Apr 21

Job: Logistics Coordinator at VIZ Media (San Francisco)

VIZ Media, the Japanese comic book distribution firm, has an opening for a Purchasing & Logistics Coordinator at their San Francisco headquarters to assist the Director of Publishing within the Finance department with coordinating purchases and manage products.


  • Able to research and develop new vendor relationships.
  • Strong negotiation and influencing skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office skills (strong Excel, Word, PowerPoint).
  • Knowledge of competitive and lawful bidding and awarding requirements is a PLUS.
  • Understanding of the regulatory factors governing purchasing such as UCC, antitrust laws and ethical principles is a PLUS.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, including written, verbal and presentation skills.
  • Ability to maintain tact and strict confidentiality regarding all applicable programs and policies.
  • Ability to provide leadership, foster camaraderie, and to work effectively in a small organization with an emphasis on teamwork.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and under pressure of deadlines.
  • Ability to pay close attention to details of documentation and database pertaining to purchasing activities.
  • Ability to interact with culturally diverse clients, service providers and staff.
  • Ability to work legally in the United States.
  • Must live in or be able to commute to SF Bay Area.
  • 2-3 years in purchasing and/or supply-chain-management role.
  • Experience in Print/Optical Disc/Home Entertainment Product Packaging procurement a PLUS.
  • Experience in an international environment a PLUS.
  • Experience in a publishing environment a PLUS.
  • BA/BS in a related field or an equivalent combination of skills, training, and experience showing preparation for this position.


  • Assists Director of Purchasing with establishing, communicating, and maintaining company-wide purchasing policies and procedures
  • Responsible for correct coding of expenditures to proper general ledger account and title coding
  • Solves internal coding issues
  • Issues approved purchase orders to vendors
  • Processes purchase order change requests
  • Assists Director of Purchasing with the process of soliciting, evaluating, and selecting potential suppliers based on best practices
  • Performs monthly closing of purchasing module in accounting system
  • Handles daily and weekly order processing and fulfillment of direct sales accounts
  • Receives against purchase orders and monitors receipt based on documentation
  • Keeps records of purchasing, receiving and logistical coordination, electronically and in physical documents
  • Maintains high levels of integrity and customer service (internal and external)

Please send your detailed cover letter, resume, AND salary requirements. Please specify “Purchasing & Logistics Coordinator” when applying.

By e-mail (NO ATTACHMENTS!!!) to jobs@viz.com

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