Purchasing Coordinator

  • 51366
  • 13 May 2019
  • Adrian, MI
  • Distribution
  • $55,000 - $65,000
  • Jonathan Balun

Job Description

Purchasing Coordinator

Position Description:


Responsible for supporting a wide variety of purchasing functions including, but not limited to, coordination of freight, import/export, handling requests for miscellaneous quotes, working with plants and suppliers with regards to qualifications, issues, performance and maintenance of supplier records.




  • Work with Engineering on quoting components for current, new and potential products.
  • Work closely with suppliers, freight carriers and custom brokers in Mexico.
  • Responsible to negotiate freight for all facilities
  • Responsible for some activities pertaining to import/export
  • Work with plants to purchase common items from single suppliers, in order to leverage the buy quantity and reduce costs
  • Responsible for handling requests for quotes (excluding billet, fin and copper)
  • Consolidate and Maintain all Supplier Information in a Centralized Area (Qualifications, ISO Certs, etc)
  • Coordinate and Complete Annual Supplier Ratings Process
  • Maintain Supplier PPM Performance Tracking
  • Maintain Supplier On Time Delivery Tracking
  • Actively supports and manages within our mission, vision, Code of Conduct and Process Based Leadership guidelines.
  • Actively supports our 5S + Safety programs. 

Education and Experience:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain, Business or similar field
  • Up to 3 years of logistics and/or import/export experience and experience within manufacturing
  • Excellent communication skills, basic computer and math skills, interpersonal skills and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work any shift
  • Travel up 20 25% required to support all plants, suppliers & customers in US and Mexico
  • Ability to interface with all levels of the organization
  • Bilingual (English/Spanish) preferred