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Purchasing Coordinator

Division: HoMedics
Travel Involved: None
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level:  Entry
Education: Associates Degree or Equivalent 
Skills: Supply Chain -> Imports, MRP Experience, S&OP Process, Purchasing
Computer Programs -> Microsoft Outlook, Microsoft Excel
Other Skills:  
Category: Supply Chain
Position Summary:

HoMedics is an established consumer packaged goods distribution company with more than 25 years in the business; and having an international presence.  HoMedics offers a dynamic, fast-paced working environment supporting multiple companies with a variety of consumer product categories. We have an immediate need for a Purchasing Coordinator to join our Operations team.

Key responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Purchase finished goods and parts based on the balance of supply and demand in an ERP/MRP environment
  • Develop and maintain daily capacity information on factories, determine shipping schedules, follow up with factory issues, manage shipping dates, maintain factory forecasts.
  • Coordinate point of entry orders. 
  • Work with and balance needs of multiple departments on all purchasing related issues (Sales, Marketing, Inventory Control, Supply Chain, Logistics, Warehousing, etc)
  • Support decision making functions of planning and procurement
  • Participate on project teams involving business processes implementation, documentation, and analysis
  • Help drive the streamlining and automation of the procurement process

Job Requirements include:

  • 1-3 years of Purchasing or Planning experience
  • Associate degree or equivalent
  • Strong analytical skills, including utilization of Microsoft Excel
  • Demonstrated ability to meet deadlines under pressure in fast-paced environment
  • Strong organizational & communication skills with high attention to detail.
  • Strong desire for increased responsibility
  • Strong knowledge of PeopleSoft/JD Edwards or other leading ERP/MRP
    system preferred
  • Experience with Chinese sourcing preferred
  • Experience with point of entry orders a plus


HoMedics offers attractive compensation packages along with comprehensive employee benefits including:

  • Major medical, dental and prescription insurance
  • Flexible spending accounts (FSA)
  • 401(k) Program
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Travel accident insurance
  • Paid holidays
  • Paid time-off program (PTO)
  • Employee purchase program
  • Employee assistance program
  • On-site cafe
  • On-site fitness facility
  • Several additional voluntary benefits
  • Vendor discounts
  • Dry cleaning pick-up and delivery service
  • On-site car detailing, oil changes, etc.

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