Procurement Planner I
WFH Flexible Poway, CA
Job Type

$2,500 sign-on bonus after the successful completion of 90 days.  

Hybrid work schedule offered with a minimum of Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday in office with working hours of  Monday - Friday, 9:00 AM to 6:00 PM PDT  

The Procurement Planner I is responsible for inventory control of standard vendor accounts. They monitor inventory on a daily basis and cut purchase order (PO). The Procurement Planner schedules all forms of shipments and manages the lowest freight cost to bring goods to destination. In addition, they monitor demand change and review with Sales team and adjust inventory quantity. May require manager's help for large demand change and negotiation with vendors. 

Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Create and manage part numbers in ERP system
  • Prepare and enter internal and external purchase orders
  • Data entry for intercompany orders
  • Enter transfer orders
  • Process drop ship invoices
  • May create work order and handle light assembly of OEM products and sales samples 
  • May assist warehouse in re-packaging, re-labeling, re-counting products when necessary 
  • Data entry and tracking of shipping advice, promise dates from vendors, etc.
  • Promise delivery date update on the purchase orders
  • Negotiate product pricing with vendors (manufacturers)
  • Track the order (PO) status with vendors and couriers/forwarders
  • Address inquiries from Sales team to manufacturers
  • Inventory management of assigned products
  • Generate reports for managers when necessary




  • Oral & Written Communication Skills 
  • Math Aptitude
  • Professionalism 
  • Organization
  • Multi-tasking 
  • Time Management
  • Accurate Data Entry 
  • Decision Making Skills
  • Microsoft Office application Skills
  • Detail Oriented


  • Bachelor’s Degree (Supply Chain Management preferred) or equivalent working experience required
  • 2-3 years’ experience with inventory management required
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook, etc.) required
  • Experience with ERP systems Required (NetSuite a plus)
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written
Salary Description
$22-$24 per hour