Purchasing Coordinator in Tampa, FL at Signode

Date Posted: 4/25/2022

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Purchasing Coordinator - Tampa, FL

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The Purchasing Coordinator is an entry level role that will organize and execute the inbound Direct Deliveries and Purchase Orders activities for both domestic and international shipments from our Suppliers and Vendors. The coordinator will be responsible for collecting, verifying, and processing the shippers and receivers in our ERP system. He/She will be responsible for ensuring inbound/outbound shipments are processed in accordance with customer expectations and reporting/intervening. 


Reasonable Accommodation Statement 

To perform this job successfully, the individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  Reasonable Accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. 

Essential Functions: 

A successful employee will coordinate all shipping requirements to place product at delivery point in accordance with the terms and conditions of the prevailing sales agreement. 


  • Preparing of customs documentation to ensure that shipments meet all applicable laws to facilitate outbound customer shipments. 

  • Provide direct assistance to internal and external sales on Suppliers related topics. 

  • Perform inbound Purchase Orders processing activities in our ERP system. 

  • Address and resolve with Suppliers any discrepancies in reporting and documentation. 

  • Initiate, coordinate and enforce optimal operational policies and procedures. 

  • Partner with Suppliers and Finance to prevent service disruptions. 

  • Work with Suppliers to address operational and on time performance issues. 

  • Support the Buyers through ad-hoc queries, maintenance of data and reports from a variety of resources, and order expedition. 

  • Responsible for Suppliers Purchase Orders organization, reconciliation, and processing. 

  • Proactively develop, recommend, and implement process improvement opportunities. 

  • Collaborate with the Commercial, Financial, and Operational teams to achieve target service level. 



High School Diploma/GED Required. Course work at Associate level or above preferred. 


  • 1-2 years of related experience in Purchasing or Supply Chain 

Interpersonal, Communications and Influencing skills 

  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written. 

  • Strong sense of urgency and ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. 

  • Ability to work with a team and independently. 

  • Critical, strategic, and analytical thinker with ability to translate data into logical solutions. 

Computer Skills 

  • Proficiency in MS Suite products (specifically Access, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and Outlook). 

  • Knowledge to analyze large and multi-dimensional data sets. 

  • Knowledge of ERP Systems, specifically Microsoft AX is a plus.

We are an Equal Employment/Affirmative Action employer. We do not discriminate in hiring on the basis of sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, color, religious creed, national origin, physical or mental disability, protected Veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the employment process, please contact us by email at HRRecruiting@signode.com and let us know the nature of your request and your contact information. Requests for accommodation will be considered on a case-by-case basis. Please note that only inquiries concerning a request for reasonable accommodation will be responded to from this e-mail address.

For more information, view the EEO is the Law Poster and Pay Transparency Statement.


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