Supply Chain Coordinator Arlington Heights 2137674

Arlington Heights, IL

Founded in 1957, we have a  proven track record of success as a one-source supplier, known to Canadian wholesale and independent distributors for delivering high-quality tools, equipment and safety products and services and be the best-in-class supplier of professional tools and safety equipment to workers. This same commitment extends into the United States.  we are a leading supplier of professional tool, equipment and safety products for workers. We market its products in the United States under the American Forge & Foundry®, Pioneer®, KneePro, Ranpro®, PeakWorks®, Sellstrom®, Jackson Safety and Wilson brands. We  offer an unparalleled access to its brands through its partner distributor network servicing the industrial, construction, safety, and automotive aftermarket in North America.

Current Opportunity

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated, fun, and passionate individual to join our team as a Supply Chain Coordinator. As part of the Supply Chain department, your responsibilities include processing and eventually overseeing the daily assistance for purchasing, order tracking and importing duties. This role reports to the Director of Operations. We are considering only those with 5 years of experience in a similar role.


  • Process all purchase orders on a timely fashion and follow up on a weekly basis to ensure there are no outstanding purchase orders
  • Ensure accuracy of all purchase orders and related documents
  • Prepare orders, accounting information, and request the broker payment
  • Follow up with suppliers on all questions related to purchase orders, purchase order tracking, status, etc
  • Monitor stock levels, work closely with the Sales team to determine if there are issues with specific items, and initiate recommendations for re-orders
  • Handle all receiving discrepancies with the Warehouse team and suppliers to ensure missing or damaged product is replaced
  • Importing - checking documents, determination of tariff codes, clearance of products by brokerage or self-brokerage, and dealing with international suppliers
  • Distribute as necessary foreign invoice packets (bill of lading, certifications etc
  • Entering duty, tariff and all costs into our ERP system
  • Apply HS and HTS codes
  • Maintaining Tariff codes data for all products purchased
  • Processing of pre-payments and partial payments with respect to purchase order
  • Processing of entries into our in-house accounting system (for example entering all purchase orders into Prelude)
  • Assisting with purchasing products internationally based on EIM estimates
  • Development and use of complex spreadsheets to track products and inventory
  • Process credit and returns to our suppliers as instructed by our Product Managers
  • Maintain vendor score cards
  • Maintain timely filing

      Skills & Qualifications:

      • Must possess excellent customer service skills
      • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
      • Must possess excellent analytical skills, with a high attention to detail
      • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
      • Ability to learn new concepts quickly and share this knowledge with others
      • Must possess exceptional written and verbal communication skills
      • Strong knowledge of PC based applications (ie. MS Office Suite), ERP systems
      • Superb Microsoft office skills specifically in the area of developing complex spreadsheets
      • Detailed oriented individual with the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment
      • Excellent oral and written skills (experience composing external communications)
      • Problem solving ability
      • Customer service oriented
      • A “can do” attitude
      • Post-secondary degree in a related field or equivalent work experience is required
      • A minimum of five years’ experience in a similar role

      Our Offer: 

      We offer a competitive compensation and benefit package and are committed to providing our employees with work-life balance. 

      If you are interested in this opportunity, please forward your resume via e-mail complete with a cover letter.  We thank all applicants for their interest in our company,however, only those who qualify will be contacted.

      Keywords: Purchaser, Purchasing, Buyer, Buying, Procurement, Procurer, Inventory Control, Inventory Controller, Internal Controller, Illinois, IL, Dekalb, Sycamore, Genoa, Marengo, Elgin, Schaumburg, Arlington Heights, Waukegan, Chicago, Naperville, Aurora, Joliet




      It's our people and products that lead to our continued success! Our ability to provide excellent quality products and service to our customers is dependent upon our team. Our people are customer service oriented, passionate and innovative.

      At SureWerx you will find a dedication to quality and excellence; an emphasis on respect to our customers, business partners and fellow employees; a level of expertise and ownership which is second to none and a dedication to ethical and social responsibility.

      In order to continue to grow, develop and innovate we look for people who are adaptable, self-motivated, creative and positive. In return, we provide challenging and rewarding careers in a corporate culture which is both engaging and supportive.

      Our head office is located in beautiful Coquitlam, British Columbia. We also have five branch offices strategically located across Canada: Edmonton, Winnipeg, Mississauga, Montreal and Halifax.

      SureWerx is Canadian owned and operated and is an equal opportunity employer.


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