO releases
Other duties as needed or required.


Internet research abilities
Demonstrates professional oral and written communication skills.
Proficiency using Microsoft Office Suite to include Outlook, Excel and Word.
Good ethics and sound character.
Deals with confidential information or issues using discretion and judgment
Results oriented individual who enjoys both day‐to‐day activities and special projects.
Demonstrate a working knowledge of the FAR/DFAR/ITAR and IDIQ, CPFF, FFP, T&M subcontracts.
Excellent analytical, and organizational; and the ability to handle details, meet deadlines, and work independently under general direction.
Self Starter who is able to multi‐task and adapt to fast paced environment in support of multiple customers
Team player and ability to effectively interface with other functional departments
Ability to manage and prioritize large work-loads with quick turn-around.
Experience working with Federal Contracts as a Contract Professional preferred.
CostPoint and SharePoint experience preferred.
Experience with and understanding of the FAR preferred.
Driver's license required.
Vehicle insurance required.
Minimum of 2 years experience Shipping and Receiving/expediting/logistics/related field required.


HS diploma or equivalent required.
Bachelor’s degree preferred. Certification in Federal Contracting preferred.

SPECIAL REQUIREMENTS (Certifications, Etc.)

Must be able to bend, squat, twist.
Must be able to lift 50 pounds.
Travel up to 10% could be required.

Pinnacle Solutions is an equal opportunity employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans

Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. is an AAP/EEO/VEVRRA equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, creed, religion, ancestry, age, sex, gender, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access the Pinnacle Solutions, Inc. Career page as a result of your disability. You can request reasonable accommodations by calling (256) 327-4181 or by sending an email to 
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