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Posted: Tuesday, March 28, 2017 11:56 AM


JOB TITLE: Purchasing Coordinator

NORMALLY REPORTS TO: Purchasing Manager

INTERACTS FREQUENTLY WITH: Branch Warehouse Managers, Purchasing Manager, Operations Manager, Shared Purchasing, Sales Associates

JOB OBJECTIVE: Responsible for placing purchase orders, following up on shipments and satisfying the needs of the customer in an efficient, timely and courteous manner.


·In addition to the essential job functions described below, all associates will perform duties as requested by management. Assigned responsibilities and duties may vary based upon location size and operations.

•Coordinate inventory replenishment and special orders with branch warehouses

•Ensure daily input of purchase orders with proper product, price, freight and plant

•Place replenishment orders with vendors as needed

•Source special orders and expedite

•Resolve purchase order discrepancies

•Resolve vendor issues

•Coordinate inbound freight

•Support purchasing manager and Sales Consultant with special request

•Submit new material request forms to Data Compliance

•Review open purchase orders weekly

•Ensure that all master cost files are current

•Ensure that defective inventory and returns are dealt with expeditiously.


•Represent the company in a professional manner at all times ensuring quality customer service

•Abide by all policies, rules, and regulations of the company including all applicable safety rules, regulations and procedures

•Support corporate programs, goals, and initiatives of the company

•Assist in conducting physical inventories

•Work overtime as needed

Job Requirements


•Familiarity with industry and material that is used

•Communication skills

•Organizational skills

•Good problem solver

•Ability to work with and analyze numbers

•Ability to handle stress successfully

•Computer knowledge including Excel

•Interpersonal skills required

• Lifting small weighted objects constantly; 10 pound objects frequently

· Climbing ladders, stairs and ramps

•Balancing, reaching, and grasping objects

•Pushing and pulling, stooping, crouching and keeling

•Vision: minimum vision required to prevent injury from oneself and others

•Hearing: perceiving the nature of sounds with or without correction

•Talking: expressing or exchanging ideas by means of the spoken word

ATTENDANCE REQUIREMENTS: Attendance on a regular, consistent basis is mandatory, including arriving at the time scheduled by your supervisor daily.

• Location: Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH  45233

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