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Purchasing Coordinator

Location: Hanover, PA

Category: Office and Administration

Type: Hourly

Reports to: Accounting Manager

Job Type: Full-Time



Procurement of raw materials, tools, parts, and other supplies to support the operation.



  • Issue Purchase orders from the accounting system and place orders with suppliers
  • Ensure that items ordered are received on time with proper paperwork
  • Enter receipt information into the accounting system
  • Follow up on delayed orders, as needed
  • Collaborate with Shipping to physically receive designated items
  • Collaborate with Accounts Payable to facilitate timely processing of invoices related to purchase orders
  • Manage adherence to internal policies and procedures covering the procurement of goods and services
  • Act as point of contact for all suppliers within the assigned scope of responsibility
  • Coordinate month-end inventory activities
  • Maintain records of orders, inventory costs, and receipts of all items
  • Manage all office supply stock
  • Back-up certain roles in the facility, as determined by the General Manager and Accounting Manager
  • Assist with various reporting for plant leadership
  • Other duties as assigned



  • This position requires a high school education or GED equivalent, or 3-5 years related purchasing experience, or an equivalent combination of education and experience.



To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:

  • Problem-solving – identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner, gathers and analyzes information skillfully.
  • Service – responds promptly to requests, solicits feedback to improve service, and meets commitments.
  • Planning/productivity – prioritizes and plans work activities, uses time efficiently, and completes work in a timely manner.
  • Quality control – demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness, monitors own work to ensure quality, and apply feedback to improve performance.
  • Dependability – is consistently at work and on time, follows instructions, responds to management direction, and solicits feedback to improve performance.
  • Collaboration – works well in a team environment and can work with a diverse group of people.
  • Observes safety and security policies and procedures.



  • Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm


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