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Purchasing Coordinator

Company: Katalyst Surgical, LLC
Location: Chesterfield
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Purchasing CoordinatorKatalyst Surgical, part of the ZEISS Group ( and an industry leader in the design, manufacturing, and quality control of ophthalmic surgical instruments, is growing and looking for a forward-thinking Purchasing Coordinator to optimize and manage the purchasing and inventory management within the ophthalmic surgical instrument team. We are looking for an enthusiastic individual with a drive to learn and a desire to make a difference. Build or continue your career in an organization passionate about engaging, empowering, and supporting employees throughout their careers.As a Purchasing Coordinator, you will:

  • Track and manage the inventory of components and finished good inventory
  • Set minimum stock levels and optimum order quantities to maximize fulfillment and minimize inventory carrying cost
  • Create, send, and track purchase orders
  • Schedule sub-assemblies for production to meet manufacturing goals
  • Receive shipments of products, components, and other purchased items
  • Create weekly production kits for manufacturing
  • Develop strong, mutually beneficial relationships with domestic and international suppliers
  • Find new suppliers to aid in the development of groundbreaking new products
  • Provide ship dates for backordered products to marketing and customer service employees
  • Work in a cross-functional team, collaborating with other Purchasing team members, engineers, QA/RA specialists, marketing personnel, and manufacturing employees
  • Follow established quality and documentation procedure
  • Apply your knowledge and expertise to create and improve our processes As a Purchasing Coordinator, you bring to the table:
    • A Bachelor's degree (Preferred), or equivalent work experience in purchasing and/or supply chain
    • Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications, especially Excel
    • Effective organizational skills, accurate and efficient decision-making with an eye for details
    • Ability to juggle and prioritize different tasks
    • The ability to occasionally lift and carry boxes of materials of 40 lbs. or less Bonus Points for the following:
      • Experience in the medical device field, or another regulated industry
      • Experience in formal purchasing contracts
      • Experience with Fishbowl Inventory or SAP software Why Work for Katalyst Surgical?
        • Fast growing, industry-leading organization that's part of a global family of companies, all dedicated to advancing the careers, professional growth, and developing the skills of employees
        • Competitive compensation, compelling benefits, paid time off, 401K, paid holidays, wellness incentives, and employee events throughout the year
        • Casual, friendly work environment where employees are rewarded for good work, celebrated for achievements, birthdays, and career milestones This position will work onsite in our Chesterfield, Missouri office. Candidates seeking remote work will not be considered.Katalyst Surgical is an equal opportunity employer and committed to treating all applicants with dignity and respect. Applicants will be considered for employment without attention to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran or disability status. We are committed to the full inclusion of all qualified individuals and will ensure reasonable accommodations are provided to all persons with disabilities throughout the application, interview, and employment process.

Keywords: Katalyst Surgical, LLC, Chesterfield , Purchasing Coordinator, Professions , Chesterfield, Missouri

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