Job Description

OpticsPlanet is seeking a full-time Procurement Coordinator to join our Supply Chain department and become integral to facilitating smooth operations with suppliers.

Primary Duties and Responsibilities

  • Review open purchase orders for each vendor and brand and make necessary changes
  • Communicate with vendors to expedite backordered products
  • Maintain databases for contractual documents
  • Gather, maintain and organize vendor and product information in proper databases
  • Assist in resolving receiving discrepancies to ensure effective flow of products received
  • Ensure proper flow of information between Vendors, Buyers, and other, departments
  • Develop and maintain positive and effective relationships with vendors to ensure reliability and superb levels of service
  • Assist Department Management on special projects related to departmental development, seasonal demands, etc.
  • Assist Buyers in Buying and Brand Management when Buyers are on out of the office or in instances when their resources are limited

Qualifications, Skills, and Requirements

  • High School Diploma, GED or equivalent minimum education
  • A minimum of 3-5 years Administrative exp., preferably working with suppliers
  • Be able to type 35 words per minute is required
  • Associates Degree level education or higher is preferred but not required
  • Experience with and demonstrated proficiency with¬† MS Office applications (such as MS Word, MS Excel), email programs, and Internet browsers
  • Self starter, efficient, reliable and organized
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Adapts well to changes and fast pace environments
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written
  • Ability to work well under the stress of deadline pressure
  • Ability to travel occasionally

Location - Northbrook, IL

OpticsPlanet, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer. OpticsPlanet, Inc.  does not discriminate on the basis of race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, national origin, veteran status or any other basis covered by appropriate law. All employment is decided on the basis of qualifications, merit, and business need.

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