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Sourcing Coordinator - New Product Introductions

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  • Shelton, CT

Status Regular Job ID JR-009237 Recruiting Region Americas


The Sourcing Coordinator will work closely with departments to ensure purchase orders are detailed, documents are tracked, and material submittals are complete. The Sourcing Coordinator will be verifying and consolidating large orders with prime suppliers to make the material purchasing experience more efficient and cost effective. He/she will update the company software and project managers to accurately reflect order dates, delivery dates, and costs, by scanning all information related to material orders into the job cost system including quote revisions, order acknowledgements, bills of lading. The Sourcing Coordinator will clearly communicate with managers, and actively work with vendors to ensure that delivery delays and/or back-orders are minimized.


  • Purchase material within the project budget for each project material phase.
  • Communicate expected delivery dates to vendors at, or prior to, the time the purchase order is submitted. Negotiate favorable shipment dates when possible.
  • Follow up with vendors after purchase orders are sent to ensure orders are processed by vendors in a timely manner.
  • Verify order acknowledgements against the basis of order document (typically an updated vendor quote) for accuracy.
  • Actively manage material orders by clearly communicating vendor delivery dates to project managers and maintaining consistent connection with vendors to ensure that orders are not delayed or back ordered.
  • Notify  operations and management regarding any material cost overruns and/or material delays
  • Reconcile purchase orders to verify they match invoices.
  • Review incoming shipments with warehouse lead daily. Mark material locations on bill of ladings prior to scanning them into the system for inventory tracking.
  • Scan all order documentation into job cost accounting system including quote revisions, order acknowledgements, material fab sheets and bill of ladings.
  • Develop positive relationships with core vendors.
  • Ensure that all material is accurately, timely and completely ordered for each project.


  • Order accuracy
  • Purchasing within the project budget
  • Minimize unexpected and late-term vendor delays
  • Timely and accurate information provided to project managers


  • Proficient with Microsoft Office products
  • Excellent verbal and written customer service skills
  • Previous experience of administrative function in an office/clerical setting preferred
  • Must have strong attention to detail, organization skills and ability to multitask
  • Ability to work in a team environment
  • Bachelor’s Degree
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