Coordinator, Purchasing

Coordinator, Purchasing
in Tualatin, OR - US

Job Description

The Purchasing Coordinator is responsible for timely procurement of a broad range of materials and parts (domestic and foreign) for non-production materials, services and/or equipment in an efficient and cost effective manner, maintaining quality standards at all times. This position works under supervision.

Job Responsibilities:

  1. Processes purchase requisitions into appropriate purchase orders and works directly with suppliers to receive materials, services and/or equipment.
  2. Maintains quality of work to ensure proper accounting transactions, such as approvals and invoice payments.  Works to resolve invoicing issues as needed for effective payment in the company’s best interest.
  3. Oversees the Maintenance, Repair and Operations (MRO) process, including training associates on requisition, purchase order placement and invoice practices as needed.
  4. Works to ensure timely delivery of products and services with internal departments and suppliers to support the overall business needs.

Additional Responsibilities:

  • Can be counted on to support other materials functions as needed to ensure production requirements are met.

Education and Experience:

  • Ability to communicate effectively with employees and suppliers in a manner that facilitates positive relationships and supports positive results.
  • Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, employees, and suppliers.
  • Must have the ability to learn new skills and practices to develop in the role and improve business efficiency.
  • Must have the ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • Must have the ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals; ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret graphs.
  • Minimum 1 year related experience and/or training in purchasing or related Material Requirements Planning (MRP) activity
  • Associate degree preferred
  • Equivalent combination of education and experience

Skills and Abilities:

  • Microsoft Excel/Word knowledge required
  • Knowledge and experience with invoicing and the procure to pay process is preferred
  • Oracle knowledge preferred 
     

Travel:

  • Not Required

 
Leviton is an EEO/AA Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

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