Warehouse Purchasing Coordinator

Jun 25 2018
Noble Supply & Logistics |Honolulu|Full Time, $40,000 - $42,000 / year
Job Description

Noble’s Inventory Purchasing Coordinator I is responsible for sourcing and purchasing maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO), building, and industrial products for our U.S. Military customers at our Pearl Harbor/Hickam facility. This on-site product specialist sources and procures a wide variety of products sales activities to and supports the warehouse team, as needed. The Inventory Purchasing Coordinator I also provides customer service support with product expertise, order tracking, and problem resolution. Duties include:

  • Creating and reviewing purchase orders, contacting vendors to confirm pricing and availability, placing orders to meet customers’ schedules, and following up with suppliers on order status
  • Providing customer service support with order confirmations, product availability, problem resolution, product expertise, order tracking, back orders, and warranty information
  • Expediting orders and coordinating with logistics suppliers for delivery of urgent orders
  • Entering customer, product, and vendor data in Noble’s proprietary ecommerce operating system in compliance with contractual requirements
  • Working with warehouse staff to receive, inspect, and shelve incoming shipments
  • Investigating and resolving purchase orders and pricing discrepancies as well as quantity and product description issues, while recording all activity changes on purchase orders in the system
  • Selecting carriers, negotiating rates, and managing operational issues with freight carriers
  • Processing freight invoices, resolving freight claims, and issuing freight credits

Experience & Background:

  • Experience with MRO, building, and industrial products
  • Experience working in a U.S. Military installation environment
  • Customer service background a plus
  • Strong computer skills, including expertise in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)

Requirements:

  • Must be able to pass DOD Background check to work on US Military Facility
  • Strong organizational and time management skills
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to work independently as well as in a team environment
  • Problem resolution and customer service skills
  • Ability to manage priorities and coordinate multiple projects while consistently meeting deadlines in a fast-paced environment