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INTERN, INVENTORY COORDINATOR

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Job ID:
R16959
Location:
Veritiv - Norcross Office
City:
Norcross
State:
GA
Veritiv has an expansive North American network with more than 180 locations, and we do business with
more than half of the Fortune 500. We're a big company, but we’re also a new company, shaping our
systems and processes to support a successful and sustainable future. We don't just encourage an
entrepreneurial spirit, we embody it.
Are you looking to join a company where you feel empowered in your work and your job is not just a job,
but a path toward a rewarding and successful career? Do you want to be part of a company that
customers and suppliers not only want to do business with but need to do business with?
If you answered yes, then Veritiv might be the place for you. We encourage you to learn about and apply
to Veritiv if you seek a unique work experience, where diverse ideas are met with enthusiasm, and where
you can realize your full potential.

Position Description

The Inventory Coordinator is responsible for managing vendor confirmations to ensure that purchases orders are received and confirmed accurately and following up on unconfirmed purchase orders.  They are also responsible for following up on open purchase orders or open purchase order lines that are past their due date.  Additional tasks include working with warehouses on resolving receiving discrepancies (OS&Ds), working with accounts payable to resolve vendor invoice discrepancies (APDs), and working with vendors, Inventory Analysts, and the field on business related issues.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Receive vendor acknowledgements and verify delivery date, cost, quantity, and terms.
  • Follow up with vendors on vendor acknowledgements not received and past due purchase order lines (through exception reporting).  Update purchase orders with updated information.
  • Work with Inventory Analysts, warehouses, and vendors to resolve OS&Ds and APDs.
  • Build relationships with vendors, learning contacts throughout the organization, and leveraging relationships to solve problems, such as expediting late POs, improving delivery dates, etc.
  • Question cost discrepancies with vendors based on a defined threshold.
  •  Working knowledge of the business and our internal customers (sales reps, customer service, Inventory Analysts, Managers), while working closely with Inventory Analysts on business related matters.
  • Use knowledge to accurately communicate updates and keep the organization abreast on requests, questions, and concerns; proactively take initiative on questions or issues that arise.

Qualifications / Knowledge & Experience: 

  • Seeking highly motivated person with the ability to shift and prioritize workload in a fast-paced, highly transactional environment. 
  • Necessarry for person to adapt to segment specific processes, and seeking person skilled in navigating through and implanting processes based on business needs.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills (ability to navigate Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Outlook). 
  • Strong analytical skills.
  • Ability to learn and navigate multiple systems. 
  • 0-3 years of purchasing experience.
  • Associates degree required, Bachelors degree preferred. 

Competencies Required:

  • Action Oriented
  • Collaborates
  • Customer Focus
  • Delivers Results
  • Instills Trust
  • Optimizes Work Processes
  • Decision Quality
  • Functional/Technical Skills


Veritiv is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. Individuals seeking employment are considered without regards to race, ethnicity, color, creed, religion, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, age, disability, gender identity or expression, genetic information, national origin, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law. Additionally, Veritiv will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with Veritiv’s legal duty to furnish information. If you would like more information about your EEO rights as an applicant, please click here:http://www.eeoc.gov/employers/upload/poster_screen_reader_optimized.pdf

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