Purchasing/Planning Coordinator

  • Posted: August 1, 2017
  • Department: Operations
  • Status: Open

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 An exciting opportunity now exists to join BOXX Technologies!   We are searching for an enthusiastic, hard-working Purchasing professional to join our Operations team in Austin, TX. This full-time position reports to the Manager of Operations.

 This full-time job will require the qualified candidate to provide team leadership, negotiate contracts, and much more. The Purchasing/Planning Coordinator’s duties may include but are not limited to: 

  • Being the team lead for purchasing operations
  • Ensuring products and services are purchased in the most cost and time efficient manner
  • Evaluating contracts with suppliers and recommend resolution proposal to operations
  • Providing support to production scheduling on all material flow issues to meet production schedules and customer requirements
  • Gathering and analyzing data to determine the best methodology of order levels on materials
  • Leading Supply/Demand process to optimize purchasing power and inventory
  • Driving and implementing cost saving programs (consignment, VMI, bundling, etc.)
  • Optimizing key metrics (productivity (cost savings vs target), PPV and Supplier Report Cards)
  • Analyzing the markets to spot trends and opportunities for cost savings
  • Helping manage and resolve supply and quality issues
  • Arranging for sell and/or disposal of excess and obsolete materials
  • Helping to develop, implement and modify purchase processes and duties

 Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent Interpersonal skills and written and verbal communication skills
  • Self-motivated, organized worker who can multi task various projects at once
  • Ability to work with cross functional groups to execute new and redesign of products into the market in a timely and cost efficient manner
  • Strong negotiation skills and the ability to build positive working relationships with suppliers and internal customers
  • Ability to work across multi-geographic groups and time zones
  • Ability to analyze technical data in supplier’s proposals
  • Ability to perform financial analyses
  • Ability to Lift, pull and/or push up to 25 pounds or moving, assisting and/or helping lift items or awkward weights. 


  • Bachelors degree in business or related field
  • 5-7 years of purchasing experience
  • 5-7 years proven track record of successful cost savings and team leadership
  • Strong computer skills with excellent knowledge of Microsoft applications, especially Excel 
  • Extensive experience with MRP functions and forecasting tools
BOXX Technologies Offers
  • Keurig coffees daily; donuts every Friday, fresh popcorn, as well as various teambuilding events, fund raisers, and just plain fun throughout the year.
  • Industry competitive base salary and quarterly bonus potential
  • Various group insurance choices, matching 401(k) plan, and paid vacation, personal and sick plans.

 About Us

BOXX is the leading innovator of high-performance workstations and rendering systems for visual effects, animation, product design, engineering, architectural visualization, artificial intelligence and more. Combining record-setting performance, speed, and reliability with unparalleled industry knowledge, BOXX is the trusted choice for creative professionals worldwide.

For immediate consideration, please apply now