Purchasing/Inventory Coordinator

TemperPack Inc.


TemperPack is a rapidly growing company based in Richmond, Virginia. We design and manufacture innovative, sustainable packaging components for cold-chain shipping of food and pharmaceutical products. The markets we serve have an urgent need for disruptive, sustainable alternatives to replace the wide array of non-sustainable packaging materials conventionally used in the cold chain such as Styrofoam coolers. Our aspiration is to provide packaging solutions that customers and end-consumers feel great about using.

Job Title: Purchasing/Inventory Coordinator

Supervisor’s Title: WaveKraft Operations Manager

Department: Engineering

Location: 4447 Carolina Avenue, Richmond, VA 23222

FLSA: Exempt

Job Description:

As the Purchasing/Inventory Control Coordinator you will collaborate with internal resources to manage the full life cycle of the purchasing and inventory control process.

You will record incoming deliveries and shipments, inspect for obvious quality issues log and report any quantity discrepancies. Once incoming deliveries are documented you will place components in delegated bins and racks.

Essential Job Functions:

  • Generate vendor RFQ’s
  • Collaborate with engineering and operations to create purchase requisitions
  • Work with internal resources to process purchase orders
  • Manage and track orders
  • Record daily deliveries and shipments to reconcile inventory
  • Inspect stock and report shortages
  • Other duties as necessitated by the business

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

  • Detail-oriented with high sense of urgency and positive attitude
  • Working knowledge of inventory management software (e.g. ERP)
  • Proficient using Microsoft Office
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Able to stay on task with minimal supervision
  • Ability to learn new process and develop new skills
  • Works well under pressure and able to meet deadlines

Education and Certifications:

  • 2+ years ERP experience preferred
  • 2+ years Purchasing/Inventory control experience preferred
  • High school diploma or GED certificate

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to lift 40 pounds unassisted
  • Able to reach, bend, kneel and climb while performing repetitive tasks
  • Ability to work in hot and cold environments
  • Able to correctly wear PPE for entire shifts
  • Able to react and respond quickly to noises, smells, visual hazards, and alerts

TemperPack provides Equal Employment Opportunity to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex/gender (including pregnancy, childbirth, and related medical conditions, sexual orientation, and gender identity), national origin, age, disability, genetic information, or status as a covered veteran/reservist, and any other class of protected individuals, in accordance with applicable federal, state, and local laws. Our company uses E-Verify to confirm the employment eligibility of all newly hired employees. To learn more about E-Verify, including your rights and responsibilities, please visit www.E-Verify.gov.

To apply for this job please visit temperpack.isolvedhire.com.