• Purchasing Coordinator II - Raw Materials

    Job Locations US-AZ-Gilbert
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  • Position Summary

    The Purchasing Coordinator is responsible for the day-to-day support of purchasing and managing the use of raw materials. This role is expected to assist buyers, as they perform tasks associated with supplying Isagenix with quality materials on time and at or below projected costs. The ingredient purchasing process includes forecasting, placing orders, tracking, and follow-up verification of purchase orders. The coordinator will communicate with vendors, buyers, and cross functional areas regarding purchasing tasks on an as needed basis, while supporting business growth and achieving service, quality and cost objectives.

    Essential Duties & Responsibilities (Other duties may be assigned)

    • Work directly with raw material suppliers to negotiate pricing, volume commitments, and availability.
    • Assist buyer source new raw materials that meet formula specifications potentially on a rushed and urgent timeline.
    • Facilitate the approval process of new materials by gathering required documents and samples; maintain flow of information between quality assurance, purchasing, and contract manufacturers.
    • Inspect invoices as directed and receiving reports for quantity, price, INCO terms and payment terms accuracy with purchase orders and dispose of discrepancies.
    • Pull, compile and manipulate data for analysis, forecasting and decision making.
    • Maintain interface with suppliers to ensure the procurement of high quality ingredients, expedient delivery, and dependable service at optimum price; refer critical problems involving deliveries or invoices to Buyer for resolution.
    • Create and amend standard forms for inventory tracking, price lists, Purchase Orders and any other routine correspondence.
    • Prepare and process various forms involving change orders, bid requests, and other buying procedures; price requisitions as required.
    • Prepare clear, accurate, and concise reports, specifications, correspondence and other written materials.
    • Obtain Proof of Delivery for order shipments and enter PO receipt records in accounting system.
    • Act as liaison between indirect purchasing and accounting department to help resolve any invoicing or purchase order discrepancies.
    • Handle routine interactions with raw material suppliers and contract manufacturers and provide a service that is customer friendly.

    Minimum Qualifications (These are the requirements that all applicants MUST HAVE to be considered for this position)

    • Associates Degree from an accredited institution or equivalent experience.
    • 2 years of experience in a general business or customer service setting.
    • Skilled in the use of Microsoft Office software to include Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook.
    • Strong interpersonal skills, detail oriented and able to coordinate/manage multiple tasks simultaneously. 

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 4 years of experience in a general business or customer service setting.
    • Nutrition, food, and beverage industry experience is highly preferred.
    • Formal education and training in food and nutrition is highly preferred.
    • Experience in Microsoft Dynamics AX and SharePoint.


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