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Inventory & Parts Coordinator

LTI, Inc.
Sunnyside, WA 98944
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We are seeking an experienced and resourceful Parts Coordinator to join the maintenance team servicing our diesel fleet. LTI-Milky Way is the leader in bulk liquid transport throughout the Pacific Northwest and we are continuing to grow and seek new members to join our talented team.

POSITION SUMMARY: Responsible for the administrative coordination related to the day to day activities in the Maintenance & Repair department of purchasing, ordering, receiving, storing, inventorying, issuing and shipping materials and supplies as directed by the department.

LTI, Inc./Milky Way is a family-owned company with a long, proud history that has become a modern, innovative leader in the transportation industry. We are looking for career-minded people to join our team today!

  • We offer competative pay, an excellent health and welfare package that includes medical, dental & vision insurance, group term life insurance, a 401 (k) Plan and a Defined Contribution Retirement Plan.

  • All of our employees have paid holidays and vacation.

  • LTI, Inc. is part of the Lynden family of transportation companies. We provide our employees with stability, a genuine team atmosphere, and great opportunities for career advancement. Over 75% of our managers started as drivers or maintenance staff.

To apply, click on the link below and search for "Inventory & Parts Coordinator":

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Or, send a PDF resume to ltiihr@lynden.com



  • Initiate or receive purchasing requests for parts, tools, supplies and services related to the maintenance and repair department.

  • Able to research various OEM on-line parts catalogs to determine correct parts as requested by mechanics.

  • Evaluate, assess and select the appropriate vendors and suppliers based on price, quality, capabilities and past performance.

  • Identifies and qualifies new and potential vendors and suppliers when necessary, and ensures effective purchasing processes in accordance with Company policies.

  • Prepare and issue purchase orders. Participates in price negotiations, arranges delivery, and maintains accurate procurement records. Expedite purchase orders and delivery of items, materials, equipment and components to ensure uninterrupted inventory and supplies for repair and maintenance activities.

  • Receive and review purchase orders, requisitions and invoices for conformance to Company policy and budgetary requirements. Verify accuracy of order and billing and secure appropriate approvals. Ensure timely parts support for M&R areas including Sunnyside Main Shop, Sunnyside Tank Repair Shop, Boardman and Pasco.

  • Perform inventory duties including distribution, storage and accurate entry to maintenance & repair software.

  • Prepare shipping documents and coordinate deliveries as required.

  • Maintain relationships with vendors, suppliers and contractors and keep adequate historical records of each. Evaluate performance of vendors with regards to price and performance.

  • Maintain rapport and good working relationship with internal (mechanics, managers, co-workers) and external customers.

  • Coordinate and maintain the process of the cores bank and parts warranty

  • Operate within the Companys maintenance & repair systems, and related duties and reporting.

  • Assist Maintenance Management with Parts and Tire Inventories and daily cycle counting of inventories

  • Adjust layout of Stock room and other shop storage areas to achieve the best fit for parts and tools

  • Assist other departments with purchasing needs as requested


QUALIFICATIONS: The requirements listed are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

To perform the job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily and should demonstrate the competencies below:

  • Accountability/Dependability: Takes responsibility for own actions and is committed to hours of work required necessary to accomplishing established goals. Regular attendance and punctuality are essential functions.

  • Time Management: Ability to plan, prioritize, organize, implement, and follow through to completion projects and tasks assigned or assumed to meet deadlines.

  • Intermediate computer skills: Proficient in Microsoft Suite, which includes Excel and Outlook, Internet, etc.

  • Flexibility: Ability to change focus and / or tasks in a fast moving, time restricted environment.

  • Communication: Ability to interact as well as communicate effectively with manager and other members of the team on a professional level while demonstrating strong problem-solving skills.


High school education or GED is required. Two year college or technical education in purchasing preferred; or related experience and/or training in equipment repair and fleet management standards; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Employee must possess a valid drivers license and a clean driving record is preferred. Able to meet forklift certification requirements.

Posted: 2021-09-12 Expires: 2021-10-11
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