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Purchasing Coordinator

Apply Location: Northbrook, Illinois

We inspire purpose-filled living that brings joy to the modern home. With a team of more than 8,000 associates spanning 130 store and distribution locations across the U.S. and Canada, we achieve together, drive results and innovate to inspire. Drawn together by a shared passion for our customers and a spirit of fun, we deliver high-quality home furnishings that are expertly designed, responsibly sourced and bring beauty and function to people’s homes. From the day we opened our first store in Chicago in 1962 to the digital innovations that engage millions of customers today, our iconic brand is nearly 60 years in the making—and our story is still unfolding.

We’re here for it. We think you should be too. We’re looking for a driven professional with an inclusive mindset to join our team as a Purchasing Coordinator.

The Purchasing Coordinator is an integral role supporting the Purchasing Department’s procurement of materials, equipment, and services necessary to provide the stores, distribution centers and corporate office with the appropriate operational supplies.

What you'll do...

  • Place and confirm purchase orders, track deliveries, place splits and forwards, release receipts, check invoices.
  • Communicate with vendors about order status, changes, cancellations, and/or issues.
  • Support supply sourcing requests across all business channels.
  • Contact existing and potential suppliers for quotes.
  • Support Purchasing team in vendor meetings as needed.
  • Collect data on materials/vendors for future business opportunities.
  • On board new supply vendors.
  • Generate and maintain usage reports to determine inventory needs.
  • Create documents as needed and share pertinent information as needed.
  • Assist with new store openings, as directed by the Purchasing Manager.

What you'll bring...

  • Bachelor’s Degree in related field preferred
  • Google Platform and Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Strong problem solving skills, organizational and analytical skills
  • Ability to multitask in a fast paced environment
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently, be self-motivated and self-directed with a proactive approach to service.
  • Strong interpersonal skills with written, phone, and in-person communication

Job ID 2022-13493 Date posted 06/15/2022 Position Type Full-Time

Our commitment to our associates is of the utmost importance. One of the reasons the company attracts such a dynamic group of associates is that we offer a full menu of benefits that are relevant to their lives, both on and off the job. Many of these benefits begin on day one, and extend to eligible dependents. To learn more about available benefits please click https://jobs.crateandbarrel.com/benefits.

Euromarket Designs, Inc., which does business as Crate and Barrel and CB2, will be referred to as “the Company”. The Company is deeply committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application process, or in order to perform the essential functions of a position, please contact the location you are applying to here and ask to speak with a manager regarding the nature of your request.

The Company is an equal opportunity employer; applicants are considered for all positions without regard to race, color, religious creed, sex, national origin, citizenship status, age, physical or mental disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital, parental, veteran or military status, unfavorable military discharge, or any other status protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

The Company participates in E-Verify and will provide the federal government with your Form I-9 information to confirm that you are authorized to work in the US.

State / City Compliance: The Company will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal history, including arrest and conviction records, in accordance with the Los Angeles Fair Chance Initiative for Hiring and the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance.


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