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Purchasing Coordinator (Closed)

Date Posted: 1/23/2020

Job #1570207
Garland, Texas

Do you have a minimum of 2 years experience in a purchasing department? Are you detailed oriented?

Our client, a very cool furniture manufacturing company is looking for a purchasing coordinator.


  • Minimum of two years of related experience and/or training. Experience working with standard accounting systems reports and data feeds. Functional knowledge of procurement practices and requirements.
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. Strong organizational, quantitative and analytical skills. Ability to provide efficient, timely, reliable and courteous service to customers. Ability to effectively present information.
  • Requires knowledge of financial terms and principles.
  • Ability to calculate intermediate figures such as percentages, discounts, and/or commissions. Conducts basic financial analysis.
  • Ability to audit, comprehend, analyze, and interpret documents.
  • Ability to solve problems involving several options in situations.
  • Intermediate/Advanced knowledge in Microsoft Office Software, preferably possessing strong Excel skills.
  • Detail Oriented
  • Ability to work with large amounts of data.
  • Problem solving, mathematical analysis and knowledge of accounting preferred.


  • Analyze reports based on the collection of data related to the sourcing, contracting, management and performance of suppliers and vendors.
  • Designs and implements reports to support account, client, and global sourcing requirements.
  • Performs data entry, and filing, maintains data integrity of databases and make changes as required to enhance accuracy, usefulness and access.
  • Collects and rationalizes data from multiple sources.
  • Ensures data integrity and accuracy.
  • Coordinates with Vietnam souring team and peers to aggregate data and align reporting. May provide training to new and existing users of database and reports.
  • May provide informal assistance such as technical guidance, and/or training to coworkers.
  • May coordinate and assign tasks to co-workers within a work unit and/or project.
  • Make decisions with an understanding of procedures, company policies, and business practices to achieve general results and deadlines.
  • Setting work unit and/or project deadlines.
  • Issues purchase orders to suppliers and confirm delivery date, quantity ordered and price are correct.
  • Organize documents submitted by vendors at time of purchase order submission or delivery of goods.
  • Work with project mgmt. to assure final costs and drawings are completed for new items prior to issuing PO.
  • Work closely with Vietnam staff to track and update all open orders.
  • Maintain inventory threshold levels to identify key flags regarding warehouse stock and issue replenishment PO’s accordingly.
  • Review and perform item number (sku – stock keeping units) rationalization audit annually to clear out un-used or unneeded skus in system.
  • Work with the Vietnam staff to update costing on active Item numbers (sku- stock keeping units) annually.
  • Coordinate with Vietnam staff to confirm ship dates and factory allocation for all PO’s.
  • Review inventory levels to determine if customer PO will be filled from inventory or requires production in VN.
  • Create purchase orders from requisitions or from regular purchase orders.
  • Resolve receiving error issues.
  • Processes receipts and invoices for payment.
  • Create new item numbers (sku-stock keeping units).
  • Update purchase orders with current delivery information.
  • Assist Purchasing Manager with projects as needed
  • Other duties may be assigned.



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