Review requisitions and purchase orders to ensure proper authorization and complete information received from Sales, Operations, and other departments. Follow up regarding their requirements of products and materials.
Process purchase orders for inventory and non-inventory products, supplies, raw materials for components and professional services.
Ensure that purchase orders are sent out in a timely manner and maintain an accurate system for monitoring all open purchase orders.
Obtain order confirmations, shipping and weekly reports from suppliers.
Expedite orders to ensure on time delivery for urgent projects and changes.
Work with the Demand Planning team to ensure that all deliveries satisfy the assigned purchase orders and report any back-ordered or missing products.
Interact with the VP of Supply chain management with tracking and expediting shipments from China.
Interface with the VP of Purchasing regarding vendor performance, price increases and resolve issues in a timely manner.
Other clerical duties assigned by the VP of Purchasing.
Bachelor’s Degree with at least 5 years’ recent purchasing experience for a global manufacturer.
Excellent negotiating, analytical and communication skills, both verbal and written.
The successful candidate will be detailed orientated, organized, objective and able to work with many different departments within the company.
Ability to multi-task and adjust to changing priorities and short deadlines.
Must be able to work independently and also be part of a hard-working, supportive team.