Purchasing Coordinator – St. Louis



Tesla is recruiting for an experienced Purchasing Coordinator to join our Service Distribution team in St. Louis, IL. The successful candidate will plan and manage the indirect material purchasing for Global, Regional, and e-Commerce distribution. He/she will work together with Service Distribution and Process/Industrial Engineering to identify the required materials for the operation, set the parameters with the vendor, work with production planning to forecast the usage, and then plan and establish continuous supply.  This planning role requires a boots-on-the-ground presence in the warehouse with strong knowledge of supply chain planning and procurement.


·       Minimum
Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Economics, Supply Chain, or relevant experience

·       Minimum
2 years of material planning, or warehouse replenishment experience

·       Strong
computer skills (Excel, MRP knowledge, Replenishment Ordering methodology,

·       Experience
working cross-functionally with suppliers, Production, Quality, Logistics and

·       Proven
ability to effectively lead meetings and drive tasks to support an accurate
planning process

·       Experience
and knowledge of manufacturing warehousing and consumption management

·       Working
knowledge of supporting systems is ideal (WARP, WMS, MRP, Kanban)

·       Flexible
mindset to change, create and/or adapt to new processes

·       Strong
written, verbal, and organizational skills

·       Enthusiastic,
eager to succeed, and ready for all challenges