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Purchasing Coordinator

Purchasing | Mattoon, IL Corporate Office | Part Time

Job Description

Job Title:                             Purchasing Coordinator

Job Location:                      Store Support Center, Mattoon, IL

Reports to:                          Director of Sourcing

FLSA Status:                       Hourly Non-Exempt



The purpose of the Purchasing Coordinator is to assist in bringing private label products to market.


  • Maintain and create a well-organized process to keep up fast paced environment
  • Collaborate effectively with all team members to drive Rural King goals
  • Develop purchase orders specific to new products and enter the PO into Rural King internal ERP and send to vendor
  • Responsible for learning, using, and maintaining internal retail software systems
  • Support purchasing team with routine tasks, administrations, projects, improvement initiatives and automation plans.
  • May be required to cross train and perform other duties


  • Must have advanced attention to detail with the ability to prioritize and meet deadlines.
  • Organized and efficient to keep up with a fast-paced environment
  • Excellent written communication and documentation skills
  • Excellent verbal communication and interpersonal skills for dealing cross functionally with peers and senior management
  • Must have expert knowledge with MS Office including Outlook, Word, and Excel
  • Ability to participate in our online applicant and new hire onboarding process remotely
  • Ability to complete computer-based training


  • None


  • Ability to communicate effectively to all audiences
  • Good visual acuity
  • Close vision for computer work
  • Repetitive wrist movements on keyboard
  • Ability to sit/stand/walk for long periods of time
  • Ability to walk up and down stairs multiple times per day

 Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential job functions