Kaspar Companies: Purchasing Coordinator

Job Description:

Primary Function:
Performs any combination of the following: calculating, posting, and verifying duties to obtain financial data for use in maintaining accounting records

Position Responsibilities (including but not limited to):

  • Negotiates with vendors for good and services, negotiating the best possible price and service guarantee
  • Adheres to all purchasing policies
  • Checks requisitions for appropriate approval and account numbers
  • Ensures proper supplies arrived and invoices are billed correctly per Purchase Order System
  • Documents all Purchase Orders in ERP System and closes out same monthly
  • Traces delinquent arrivals from Purchase Orders
  • Complies with safety and company guidelines on business ethics
  • Complies with CDL record keeping requirements
  • Travel up to 5% required
  • All other duties assigned by management


  • Must have competency in Microsoft applications such as Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Planning and organization: ability to plan and manage multiple tasks
  • Attention to detail


  • High school diploma or equivalent; preferred
  • Experience in purchasing required
  • Must possess 5 year driving record with clear history for the past three years

Physical Demands:

  • Extended periods of sitting and/or walking (33% – 75% of time)
  • Stooping, bending, twisting, leaning (10% – 25% of time)
  • Lifting of 40 lbs. occasionally (0% – 33% of time)

Work Environment:

  • Typically inside a climate-controlled office and is required to occasionally move from office to manufacturing areas and outdoors to perform duties
  • Occasional exposure to manufacturing environment where the use and wear of proper protective equipment (PPE) such as safety glasses or side shields on glasses and closed toe shoes are mandatory