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Purchasing Coordinator in Chantilly, VA at Long & Foster Companies

Date Posted: 11/30/2018

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Job Description

Job Summary:

Under the general supervision of the Purchasing Manager, the Purchasing Coordinator assists with the purchase of goods and services for the Company ensuring departmental procedures are followed. Performs various administrative tasks on a routine basis.

Purchasing Coordinator

Key Responsibilities:

  • Processes purchase requests following Company policies and standards. Reviews invoices for accuracy and forwards for payment authorization.
  • Coordinates the negotiation of prices and delivery terms.
  • Performs data entry into various software programs. Tracks and generates reports of activity and dollar volumes by profit center, buyer and commodity.
  • Monitors and maintains adequate inventory levels of necessary equipment and supplies.
  • Evaluates vendor performance based on customer feedback, vendor reports on error rates and overall performance.


Job Requirements

  • Associate's degree preferred
  • 2-3 years of experience in an office environment, preferably in a Corporate purchasing setting
  • Computer and office equipment operational proficiency, i.e. fax machines, scanners, copiers, etc.
  • Must possess excellent written and oral communication and attention to detail; must be customer service focused
  • Must possess the ability to work independently or as part of a team