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TalenTrust Buyer in Cedar Falls, Iowa

Job Title: Inventory Coordinator

Company: Bossard North America

Location: Cedar Falls, IA

Are you ready to grow your career? Bossard is growing and looking to add an Inventory Coordinator to the team! The Inventory Coordinator analyzes customer demand of products, initiates actions to procure needed materials, recommends schedule maintenance, expedites product as needed, manages data file for suppliers and pricing, and performs other routine purchasing duties.

Scope of Work:

  • Researches inventory records to determine if parts on hand are in sufficient or excess quantities; develops action plans to rebalance the demand versus supply position.

  • Purchase the highest quality merchandise at the lowest possible price and in correct amounts.

  • Prepare purchase orders, solicit bid proposals and review requisitions for goods and services.

  • Performs schedule maintenance based on an analysis of the information contained in the Facts Purchasing System.

  • Research and evaluate suppliers based on price, quality, selection, service, support availability, reliability, production and distribution capabilities, and the supplier's reputation and history.

  • Maintains appropriate records to support material acquisition decision and to perform related analyses as needed.

  • Performs such other tasks and special projects as may be assigned from time to time by the unit manager.

  • Use a combination of internal tools and reports, while communicating with Customer Relations and suppliers, to effectively expedite the delivery of product.

  • Manage Supplier Reject Notice (SRN’s) with assigned catalog product group to enable a timely disposition of non-conforming product.

  • Manage cost accountability process related to assigned catalog group(s).

  • Monitor and follow applicable laws and regulations

  • Negotiate, or renegotiate, and administer contracts with suppliers, vendors and other representatives.

  • Monitor shipments to ensure that goods come in on time, and in the event of problems trace shipments and follow up on undelivered goods.

  • Confer with staff, users, and vendors to discuss defective or unacceptable goods or services and determine corrective action.

  • Evaluate and monitor contract performance to ensure compliance with contractual obligations and to determine need for changes.

  • Review catalogs, industry periodicals, directories, trade journals, and internet sites, and consult with other departments personnel to locate necessary goods and services.

  • Study sales records and inventory levels of current stock to develop strategic purchasing programs that facilitate employee access to supplies.

  • Interview vendors and visit suppliers' plants to examine and learn about products, services and prices.

  • Arrange the payment of duty and freight charges.

  • Process Corrective Actions related to assigned job duties.

  • Manage and process PPAP’s and PPW’S.

  • Other duties may be assigned.

If you are interested in this role, apply here or email your resume to Our team will be in touch ASAP to help determine whether this could be the right fit for you!

ID: 2022-5454

External Company Name: TalenTrust LLC

External Company URL:

Street: 6521 Production Drive