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Purchasing Coordinator
Alpha Technologies Inc. Bellingham, Washington, United States 66 Days Ago
Job Type: Full-Time
Department: HR
Job Category: Purchasing / Procurement
Sub Category:
Posted: 2017-04-18
Education Level Required: 
Required Travel: 1
Minimum Education: 2 Year Degree
Degree Title:
Required Travel: Not Required
Job Status
Created on: 2017-04-15
Ends on: 2017-05-28
Alpha Technologies Inc. Bellingham, Washington, United States
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Alpha Technologies, which provides world-class powering solutions, seeks an experienced Purchasing Coordinator to join its team in Bellingham, WA. 
Works closely with the field personnel and is responsible for general support of assigned projects.

• Purchases project material from all vendors and sources using SAP and other approved purchasing processes
• Purchases project services from all vendors and subcontractors
• Assists in bids, quotes and pricing activities to minimize project costs for material and services
• Provides costing detail for installation and services proposals
• Tracks and reports lead times, ship dates, work start dates and other scheduling data to all Alpha personnel with a need to know; communicates effectively with all departments regarding schedules, updates and issues
• Stays informed of issues and providing solutions
• Serves as the point of contact for all material and subcontractor activities for field Project Managers, Regional Construction Managers and Construction Specialists
• Creates and refines material and equipment lists for projects
• Monitors all projects to anticipate material and services requirements and preventing delays
• Expedites equipment as required; resolves shipping issues in a timely manner
• Negotiates satisfactory resolution to issues on Alpha’s behalf
• Performs all SAP functions to facilitate purchasing, invoicing and reporting
• Executes all relevant details of customer contracts, specifications and project office procedures

Education: 2 year degree or equivalent military training
Experience: 4 - 6 years in field of purchasing/planning and/or project administration
 Ability to work without direct supervision
 Strong verbal, telephone, and written communications skills
 Team oriented interpersonal skills
 Strong proven leadership and project management skills
 Proven negotiations, listening and presentation skills
 Record of superior attendance
 Will work on-site (no tele-commuting)
 Detail oriented
 Strong organizational skills
 Bachelor's degree in a technology
 Familiarity with construction industry

PC Application Skills:
Intermediate level:  Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint,
 To Apply:
E-mail resume to: or fax resume to: 360-392-2148. For more info on The Alpha Group, visit
No phone calls please.  Equal Opportunity Employer
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