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Procurement Coordinator

Job in Grand Rapids - Kent County - MI Michigan - USA
Company: BISSELL
Full Time position
Listed on 2021-06-18
Job specializations:
  • Supply Chain/Logistics
    Logistics Analyst, Supply Chain Management, Procurement, Purchasing Clerk
Job Description & How to Apply Below

Job Description


The Sr. Procurement Coordinator is an entry level position into the Procurement Department responsible and accountable to support the team with management of finished goods purchasing, derivative product set up, system support, regular information and reporting updates, PO release, and entry level ownership of assigned supplier management.

Ideal candidates are highly organized, energetic and demonstrate a proactive approach.They will be able to prioritize and multi-task a diverse array of assignments and communications internally and externally in support of operations and other duties to support the needs of the business.


  • Responsible for the system review and maintenance of parts and products that are no longer used, or do not have a demand, and should be obsoleted in the system (slow moving and obsolete inventory reporting).Works with internal and external partners to determine what and when products should be obsoleted.Executes the process in BISSELL systems (i.e. Windchill and Oracle) to ensure products are properly coded and no longer considered active product.Updates and reports to the organization as required.
  • Takes a global approach to job tasks/activities and thinks of ways to communicate and train global partners for business continuation and reporting consistency.
  • Organizes job process flow for maximum efficiency and accuracy through the creation of documentation, and procedures for business continuation.Publish and cross train accordingly.
  • Recommends and collaborates with management on changes affecting department systems and takes an active role in implementing changes.
  • Creates weekly, monthly, annual reporting or ad hoc reporting as directed.Will periodically review system generated reports to ensure product parameters are accurate and up to date.
  • May occasionally create support materials and presentations with direction and as required using Microsoft Suite software and desktop publishing software.
  • Assists in maintaining and updating product information for derivative products.Support the Procurement team with updates of product details in Oracle, Windchill, and other systems.
  • Assists Procurement team with updates to pricing lists and open Purchase Orders as needed.
  • Maintains tracking and reports regarding Spot Buy Purchases and routes approvals thru the system.
  • Responsible for the management and communication of the updated forecast to assigned suppliers and maintaining an accurate production schedule that supports the forecast.
  • Cross trains, backs up and fills in for associate buyers as required.
  • Handles other projects and action items assigned by Associate Director or the organization in support of BISSELL’s goals and objectives.
  • May be required to perform other duties as assigned.

  • Job Requirements


  • Functional/Technical Expertise
  • Global Business Acumen
  • Self-Management
  • Learning Versatility
  • Delivers Results
  • Judgment and Decision Making
  • Managerial Courage
  • Continuous Improvement

  • Degree minimum:Bachelor’s degree
  • Specific concentration:Business, Supply Chain, Economics, Finance
  • Experience level:1-3 years in a professional role.
  • Demonstrated intermediate Excel skills.

  • Purchasing or Forecasting Experience in Automotive or Consumer Goods industry.
  • Experience with Oracle or other ERP software.
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