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Purchasing Coordinator

Our American-based client is seeking a highly experienced Purchasing and Orders Coordinator to join their remote services team. As part of this team, you will be focusing on an all-American client base in the medical supplies and logistics sector.

This role is an in office role. The role will be office-based in Houghton, Johannesburg, operating during USA EST hours (4pm-12am daylight savings dependent).

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Ensures that the need of all submitted orders are legitimate and within the budgetary allotment for each specific department
  • Maintains record of each Purchase Order submitted
  • Create repour with facility level users to ensure customer satisfaction
  • Notify users of back orders and provide substitutes when applicable
  • Submits orders timely and before vendor cutoff times
  • Arranges off scheduled deliveries with vendors
  • Compares quotes from DME vendors to guarantee best price for large purchases
  • Updates purchasing software with most recent prices, items, case packs, product numbers, etc.
  • Manages users and their order catalogues
  • Provides logistical tracking information upon request to ensure successful deliveries
  • Report any current or forecasted supply chain issues to the Purchasing Director

Desired Experience & Qualification

Candidate Requirements

  • Strong English communication skills (written and verbal)
  • Ability to write clear and detailed reports
  • High attention to detail
  • 1-2 years of related experience in a purchasing environment or related field
  • Intermediate to advance user level in Microsoft Office Products


  • Purchasing and Order Fulfilment: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Logistics and Shipping: 1 year (Preferred)
  • Price Comparison: 1 year (Preferred)

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