LocationBrookfield Chicago - 350 N Orleans Street, Suite 300BusinessAt Brookfield Properties, we believe retail should be anything but typical. It’s why we’re integrating shopping, dining, entertainment, and more to reimagine retail experiences everywhere. Because for us, retail isn’t just about managing properties or redeveloping malls. It’s about creating inspiring spaces that draw consumers in. It’s about helping our tenants build their brand in a big way. It’s about contributing to our communities. And, more than anything, it’s about bringing people together.If you’re ready to be a part of our team, we encourage you to apply.Job DescriptionBrookfield Properties has an immediate need for a Procurement Coordinator at the corporate office in Chicago, IL.Coordinates various Purchasing activities that include assisting with the vendor qualification process, issuance of RFP’s and RFI’s supporting all departments, including asset management, development, special projects team & business development. Has responsibility for assisting with the sourcing of products, services or vendors along with obtaining pricing or specific product information. Performs various administrative activities in support of the purchasing process and projects of amenities, office furniture, and more.Overall, we seek qualities that display our company’s core values which are Humility, Attitude, Do the Right Thing, Together and Own it.ResponsibilitiesCoordinate new vendor qualification process for subject matter experts (SME’s) that includes distribution of forms, receipt of responses, and data entry of information into the Purchasing data base.
Write contracts, purchase orders, & proposals.
Prepare, issue and expedite orders to ensure on-time delivery and other vendor commitments are met.
Coordinate the remediation of issues reported through commodity and service ticket program.
Assist in obtaining pricing requests or sourcing new products and vendors.
Coordinate the development and distribution of RFP and RFI documents.
Consult catalogs and other references to obtain prices and specifications.
Coordinate packages for review.
Issue contracts, purchase orders and work orders in JDE and Proliance.
Perform general administrative work that includes organizing and scheduling project meetings.
Secure and provide warranty and maintenance information for all items purchased
Supports the Furniture, Fixture and Equipment replacement purchasing processes.
Assist in maintaining project tracking sheet for amenity capital purchases.
Manage historical purchase order files and perform coordinate appropriate archiving with offsite records storage company.
Assist in identification of products, commodities or services where a national program would benefit the company.
Other duties as assigned.
QualificationsHigh School Diploma or GED required
Bachelor’s Degree desirable
1-4 years’ experience in purchasing or procurement
Proficiency with MS Office required (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)
Experience with JDE or Proliance desirable
Experience in budgeting
Strong attention to detail, resourcefulness, and ability to work as a team
Ability to communicate effectively
We are proud to create a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We are grateful for your interest in this position, however, only candidates selected for pre-screening will be contacted.