Supply Chain Coordinator

Adecco is assisting a local client in recruiting for a Supply Chain Coordinator in Loves Park Il. This is for a temp-to-hire opportunity. Execute Purchase Orders (PO's) in support of all customer requirements and in compliance with internal and external requirements, including government regulations when applicable. Includes engagement with supply base, reporting status, tracking purchased items to stock and payment. Engages with suppliers as required to expedite critical issues involving the procurement of services, materials, supplies or products.
Facilitates resolution on open issues, mitigates issues and risks when possible or escalates for support as appropriate.
In PLC Sourcing and where necessary, consults with Sourcing Project Manager for support or escalation.
In PLC Sourcing, facilitates and escalates any changes impacting cost and delivery, inventory and project Sourcing Strategy.
•Support the administration of one or more strategic programs.
Initiates and tracks all requests for quotes (RFQ's) for purchased materials required for projects. Ensures RFQ's are in alignment to Design to Cost (DTC) volume requirements as well as prototype needs. Escalates concerns where there are gaps to Sourcing Strategy and project milestones.
Enters and maintains quote detail in appropriate business system. Communicates cost changes and cost drivers that impact ability to achieve cost targets with both supplier and project team. Escalates concerns and may facilitate cross team discussion to resolve or understand cost issues.
Contributes to PLC projects as a Global Sourcing representative to ensure continuous communication and collaboration with the PLC Sourcing Project Manager and project teams to successfully manage changing project needs and support implementation and execution of a project Sourcing Strategy and ultimate transition to production.
Supports the parts Transition to Production process. Monitor progress and timing to ensure deliverables are met at PLC gateways.
Responsible for deliverable completion and escalates issues preventing completion to PLC Sourcing Project Manager. Responsible for tactical completion of part transition.
Facilitates Production Part Approval Process (PPAP) from order placement through approval. Includes engagement with suppliers, Operations and Engineering for corrections, missing elements, engineering changes or other gaps preventing process completion, as required. Understands PPAP process, and addresses issues where supplier gaps exist.

Knowledge of purchasing procedures, applications and practices.
Basic negotiating skills
Effective written and verbal communication
Ability to work with a high level of independence. Works with minimum supervision. Self motivated and maintains a sense of urgency to support challenges deliverables.
Ability to track and manage priorities based upon daily business needs.
Ability to use and knowledge of Software: MS Office (Outlook, Excel, Word), local Business system, MRP/ERP-based programs.
Ability to use tools, resources and processes to gain support for timely resolution to meet expectations of the organization
Understands Government Contracting; including FAR, DFARS and other government regulations as applicable
Basic knowledge or education in Quality Management Systems, Compliance standards
Effective interpersonal skills within a team setting
Good organizational skills as related to large and complex data sets
Comfortable working in a dynamic environment
Support activity through cross-functional teams

2 years of experience in Supply Chain or Purchasing in a manufacturing environment

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