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Fabric Coordinator Buyer - Nemschoff

Herman Miller
Sheboygan, WI
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Fabric Coordinator Buyer - Nemschoff-18270

Position Description:

You can make a salary. Or you can make a difference. Or you can work as a Fabric Coordinator Buyer at Nemschoff and make both.

About this Opportunity
As a Fabric Coordinator Buyer working at Nemschoff, you'll ensure the timely and accurate planning, completion, and follow-up of purchase orders for fabric requirements. You will work from various Customer Service and Production Planning reports to order, expedite, troubleshoot, follow-up, and anticipate fabric-related issues.

What You'll Do
You'll have opportunities to speak up, solve problems, lead others, and be an owner every day as you...
  • Communicate and coordinate unresolved fabric issues to Customer Service and Production as soon as possible.
  • Confirm Purchase Order (PO) receipt and the date of shipments by phone, fax, and email.
  • Generate POs in the EMS using fabric requirements from the Planned Order Report.
  • Oversee fabric availability and stock and quantity status for all fabric orders.
  • Perform other duties related to the purchasing of textiles and leather.
  • Review the Exception Order Report for fabric arriving after production has started. You'll also expedite, coordinate, and troubleshoot as needed.
  • Review Fabric Information Requests (Blues) for proper pricing, yardage, special finishes, etc.
  • Review Fabric Information Requests for proper order entry information and setup.
  • Review the Scheduled Receipts Report for issues regarding timeliness, shorts quantities, etc. You will expedite, troubleshoot, and/or elevate issues to the Supervisor as needed.
  • Run and review the Exception Order Report for over/under problems. You'll adjust POs and find alternatives as needed.
  • Serve as backup to handle miscellaneous and additional duties on an as-needed basis.
  • Perform additional responsibilities as requested to achieve business objectives.

Sound Like You?
You might be just who we're looking for if you have...
  • A high school diploma or general education degree (GED). Previous experience in materials management or industrial design is preferred.
  • The ability to read and interpret documents such as dispatch lists, shop orders, CAD drawings, etc.
  • The ability to speak effectively to employees of the organization. Good verbal communications skills are required for this position.
  • The ability to calculate figures and amounts such as yardages, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume.
  • A previous understanding of patterns and fabric (preferred).
  • Previous experience with textile cutting equipment and software such as Accumark, PDS 2000, and System Management software (preferred).
  • The ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists.
  • The ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • The ability to perform all essential job functions of the position with or without accommodations.

Who We Are
At Nemschoff, we focus on nurturing creative people, innovative thinking, and forward-looking healthcare solutions. Our unique combination of experience, insights, skills, and willingness to try new ideas makes us a leader in the industry. Part of the Herman Miller family, we have a design-focused, environmentally responsible approach and a commitment to craftsmanship that has been a part of our culture since 1950. Based in the lakeshore city of Sheboygan, Wisconsin, we offer a high quality of life, a rewarding team atmosphere, and an excellent benefits package.

We are always looking for talented people to join our team. Ready to apply? View a list of our open positions and apply online at nemschoff.com/careers or at our parent company, Herman Miller.

Herman Miller is committed to diversity and inclusion. We are an equal opportunity employer including veterans and people with disabilities.

Schedule: Full-time
Employee Status: Regular
Travel: Yes, 10 % of the Time
Shift: First
Primary Location United States-Wisconsin-Sheboygan


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