Georgia Employer INVENTORY COORDINATOR in Norcross, Georgia

The Inventory Coordinator is responsible for managing vendor confirmations to ensure that purchases orders are received and confirmed accurately. They are also responsible for following up on open/unconfirmed 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 accounts payable (vendor invoice) discrepancies (APDs), and working with suppliers, Buyers, and the field to resolve 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 Buyers, warehouses, and suppliers 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, Buyers, Inventory Managers), while working closely with Buyers to resolve customer issues.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:High degree of motivationAbility to shift and prioritize workload in a fast-paced, highly transactional environment.Ability 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.Purchasing experience a plus (but not required).Bachelor's degree preferred (but not required).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.pdfhttp://www.dol.gov/ofccp/regs/compliance/posters/pdf/OFCCP_EEO_Supplement_Final_JRF_QA_508c.pdf