Purchasing Coordinator

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00019967
Date Posted:Jan 21
Category:2 - Engineering & Manufacturing
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Purchasing Coordinator

Our client - a growing Tier 1 Automotive Supplier is looking to add a Purchasing Coordinator to their team.

Job Summary:

The Purchasing Coordinator will optimize value through strategic sourcing, cost reduction, innovation, and growth. This position specifically focuses on MRO, indirect material, logistics and energy.


  • Drive savings opportunities and effectively manage suppliers to maintain the highest standards for quality and delivery.
  • Collaborates with other departments to identify and develop needs and requirements for equipment, materials, products, and acceptable substitutions.
  • Assesses current material availability; reasonably predicts future availability based on the market, delivery systems, and other variables.
  • Prepares and presents market conditions to ensure maintenance of competitiveness.
  • Drafts, explains, and implements instructions, policies, and procedures for purchasing and contract management.
  • Manage 3rd party strategic contracts and supplier relationships.
  • Utilizes contracts, best practices, spend analysis and supplier management techniques to manage cost and risk.
  • Maintains and/or implements purchasing and recordkeeping systems.
  • Acts as the company’s representative in negotiations with suppliers and contracts.

Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in related field required.
  • 3 -5 years in purchasing
  • Thorough understanding of materials and supplies used in the company.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or related software.
  • Plex ERP experience desired

If you are a high performer and would like to work for an equally high performing company and you think the above opportunity is appropriate for you, we invite you to submit your resume in Microsoft Word format to

We treat all resumes with strict confidentiality. We will always contact you first before submitting your resume to our client(s) for review. If you do not receive correspondence, you are not a fit for this position.

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