Expeditor

Overview:
Dominique DeLaney Interior Design is seeking an Expeditor (Purchasing Coordinator) to handle the high volume of merchandise purchasing and installations for our design firm. The position is ideal for an outstanding professional who has master project tracking and coordination skills. The position will work directly with the design team and Principal of the firm, playing an essential behind-the-scenes role in managing the procurement process. The position is in office, Monday thru Thursday 9:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Responsibilities:
• Assist design team by obtaining samples and quotes, as needed
• Accept deposit payments for design project proposals
• Place orders based on vendor’s preferred process
• Review vendor acknowledgments for accuracy, informing design team of any order updates (cost differences, change of stock, etc.)
• Track progress of items for accurate ship and delivery dates
• Coordinate with receiving warehouse and contractors on project status
• Coordinate with Principal to reconcile proposal deposits, outstanding payments, any additional expenses, and/or returns to create final invoice and accept payment for the project
• Coordinate and schedule contractor installation work, as needed
• Manage sales tax for all purchases, tracking sales tax refunds, documenting when items are purchased with a source not to the trade
• Provide weekly status reporting, monthly sales tax reporting
• Coordinate with Office Manager regarding Client and vendor payments, as needed
• Liaise with vendors and contractors to ensure they are providing goods and services, as needed

Requirements:
• 2 years of product procurement experience
• 2 years of office administration experience
• Degree in Business Administration preferred
• Experience in design showroom, products, or design industry procurement preferred
• Interior Design vendor knowledge a big plus
• Proficiency Studio Designer software preferred
• Knowledge of Asana software
• Gifted at building and maintaining professional relationships
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Highly organized, process, and detail-oriented
• Extremely skilled at coordinating interdependent processes and timing
• Gifted in multi-tasking in a fast paced environment
• Must be effectual at coordinating and communicating with vendors

To apply:
Qualified candidates, please email resumes to lily@dominiquedelaney.com.