Purchasing Coordinator

Steico Industries - 1814 Ord Way, Oceanside, CA 92056
Vacancy title
Purchasing Coordinator
Steico Industries - 1814 Ord Way, Oceanside, CA 92056
Advertised salary
Employment type
Closing date
31 December 2023


Who is Senior plc?

Senior plc is an international, market-leading, engineering solutions provider with 30 operating businesses in 13 countries. Senior designs, manufactures and markets high-technology components and systems for the principal original equipment producers in the worldwide aerospace, defense, and land vehicle and power & energy markets. The Group is split into two divisions, Aerospace and Flexonics, servicing five key sectors.

Our global values underpin what we do, and how we do it …

Safety – Integrity – Customer Focus – Respect & Trust – Accountability – Excellence

Who is Steico Industries?

STEICO has made its name manufacturing precision tube and duct assemblies to the world's major airframe manufacturers. We manufacture tube and duct assemblies. We work with a wide variety of materials including aluminum, steel, titanium, and other alloys and produce parts of all complexities. STEICO holds accreditations with NADCAP and is certified to AS9100 and ISO14001. Our focus on responsiveness and continuous improvement regularly creates manufacturing innovation. STEICO is an integral part of our customers supply chains that include Boeing, Lockheed Martin, BAE, Northrop Grumman, Honeywell, Honda Aviation, and many others.

What does the job involve?

This position will be responsible for supporting the organization in Purchasing, OP and Kanban departments in maintaining supply inventory levels required for effective company operations. This position will be accountable for working with the purchasers in negotiating agreements with potential vendors as well as being charged with conducting regular price comparisons to ensure that STEICO is being provided with the best price for each product purchased.

What will my responsibilities include?

  • Develop and maintain strong working relationships with vendors.
  • Run purchasing workbench and exception messages, vendor delivery reports, and open PO reports.
  • Maintain accurate reports.
  • Communicate between STEICO and vendors regarding open order reports and priority items.
  • Update MRP system to ensure proper alignment and accurately update notes.
  • Convert, update, amend and correct PO’s in ERP system based on direction from management.
  • Compare product deliveries with issued PO’s. Contact vendors with discrepancies.
  • Support Kan Ban area by reconciling inventory with vendor and creating PO’s to reflect material issues.
  • Verify with vendors orders are ready for pickup. Prepare Drivers Logs for scheduled pickups.
  • Verify fitting orders have been delivered. Notify appropriate personnel of urgent shipments. Ensure priority orders are being worked at receiving inspection.
  • Return salvaged fittings back to stock on open jobs.
  • Create purchase order requisitions for items on workbench.
  • Create RPO documentation for return shipments including replacements or credit memos.
  • Other reasonable duties as business and operational needs dictate.


  • High School diploma or equivalent.


  • 2 years experience in a manufacturing environment.
  • Requires working knowledge of computer, scanner, facsimile machine, copier and any other standard office equipment.

Why Join Steico Industries, Inc.?

Joining Senior means not only a rewarding career with a tight-knit and collaborative team, but you will also enjoy a competitive compensation package that includes a market-led base salary and a comprehensive benefits package along with wellness benefits, employee recognition program, matching 401k plan, paid vacation, flexible hours, employee wellness activities, tuition reimbursement, and community involvement initiatives.

Please understand that you will only be considered an applicant if you apply for a posted position directly through our Company website and meet the qualifications of the job. If you need a reasonable accommodation to apply, please contact the Steico Industries at 760-438-8015.

If offer of employment is made it will be contingent upon passing all of the following: Drug Test, Background Check, ITAR and U.S. Export Compliance Screening.

Access to our facility (and, therefore, employment) is restricted under the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR) and/or Export Administration Regulations (EAR) to U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents, U.S. refugees, asylees or temporary residents under amnesty provisions [as defined in 8 USC 1324b(a)(3)] and properly licensed foreign persons. Applicants receiving a conditional offer of employment will be required to provide information to determine whether they are subject to these regulations and, if so, to assess their country of chargeability for trade compliance control purposes. Additionally, potential employee’s names will be screened against the Consolidated Screening List (maintained by the United States government) to determine eligibility to receive technical data.

Equal Opportunity Employer: minority/female/disability/veteran.