Purchasing Coordinator

Browns Summit, NC 27214

Employment Type: Direct Hire Industry: Manufacturing Job Number: 90541 Branch: Direct Hire

Job Description

Salary: $20.00/hour
Monday-Friday 8:00am to 4:30pm, OT when necessary

The ideal candidate will provide basic purchasing support, including sourcing materials, writing requests for quotes, obtaining competitive pricing, using ERP system, expediting purchased items and managing vendor returns.

  • Coordinate with Production Control Manager, General Manager and other managers and supervisors on materials to be purchased and correct specifications and sources/negotiates for best value.
  • Write purchase orders, obtain necessary approvals, places orders with vendors, and ensures delivery of correct material on a timely basis. Communicate shortfalls and issues to appropriate individuals and departments.
  • Understand and utilize Seradex ERP system to maintain/update vendor database, process Purchase Orders, use Material requisitions, maintain inventory levels, transfer inventory, and run reports.
  • Knowledge of Quality Management systems and claims analysis and coordinate vendor returns to obtain credit, arrange for return/replacement of defective material, etc.
  • Coordinate with trucking companies for shipments based on production schedule, prepare shipping documents and notify customer service, security dept and customers of shipping schedule
  • Schedule receiving/deliveries of material and notify security dept. and appropriate manager(s); obtain advance shipment notice from vendor
  • Follow all safety, ethics and security polices
  • Performs other duties as assigned by Supply Chain Manager, Quality Assurance/Customer Service Manager or other management personnel.

  • Ability to perform all essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodation, if required.
  • High School Diploma and related manufacturing/inventory control experience or Associate’s degree (A.A. /A.A.S.) and experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Strong math skills including “Unit of Measure” conversions
  • Knowledge of ERP/MRP systems (e.g. Seradex, S.A.P., MAPICS, MS Dynamics, etc) and MS Office
  • Possess excellent written and verbal communication skills, strong negotiating skills and have ability to analyze numerical data and financial reports
  • Strong team player as well as having ability to work independently and have problem-solving skills
Interested in learning more? Send your resume to Bsmith@theresource.com. While we appreciate all inquiries, only qualified candidates will be contacted with more information.

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