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Supply Chain & Purchasing - Supply Chain Coordinator I

La Porte, TX 77571, USA Req #56
Friday, January 5, 2024

Job Summary:  

Act as the Liaison between the company and Vendor, as well as working as a resource for the Commercial Team. Familiar with a variety of the field's concepts, practices, and procedures. Relies on experience and judgment to plan and accomplish goals. Supervise efficient procurement of all materials to maintain inventory and update all purchase orders. Maintain and update vendor relationships, terms and conditions, projects, and special agreements between the company and the vendor on all purchasing and delivery of materials. Coordinate and expedite the flow of work between departments according to the production schedule as needed.

 

Primary Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Confer with personnel and vendors to coordinate supplier production schedules or shipping activities and resolve complaints and eliminate delays 
  • Examine documents, materials or products and monitor work processes to assess completeness, accuracy and conformance to logistics, standards and specifications
  • Developing and sustaining long-standing relationships with company-approved vendors
  • Responsive to internal customers through prompt follow-up to order need, inquiries and issues
  • Engage necessary resources to resolve purchase order fulfillment issues when they arise
  • Provides insights to vendor and any crucial changes or issues
  • Create guidelines and standards for a scorecard to make sure that all metrics are being followed by the vendors
  • Establishing standards by which to assess the performance of approved vendors.

Positional Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Education and Experience
    • Associate’s degree or higher in business, supply chain management or equivalent technical school certification
    •  Alternatively, at least 2 years of experience in a customer-facing role identifying and addressing customer needs within relevant industry 
  • Skills & Abilities
    • Demonstrate understanding and compliance with all applicable quality standardization procedures and processes 
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills, especially in phone calls
    • Problem solving (Sigma Yellow Belt)
    • Basic knowledge of valves and related products 
    • Basic understanding of the chemical, refining and power markets
    • Understanding of Terms and Conditions done through LinkedIn Learning 
    • Data interpretation  

Essential Physical Functions:

  • Travel: less than 5%
  • Lifting up to 20 pounds
  • Bending, stooping, walking

Other details

  • Job Family Supply Chain & Purchasing
  • Pay Type Salary
Location on Google Maps
  • La Porte, TX 77571, USA