Procurement & Project Coordinator

Procurement & Project Coordinator

Chicago, IL

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Description

We are looking for a Procurement and Project Coordinator who is eager to be an essential part of 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.  

About DMC

DMC is a leading engineering consulting firm, delivering high-caliber engineering and custom software development services globally. Specializing in innovative solutions for manufacturing, testing, and product development, our expertise spans industries from aerospace to consumer packaged goods to healthcare, and more. Our engineers excel in staying ahead of cutting-edge technologies and delivering top notch solutions. We prioritize technical excellence and cultivate a collaborative environment for independent and team-based work, reflecting our commitment to professional growth and providing forward-thinking solutions to clients. 

Responsibilities

Procurement (Primary focus)

  • 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 

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 

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 

Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree with minimum 3.4 GPA 
  • Must be authorized to work in the United States 
  • Motivated and excited about procurement 
  • Previous experience with procurement, sales support, project support, or business development support is preferred  
  • Strong computer skills - specifically in Microsoft Office 
  • 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 

Compensation

Starting compensation is based on industry and location standards. 

  • $50,000 - $60,000 

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