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Associate Purchasing Coordinator - Part Time

Company: Simpson Manufacturing Company, Inc.
Location: Gallatin
Posted on: September 26, 2022

Job Description:


These are some of the ways we're maintaining a safe work environment at Simpson Strong-Tie.

* Sanitizing: Increased cleaning and disinfecting of facilities
* Hand Sanitizer and Wipes: Providing hand sanitizer and wipes throughout our facilities
* Face Coverings: Providing face coverings for employees
* Limited Guests and Vendors: Limiting guests and vendors to those who are essential only
* Extended Sick Pay: Encouraging employees to stay home when sick
* Travel: Banning the use of public transportation for business purposes, when possible


At Simpson Strong-Tie, there's a common thread connecting the people who work here: the drive to make things better and figure out how to get it done. We call it the Maker mindset. For over 60 years, our employees have fostered a collaborative workplace where people are engaged in creative thinking from the first day on the job onward. No matter what role you're in - from production, to sales, to engineering - you'll contribute to the growth and success of the company by having a Maker mindset.

When you think of the best a family has to offer - support, collaboration and respect - that's what we value. When there's a win, we'll cheer you on. When there's a snag, coworkers step in to help you out. Working on solutions together is just the way we do things here, and that creates an atmosphere that often feels like home.

You'll work alongside talented, passionate, dedicated, humble and genuinely kind people who are all contributing to our shared mission: to provide solutions that help people design and build safer, stronger structures. It's this mission and our strong people-focused values that have made Simpson Strong-Tie a unique place to work - a place where you can connect, create and build your career. We invite you to learn more about our culture and why our employees are our most loyal customers.


You want to be an important member of a strong team of other makers who take pride in their work and support each other. As a Part-Time Associate Purchasing Coordinator, you will be responsible for planning, preparing, and processing steel requirements for the branch. You will close production work orders and provide aid in other functions to support the Production Control department. That's year one. If career growth is important to you, we not only know how to help you with that, it's what we love to do:


The Purchasing Clerk will provide assistance and support to the purchasing department in multiple functions on a daily basis. Enter and process all purchase orders for various branch supplies and services including freight and MRO needs. Assist in expediting overdue items and maintaining accurate PO information in the system. Assist with maintaining and publishing various purchasing documents regarding cost savings and supplier metrics. Develop and maintain an incoming shipment report and tracking sheet for all import goods. Work with purchasing coordinators and other departments to return the non-conforming products and ensure credit is issued.

Enter and process all purchase orders for various facility supplies and services, MRO needs, and different other purchase orders. (25%)

Assist in expediting overdue items and maintaining accurate PO information in the system. (25%)

Enter and process Purchase orders for Freight, 3rd party services, and other non-inventory items and ensure the proper backup is attached to all POs. (20%)

Develop and maintain a tracking sheet for all import goods to ensure proper flow of materials to support packaging and production departments. (15%)

Handle maintenance and communication of various purchasing documents regarding cost-downs, on-time delivery, and supplier metrics. (10%)

Perform general purchasing and front office functions to assist the team as needed. (5%)


You've got what it takes if you can do everything listed above. Perhaps some of the following would be helpful too:

* Associate's or bachelor's degree preferred.
* 1 or more years of related experience or equivalent combination of education and training
* Accountability & Dependability: Meets commitments, works independently, accepts ownership of projects and outcomes, takes personal responsibility and sets objectives/standards, stays focused under pressure, meets attendance/punctuality requirements, and shows a sense of urgency about getting results.
* Attention to Detail: Is attentive to detail and accuracy, performs quality work, continuously looks for improvements, finds the root cause of problems, owns/acts on problems, and seeks opportunities to increase effectiveness and efficiency.
* Problem Solving: Ability to make decisions and take action. Able to proactively identify problems and implement solutions.
* Prioritization: Ability to organize and prioritize tasks, work collaboratively in a cross-functional environment, and ensure timely completion of responsibilities.
* Technical: Working knowledge of Excel, pivot tables, v lookups, queries, and MS Office.
* Communication: Able to communicate one-on-one and in small group settings.


This job requires less than 5% domestic travel.


This part-time, non-exempt position is located in Gallatin, TN.


Relocation is not available for this position.



In keeping with the Company's commitment to the communities in which it does business, we are an equal opportunity employer. This means that to the fullest extent required by local law, employment decisions are based on merit and business needs and not on race, color, citizenship status, national origin, ancestry, sex, gender (which state law may define to include gender identity/expression, transgender identity, pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, and gender stereotyping), sexual orientation, age, religion, creed, physical or mental disability, genetic information, medical condition, covered marital status, protected veteran status, or any other basis protected by applicable law.

Please note all job offers are contingent upon a successful background investigation and drug test. Simpson Strong-Tie's drug policy is based upon Federal Law, and therefore will screen applicants for amphetamines, including methamphetamines, cocaine, marijuana/THC, phencyclidine, and opiates.

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