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Position: Purchasing Coordinator I

Purchasing Coordinator

Bring your skills to our table and we’ll show you the ladder to success


Are you excited by challenging situations that allow you to flex your problem solving skills?  Do you like a dynamic environment that will never be ho-hum?  Do you like working with people in a collaborative environment where you have a voice?  If so, we want to meet you.

Our Company

TriMark R.W. Smith is a division of TriMark USA, a $1.7 billion dollar company that offers the best in china, glassware, flatware, smallwares, and equipment to the restaurant industry.  While some of our 14 divisions focus on building out the inside of the restaurant, we focus on creating the overall guest experience.   At TriMark, we serve some pretty amazing customers that include the likes of Kimpton Hotels and Google along with so many others.   Our world class sales team takes a consultative approach with our customers to provide the best value and service.  We have a great legacy as the company with the best people and products. 

Your Position

As a Purchasing Coordinator for TriMark R.W. Smith, you will be responsible for ensuring we fulfill each promise to our customer.  While everyday will bring new challenges, a normal day will be filled with managing direct ship orders from our supplier partners to our customers, managing inventory in multiple warehouses across the U.S., building strong and supportive relationships with our suppliers and with our street and internal sales teams, and problem solving to find creative solutions for our customers.  There are also opportunities to work both independently and collaboratively on projects, and on process/technology improvements that drive efficiency within the department and for our company.  For a full job description, select Apply Now.

Our Culture

Located in the beautiful, park like setting of Scripps Ranch, our company supports local charities such as Father Joe’s Villages and many of our departments also participate in independent charity drives throughout the year.  We have quarterly company events for all team members in addition to departmental and cross-functional team building events to stay connected.  It’s great to work with people you like.

Why Should You Apply?

  • Great pay

  • Fun people

  • Awesome products

  • Stimulating

  • Quarterly Bonus’

  • Advancement

What Education & Experience Do You Need?

  • Minimum:

    • Associate's degree (A.A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school plus two (2) years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Preferred:

    • Bachelor's degree (B.A./B.S.) from a four-year college or university.

    • Two (2) years purchasing-related experience.

About the Company:  

TriMark R.W. Smith was established in San Diego in 1935 as a wholesale food service equipment and supply distributor serving San Diego County.  Currently, we have two distinct business lines including a full-service turnkey supplier of food service supplies and equipment and custom design/fabrication of controlled environment rooms.

Our Benefits Package

  • Our total compensation package includes market competitive base salaries; bonus programs; and, employee benefits, which are available after 30 days of consecutive full-time employment (for hire dates 11/1/18 and after).  Our paid time off program includes paid vacation, sick leave and holidays. 
  • Additionally, TriMark R.W. Smith offers medical insurance with prescription drug coverage, dental, vision, employee assistance and life insurance programs; and 100% employer paid premium for long- term disability coverage. Full time employees are also eligible to participate in the Section 125 pre-tax premium plan, health and dependent care spending accounts and our pre- and post-tax 401(k) retirement savings plans.
  • TriMark R.W. Smith is an Equal Opportunity Employer – Minorities/Females/Individuals with Disabilities/Veterans.
  • TriMark R.W. Smith participates in  E-Verify , a service of DHS and SSA, where required. See the E-Verify notice in  English  or  EspaƱol .
  • TriMark R.W. Smith will consider all applicants in a manner consistent with the requirements of the Fair Chance Initiative.
  • If you are a qualified individual with a disability or a disabled veteran, you have the right to request an accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access our Career Center as a result of your disability. To request assistance or an accommodation, please contact Human Resources at:
  • On ly local applicants will be considered for this position.   Relocation costs are not covered by TriMark R.W. Smith.  
  • Employment with TriMark R.W. Smith may be contingent upon successfully complying with the Company's post-offer, pre-employment drug/alcohol screen, a background check, and a motor vehicle record pull.  Employees who either drive a company-owned vehicle or routinely drive their own vehicle while conducting business on behalf of the Company may be required to annually participate in our motor vehicle record pull, and to provide the Company with a copy of their driver's license and motor vehicle insurance.  
  • We provide a smoke-free and drug-free work environment. 
  • Third-party recruiters and agencies without a current signed contract should not respond to this   posting.

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