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Procurement Coordinator / Admin Assistant

Company:
The Harvest Consulting Group, Inc.
Location:
Chicago, Illinois, United States
Salary:
45K to 55K
Posted:
July 15, 2018
Description:

Procurement Coordinator / Admin Assistant

Our client, an established, growing company is looking for a Procurement Coordinator / Admin Assistant to join their team in the North Side of Chicago, IL as a full-time employee. This is a unique and challenging opportunity in International Business that will allow you to apply your Purchasing / Inventory background, experience and skills to the field of industrial technology. A detail-oriented, precise coordinator of documentation, materials and relationships will be successful in this position. Your responsibilities will include: Parts & Material Sourcing, Vendor Management, Purchasing, Inventory Management, General Administrative Support, Customer Liaising, Order Processing and Shipment Arrangement. A highly organized and outgoing individual will be essential for this role. Our client offers the opportunity to be part of an organization with deep history, and instrumental in supporting the company's continued growth.

Requirements:

* Bachelor's Degree.

* 2-5 years of Business Administration experience is highly desired.

* QuickBooks training and certification strongly preferred. Accounting / Bookkeeping experience will be considered in lieu of QuickBooks experience.

* Experience with receiving PO's, placing orders, receiving orders, shipping out packages (FedEx experience a plus), ordering supplies, general office administration, etc.

* Ability to interact well with customers and answer questions professionally on the phone, by email and in person, promoting customer satisfaction.

* Strong negotiation skills to obtain optimum price, delivery and quality assurance from vendors.

* Strong mathematical and accounting skills.

* Fluent in English (reading, writing and spoken). Knowledge of the Japanese language is a plus.

* Computer literate ( Win10, Word / Excel / Outlook, QuickBooks ).

* Able to articulate technical details and requirements.

* Excellent business etiquette, interpersonal skills and ability to work in a small group.

* Effective time management, productivity, and organizational skills.

* Ability to coordinate and manage information exchange between customers and partner companies* Flexibility to travel a couple times a year, and be available for periodic evening teleconferences or video conferences.