Procurement & Project Coordinator

Procurement & Project Coordinator

Chicago, IL



About Us

DMC is a project-based engineering consulting firm in Chicago specializing in software development and control systems. We are looking for a Procurement and Project Coordinator who embodies our core value of "Hiring Smart People." This role is essential in managing our procurement processes while also contributing to project coordination in a dynamic, fun, and intellectually stimulating work environment.

As a Procurement and Project Coordinator, you will be primarily responsible for overseeing the acquisition of hardware and managing vendor relationships. Additionally, you will assist in coordinating various aspects of our projects, ensuring efficiency and effectiveness in our operations.

What you'll do:

1. Procurement

  • Manage vendor onboarding and integration into our systems.
  • Handle purchasing of hardware, tracking orders, receiving, and coordinating returns.
  • Negotiate contracts and maintain strong relationships with suppliers.
  • Ensure timely delivery and accuracy of orders.
  • Maintain procurement records and documentation.

2. Project Coordination

  • Customer onboarding and integration into our systems.
  • Support project managers in tracking project tasks and financials.
  • Develop and execute partnership plans for current and potential accounts.
  • Schedule and facilitate internal and external meetings.

3. Sales Support

  • Assist in routing and tracking sales leads and maintaining CRM information.
  • Contribute to client and partner relationship management.
  • Engage in various sales and business development support activities.

What we are looking for:

  • Bachelor's degree with minimum 3.4 GPA.
  • Previous experience with sales support, project support, or business development support is ideal but not required.
  • Strong computer skills - Microsoft Office especially
  • Solid writing and math skills.
  • Proactive self-starter who consistently goes above and beyond without being asked 
  • Highly responsive & detail oriented.
  • Proven ability to work efficiently and effectively within a team environment to support the collective workload.
  • Customer service-oriented outlook with a friendly, upbeat attitude.
  • Curiosity to learn about DMC's processes, services, and technical offerings.

What we offer:

  • Paid Time Off
    • 15 days paid vacation to start
    • Paid holiday and sick time
    • Parental leave options
  • Flexible Working Environment
    • Flexible work location (hybrid environment)
    • Flexible work schedule
    • $500 stipend for home office set-ups
  • Financial Benefits
    • 401(k) with company match
    • Access to financial advisors
    • Profit sharing program
  • Health & Wellness
    • 75% employee & 50% dependent medical plan premium coverage
    • 75% employee & 50% dependent dental and vision insurance coverage
    • 100% employee life and disability insurance
    • Medical, Dependent Care and Commuter FSA
  • Inclusive Culture & Fun
    • Company-sponsored athletic, cultural, and social events
    • Unique company traditions including: welcome parties for all new employees, FedEx Day, All Day Company Meetings, and Yearly Office Events
    • Employee Resource Groups
    • Weekly catered meals and stocked kitchens
    • Open office workspace and with fun amenities such as ping pong, pool, & shuffle board
    • Regular employee engagement surveys
  • Employee Development
    • Mentorship program
    • Career and leadership development programs
    • Ongoing technical and soft skills training


Please note compensation is based on experience and credentials:

  • Entry level: $50,000 - $60,000

DMC typically evaluates compensation and grants raises on an annual basis (raise amounts are dependent on company and individual performance).


DMC believes in rewarding employees for additional effort beyond what is expected. One of the ways we recognize employees is through Extra Effort bonuses.

If you're interested, please apply and include the following in a cover letter:

  • Expected compensation
  • A brief summary of what interests you most about working at DMC
  • A summary of what your last 2-3 managers would say about you - both strengths & areas for improvement