Urban Outfitters Application – URBN Procurement Coordinator (M-F days)

Urban Outfitters

Job Description

Position: Procurement Coordinator

Reports to: Megan Cox

Location: Reno FC&DC

Schedule: Monday – Friday (Days)

Candidate should be a motivated team player with good attitude and possess organizational and communication skills. Individual should be able to function well in a multi-task environment with attention to detail, and willing to accept new and diverse assignments. Candidate must be able to work with all organizational levels including fellow-employees, customers, and management. In this position, you will manage resources and coordinate activities that meet or exceed supply needs as dictated by business. The primary function of the purchasing specialist is to ensure that items in their assigned categories are sourced to meet the needs of the business from the point of view of cost, quality, and availability while minimizing waste. The purchasing specialist will develop expertise in their assigned categories ensuring the supply market is well understood, including potential risks and contingencies.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Maintain appropriate levels of indirect supply in direct relation to business forecasts.
  • Source suppliers based on price availability necessity quality and logistical expenses.
  • Oversee site spend to indirect supply budget.
  • Collaborate with internal departments to ensure that all indirect supplies are available, and needs are addressed.
  • Coordinate with vendors and shipping agencies to ensure timely deliveries and oversee the integrity and quality of delivered goods.
  • Authorizing payments and managing purchasing expenses with meticulous record keeping.
  • Maintain a Safe, Organized, Clean and Secure environment.
  • Must exercise precise and professional verbal and written communications.
  • Analytical thinking ability.
  • Excellent judgement and decision-making skills.
  • Maintain professional internal and external partnerships.
  • Prepare purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers; monitoring and expediting orders.
  • Oversees inventory control by ensuring all receipts are verified by comparing items received to items ordered; resolves shipments in error with supplier. Additionally, ensuring all daily and end of month inventories are completed and accurate.
  • Keeps all records up to date.
  • Reconciliation of purchase process to payment.
  • Accomplishes purchasing and organization mission by completing related results as needed.
  • Maintains a positive attitude, flexible and can-do attitude
  • All other duties assigned by Manager.
  • Maintain a positive attitude, flexible and can-do attitude
  • All other duties assigned by Manager


  • 1-3 years successful previous purchasing experience.
  • Proven results in relation to purchasing experience.
  • Ability to demonstrate the ability to problem solve efficiently and appropriately.
  • High school degree or GED required
  • Excellent communication and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Dependable and accurate.
  • Excellent organizational methods.
  • Work well under pressure and time constraints
  • Ability to regularly lift and move up to 55 pounds

Computer Skill Requirements

  • Great organizational skills.
  • Strong business acumen.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Great time management.
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to navigate purchasing software.
  • Knowledge of how to use radio frequency equipment.
  • Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, Outlook)

Physical Demands

  • Stand / walk for an extended time period
  • Climb, balance, kneel, crouch, or crawl
  • Lift freight and other objects of various shapes, sizes and weights up to 55 pounds
  • Operate warehouse equipment as required for position (i.e. forklift, pallet jack, cherry picker) which requires coordinated movements

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Work Environment

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Works in a warehouse environment in all types of weather. The employee may operate warehouse equipment. Using proper safety procedures will eliminate any potential hazards. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.


The list of Requirements, Duties, and Responsibilities is not exhaustive, but is merely the most accurate list for the current job. Management reserves the right to revise the job description and to require that other tasks be performed when the circumstances of the job change (for example, emergencies, change in personnel, workload or technical development).

Urban Outfitters, Inc. celebrates diversity and is committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees. We are proud to provide equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetics, sexual orientation, gender identity or gender expression. We believe strongly in fostering a safe, fair and respectful work environment. To ensure compliance with our non-discrimination and anti-harassment policies, we offer anti-harassment training to managers and employees.



Job Details:

Company: Urban Outfitters

Job Type: Full Time

Job Location: Reno, NV

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