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Sourcing Coordinator in Cheswick, PA at Vitro

Date Posted: 4/8/2019

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Welcome to VITRO!

Founded in 1909 in Monterrey, Mexico, VITRO has been the leader in glass manufacturing in Mexico for over a century. The company's stature is built on the legacy of its products and services, which are used by thousands of people all over the world. As of October 1, 2016, the former PPG Flat Glass Business has been bought by Vitro, and is now known as Vitro Architectural Glass, our largest business segment, expanding our markets to the US and Canada. In Q1 2017, Pittsburgh Glass Works was acquired and is no known as Vitro Automotive Glass. Through the Container and Flat Glass business units, VITRO products reach more than 40 countries, with operating and marketing facilities in eight countries on the American continent.

 This position is responsible for procurement related activities of key commodities and Plant support for outside suppliers associated with Vitro sites. 


  • Familiar with Purchasing and Contract negotiations
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills, with an ability to summarize and communicate results clearly.
  • Strong planning and organizational skills are required,
  • Strong business skills are expected, including the ability to negotiate, understand general accounting procedures and perform cost analyses.
  • Ability to lead and effectively participate in teams.
  • Ability to work without close supervision.


  • Negotiate and source materials/services to achieve the best value proposition for the Company giving corporate cost reduction and working capital objectives.
  • Execute all necessary Contract/ Purchase Order activities (approving, releasing, modifying, etc.) to support dynamic sourcing assignment with global and regional suppliers to achieve optimum value for the Company.
  • Maintain purchasing information, files and records (e.g. Requests for Proposal, purchase orders, vender files, etc.) for the purpose of ensuring the availability of documentation and compliance with established policies and regulatory guidelines.
  • Collaborate closely with cross-functional colleagues in Plant locations, Engineering, IT, Sales & Marketing, Accounts Payable, and Supply Chain to resolve discrepancies and develop and implement solutions that offer efficiency and productivity gains for the Company.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.



Job Requirements

  • Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain is a plus
  • Minimum of 1-2 years' Purchasing experience is preferred