Procurement Coordinator

Sunnyvale, CA

Posted: 05/11/2020 Position Categories: Manufacturing: Buyer/Planner

Job Description

The Automation Group Planner/Coordinator procures and tracks tooling and materials required to assemble automation equipment utilized by production staff. The Planner ensures all materials meet the provided specifications, are delivered on-time and on budget to ensure project deadlines and cost targets are achieved.



  • Negotiate volume discounts and safety stock programs for high usage components
  • Communicate lead-time, End-Of-Life and cost issues (increases) with AE management to drive resolution
  • Work with Engineering to spec in alternate components as needed
  • Work with suppliers to drive replacement components for incorrect, incomplete or damaged items (as received from vendor)
  • Request quotes from multiple suppliers to ensure a balance of pricing and lead-time is achieved (Off the shelf and custom components)
  • Track existing orders and provide updates to staff

Job Requirements

High school degree (or equivalent experience) with 5+ years of related work experience.

Proficient in the use of Excel, Word and PowerPoint

Experience with SAP is a plus

Physical requirements/abilities: Must be able to lift 25 lbs.


5 years minimum experience required in materials procurement

3 years minimum planning and/or production scheduling experience


Additional Information

For more than forty years, Richmar Associates has connected talented job seekers with Silicon Valley businesses from start-ups to Fortune 500. We specialize in the temporary and direct placement services business. Based in the Silicon Valley, Richmar offers staffing solutions that include temporary, temp-to-hire, payroll service, vendor management and direct placement services to clients in the High-Tech Industry.

Richmar is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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