Purchasing Coordinator

Phoenix, AZ

Food Industry

United Foods International is seeking a detail-oriented and experienced Purchasing Coordinator to directly join our client’s team.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for coordinating the purchases of all Ingredients and packaging used by production departments to ensure the lowest cost is obtained.


  • Maintain inventory of raw ingredients and packaging material according to the production activities
  • Maintain data count of inventory to forecast and assure quantity for operation schedule.
  • Coordinate material delivery, follow up on delivery schedule, and shipping notices, and resolve late delivery.
  • Review and resolve any discrepancies with supplier invoices, grievances, claims, conflicts quality issues.
  • Assist in the procurement of quality ingredients such as packaging, colors, flavor, and chemicals.
  • Track and follow procurement of all supplies and maintain pricing, contracts, and vendor details.
  • Establish, build, and maintain relationships with key suppliers.
  • Sourcing potential vendors, researching and receiving proposals for price, quality, and delivery.
  • Negotiate pricing, contracts, and payment terms with the suppliers.
  • Other duties will be assigned.


  • 1 to 2 years prior experience in manufacturing (food manufacturing preferred)
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Detail-orientedd and strong communication skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment, multi-tasks, strong time management and meet deadlines.

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Purchasing Coordinator