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Purchasing Coordinator

Date: Jan 10, 2022

Location: Farmington Hills, MI, US, 48331

Company: North American Lighting

Job Summary

Purchases production materials, components, equipment, tooling, MRO items, and services utilizing new and/or existing suppliers in support of the company’s operations.

Essential Duties & Responsibilities

  1. Requests pricing from vendors for IEP inventoried components
  2. Evaluates vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers
  3. Creates electronic requisitions, prints out orders, transmits orders electronically to suppliers, and verifies receipt of orders by suppliers
  4. Enters information on all purchased items into IEP software
  5. Assists in research for cost and delivery reduction on standard components
  6. Helps resolve invoice problems with Accounting Department
  7. Provides status of items not yet ordered for each project during weekly IEP Procurement Meeting
  8. Supports monthly, quarterly, and annual departmental goals and objectives
  9. Performs other duties as assigned



  1. Education and Experience:
  2. Bachelor’s Degree in Business or a related discipline, plus 0 to 2 years of experience in Purchasing or a related function; OR
  3. Associate’s Degree in Business or a related discipline, plus 2 to 4 years of experience in Purchasing or a related function
  4. Strong knowledge, skills, and abilities in the following areas:
  • Knowledge and understanding of TS-16949 requirements
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Problem solving and analytical skills with attention to detail
  • Computer skills — ability to proficiently use standard business software (including email, Internet, MS Word, MS Excel, and other basic computer functions
  • Ability to proficiently use AS400 or similar system is preferred
  • Written and verbal communications and presentation skills
  • Interpersonal skills — ability to professionally and confidently interact with individuals at all levels of authority and maintain composure in pressure situations

All qualified applicants will receive equal consideration for employment without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, sex, pregnancy, marital status, parental status, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, non-disqualifying physical or mental disability, genetic information, and veteran status or any other characteristic protected by federal, state, or local law.

Requisition ID: 7319

Location: Farmington Hills 

Nearest Major Market: Detroit