Purchasing Coordinator (Leave of Absence)

Irvine, CA 92614

Employment Type: Contract Industry: Administrative Support Job Number: 18702 Pay Rate: $27 - $32/hour based on experience

Job Description

Coordinate the selection process to identify the best sources of supply, ensuring company meets requirements for quality, delivery, and service at the lowest overall cost. Assist in the purchase of goods and services including raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, and specialized tooling. Set up and maintain compliance programs related to purchasing and logistics (e.g., REACH, RoHS, EAR, ITAR, C-TPAT).
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
  • Communicate effectively with suppliers and company personnel as necessary.
  • Process and review purchase requisitions, and prepare requests for quotation and purchase orders.
  • Confer with suppliers to obtain product or service information, such as price, availability, and delivery schedule. Review quotations and assist in selecting the appropriate source.
  • Maintain the purchasing/inventory database and accurate purchasing records.
  • Ensure timely resolution of all non-conforming issues with the appropriate supplier or internal personnel (engineering or manufacturing).
  • Collaborate with internal team and suppliers to ensure timely procurement and availability of components to meet customer delivery schedules.
  • Process engineering change releases.
  • Process supplier acknowledgments.
  • Expedite orders as appropriate.
  • Follow up on job shortages and participate in shortage meetings.
  • Assist purchasing and logistics representatives as required.
  • Develop and maintain purchasing and logistics-related compliance programs.
  • Manage and respond to customer disclosure/compliance requests.
Education and/or Experience
Associate degree and 2-5 years of related experience and/or training; or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below represent the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
Physical Demands
The physical demands described here represent those that must be met by an employee to perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Regularly required to sit and use hands to finger, handle, or feel objects, tools, or controls.
  • Frequently required to reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
  • Occasionally required to stand, walk, stoop, kneel, or crouch.
  • Occasionally lift and/or move up to 10 pounds.
  • Specific vision abilities required include close vision and the ability to adjust focus.
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
  • Noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

Meet Your Recruiter

Emily Munoz
Senior Recruiter

As Senior Recruiter, Emily works on finding qualified candidates for medical device and aerospace industry as well supporting our clients as account manager.  Emily focuses on finding the right people for her clients and the right fit for her candidates.  Emily graduated from California State Polytechnic University, Pomona with a degree in Hospitality Management, Prior to working as a recruiter, Emily worked managing coffee shops for over 10 years.  Emily uses her customer service skills and background to help people find their ideal work environment. 

During her off time, Emily enjoys cooking, baking and spending time with her husband, two sons and her dog Rosie.


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