Purchasing Coordinator

City:  Newark
State:  CA
Country/Region:  US

PABCO® Gypsum, a division of PABCO® Building Products LLC, has provided quality gypsum board products and service for over 35 years.  PABCO® Gypsum supplies a complete line of gypsum products for commercial and residential construction.


This is a temporary position to fill to assist in the material purchases at the plant. This role may be responsible for picking up emergency parts and other items of immediate need.


We are an essential business, supporting commercial and residential building needs during the COVID-19 pandemic which allows our employees to enjoy better job stability and opportunities for advancement. We’ve updated our training and safety protocols to ensure all of our employees can work in a safe environment. 

We protect what matters. 


Responsibilities: may include some or all of the following:


  • Creates, maintains and receives purchase orders for raw materials and materials for all departments.
  • Ensures that purchase orders have correct price, quantity, payment terms, taxability, cost center and GL Codes before giving to proper management for approval.
  • Works with manager to ensure proper application of tax on purposes that may be eligible for the manufacturing exemption.
  • May be responsible for contacting and sourcing vendors concerning availability, pricing and delivery.
  • Maintains a good rapport with vendors.
  • Responsible for tracking the consumption and ordering of raw materials, stock supplies, etc. as required.
  • Schedule deliveries of raw materials.
  • Prepares and maintains various reports.
  • Ensures timely receipt of vendor receiving paperwork to assist in the prompt payment of invoices.
  • Maintains accurate records and control reports.
  • Responsible for creating and receiving any reoccurring end of month PO’s.
  • Performs a variety of clerical duties as needed.
  • Abides by all safety rules set forth by company and government regulatory agencies and ensure that hazardous conditions are reported and corrected.
  • All other tasks and/or responsibilities as assigned.




  • Entry Level with up to 3 years’ experience
  • Proficiency in Word, PowerPoint, Outlook and Excel (experience using SAP, preferred)
  • Excellent Math Skills
  • Customer Service mentality
  • Team Player and collaborative
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent communication
  • Detail oriented
  • Exhibits our Values: Integrity, Safety & Wellness, Meaningful Relationships, Continual Improvement and Social Responsibility 


PABCO offers an excellent benefits and compensation package including medical, dental, vision, 401(k), profit sharing retirement plan and wellness programs.  We are an equal opportunity employer and promote a drug free workplace.

Nearest Major Market: San Francisco
Nearest Secondary Market: Oakland