Purchasing & Logistics Coordinator

Peepers by PeeperSpecs in Michigan City, IN

  • Industry: Retail - Others
  • Type: Full Time
position filled
Purpose: The Purchasing & Logistics Coordinator is responsible for placing orders with manufacturers and ensuring all order details are accurate at the time the order is placed and received, as well as ensuring the quality meets Peepers product standards. In addition, communicating and working with freight forwarders to quote, consolidate, and prepare for incoming shipments Duties and Responsibilities: Purchasing: Submit Purchase Orders to factories after forecasts are received from the Global Sourcing & Inventory Manager Communicate with all factories throughout the production process to ensure understanding of PO’s, Peepers quality standards, and timeline for delivery of goods Receiving: After Receiving is complete in the DC, prepare and send QC reports (Corrected Action Plans) to vendors, as needed, including Director of Corporate Functions and Finance Team. Update Vendor PO report weekly, showing outstanding PO's and estimated cost Logistics: Work with freight forwarders and Hong Kong office to determine all logistics needs: Determine best method of travel for all incoming products based on business need: AIR/SEA splits Gather AIR quotes Consolidate shipments when possible Notify DC Team of incoming shipments and prepare all receiving paperwork Quality Control: Assist DC Receiving Lead and Team with quality control of product upon arrival Physically quality check any triggered items that will require additional quality control Inventory Integrity Conduct inventory integrity processes when indicated by Global Sourcing & Inventory Manager, including, but not limited to cycle counts and bin checks Skills & Knowledge Required Associate degree Preferred 1-2 years related experience Strong knowledge of basic mathematical skills Must be a self-starter, results-oriented, and a team player Must have outstanding leadership, presentation, and communication skills Must be able to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions Excellent verbal and written communications skills Excellent skills managing multiple competing priorities daily Strong critical thinking and logical reasoning skills Excellent organizational, time management, and project management skills Competent with computer software such as Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) Solid customer service attitude with excellent negotiation skills.

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