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Purchasing Coordinator - SODO

Purchasing Coordinator - SODO

Regular Full-Time
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In 1897 C.C. Filson began outfitting prospectors headed for the Gold Rush with tools and apparel strong enough for the toughest spots on earth. More than 100 years later, Filson remains committed to providing pioneers of all fields around the world with unfailing goods made from the highest quality materials available. Filson recognizes that it takes a world-class team to make a world-class product. As we build on the Filson legacy of American craftsmanship, we are looking for individuals who share our dedication to innovation, excellence, and superior customer service.


Position Overview:

This position is responsible for assisting the Purchasing Manager with all inventory related duties.


  • Coordinate movement of goods between manufacturing facilities.
  • Own a small portfolio of vendors to buy goods from and negotiate costing, terms and freight.
  • Support Purchasing Agents to ensure inventory and data accuracy for internal information and reporting.
  • Create, maintain and track purchase orders, follow-up to ensure zero past-due dates and communicate with stake holders to provide most current information.
  • Create, maintain and update transfer orders of raw materials between internal and external factories.
  • Track purchase orders from factories to DC and through the inspection and receiving process, into stock. Communicate anomalies, and raise any concerns with a sense of urgency when affecting customers.
  • Work closely with vendors and factories to prioritize and track purchase orders.
  • Set up new items in the system.
  • Assist with stock adjustments and orders as needed.
  • Follow-up on purchase orders with vendors, freight forwarders, brokers, merchandising and the D.C.
  • Ad hoc data analysis and reporting for development and growth.




  • Bachelors degree preferred
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Working knowledge of Excel
  • Strong computer and analytical skills
  • Highly accurate, organized, and detail oriented
  • Multi-task oriented, ability to handle many projects all the time
  • Team player, excellent communication skills

Physical Requirements:

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met of any employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals to perform those essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is required to:

  • Regularly sit and stand
  • Use hands, fingers, and arms to use computers and other office equipment
  • Use hands, fingers, and arms to lift, squeeze, pinch, grab products/items/supplies
  • Reach up, across, or down to retrieve products and supplies
  • See, talk, and hear.
  • Occasionally required to walk
  • Occasionally required to move or lift up to 25 pounds

Specific vision abilities required by this job include the ability to view and read text on computer screen and printed material.

_Note: This job description is not meant to be all-inclusive. Employee may be required to perform other duties to meet the ongoing needs of the organization.

Filson is an equal opportunity employer. We believe that every employee has the right to work in surroundings which are free from all forms of unlawful discrimination. It is our policy that all decisions involving any aspect of the employment relationship will be made without regard to race, color, sex, religion, age, national origin, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, the presence of any sensory, mental, or physical disability, veteran and military status, genetic information, political ideology or any other status or characteristic protected by local, state or federal law. Discrimination and/or harassment based on any of those factors are totally inconsistent with our philosophy of doing business and will not be tolerated.With regard to applicants or employees with disabilities, the company offers what the law refers to as "reasonable accommodation" to enable a person to perform his or her job.



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