Purchasing Coordinator Job

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About Us:

Chowdaheadz is an Ecommerce site that has been in business for over 10 years, beginning in early 2004. We are and always will be focused on creating bold and exciting merchandise for those who love Boston and New England. Our products revolve around Boston & New England’s ever-exciting sports culture, local pride and general cultural themes, and we're always looking for new, innovative products to offer to our customers. We're a small company that does a big business, which means things are fast paced and always changing.

We're looking for an experienced Purchasing Coordinator with strong organizational skills who is an analytical thinker, deadline oriented and able to work efficiently & independently. This is a full-time position based at our warehouse in Woburn, MA. 

Duties & Responsibilities:


  • Purchase and maintain inventory for all finished items, goods and vendors

  • Facilitate sourcing, purchasing and contract production for Chowdaheadz Brand products - drinkware, headwear, trinkets, stickers, etc

  • Manage production for Chowdaheadz in-house Brand products - stickers, candles, wholesale

  • Effectively manage vendors and relationships; continually control costs, maintain terms, program pricing and take advantage of special offers/incentives

  • Work with Warehouse Manager to Receive, Inspect, Catalog & Stock any and all arriving items

  • Receive all incoming inventory in system

  • Work with Ecommerce Manager to cover all annual, seasonal, holiday, pre-order booking programs

  • Oversee CH private labeling and the purchase of associated tags, labels and materials

Wholesale duties:

  • Confirm and process all incoming PO#'s and orders

  • Order all necessary materials for order - t-shirts, sweatshirts, stickers, etc

  • Work with Production Manager to get wholesale orders completed in a timely manner

Skills & Specifications:

  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills

  • Strong math & analytical skills

  • Ability to make decisions with little to no guidance based on policies and common sense

  • Excellent time management skills. Must be able to create timelines and meet deadlines for purchasing & wholesale completion 

  • Highly organized with a track record of high productivity 

  • Technologically savvy - skills and ability to quickly learn and utilize existing technology

  • 1-3 years in a similar role - Purchasing/Inventory assistant, office manager, administrative assistant, etc

  • Bachelor's Degree preferred

Perks & Benefits

  • 30% Employee Discount

  • Flexible Vacation & Sick Time

  • 401k Option

  • Health Insurance Plan