Purchasing Coordinator

Advanced Resources

Job Description

Job Number: 497073

Purchasing Coordinator

Our client, a leading education organization, is looking for a Purchasing Coordinator to support their buyers.

Pay: $20/hr.

Start: ASAP

Length: Contract to hire

Job duties

  • Accurately and precisely confirm purchase orders, maintain purchase orders and vendor maintenance with the most up to date information.
  • Resolve shortages and overages with the vendor to allow accounting to 3-way match invoices.
  • Handle/coordinate all emails directed to the purchasing inbox.
  • Responsible for confirming all P.O.'s sent to vendors, follow up on all past due P.O.'s to keep these at a minimum and keeping track of all unsent P.O.'s.


  • It is a problem-solving environment, and this role must be able to fix problems immediately (on a micro basis) as well as to find solutions on a macro basis.
  • Excellent written, oral and presentation skills with a history of effectively conveying messages appropriate to a variety of audiences internally as well as externally.

How do I apply?

If this sounds like something you'd be interested or would like to hear more about, let's connect! Please, forward your resume to Laddison[Click Here to Email Your Resumé].

About Advanced Resources

Advanced Resources is Chicagoland's top award-winning source for Technology, HR, Accounting & Finance, Healthcare, and Office talent. Since 1988, Advanced Resources has helped thousands of professionals with their careers and hundreds of companies in their quest to obtain top talent. There are many staffing firms, but only Advanced Resources focuses on Insight, Results, and Excellence. Our goal is to deliver a staffing experience unlike any other.

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