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Inventory & Procurement Coordinator

We are looking for an Inventory & Procurement Coordinator to serve as the team member responsible for ensuring that all supplies are stocked and accessible for operations: the materials that feed all those eventual Nuggeteer smiles and imaginations! If your friends might describe you as careful, organized, thorough, forward-thinking, shopping-savvy, and computer-savvy and you’re looking for an opportunity to join a fast growing company, we encourage you to apply today!

What is Nugget?

We are a fun-loving startup company (est. 2014) that seeks to bring bold play and big imaginations into everyday life at home. We design, develop, market, manufacture, sell, and ship our part-toy, part-furniture, four-piece Nuggets all from one location, with a team of about 80 Nuggeteers, in Butner, North Carolina. And we’re just getting started — this year, Inc. Magazine named us the fastest-growing manufacturing company in the United States. We’re proud to continue the industrial legacy of North Carolina, and to make kids furniture for growing imaginations.


  • Order materials to supply Operations
  • Receive inventory and confirm counts and specs
  • Coordinate style and organization of storage, with effective visual communications
  • Document and update material specs, supplier info, pricing, and lead times
  • Monitor receipts and billing for discrepancies with Accounting
  • Use database software to track inventory
  • Perform consistent manual counts (visual, cycle, or complete) to reconcile inventory
  • Maintain a system for ordering and order timing in partnership with Manufacturing
  • Supplier relationship management
  • Manage inventory quarantine in partnership with Manufacturing
  • Special ordering and procurement project management for Engineering, Manufacturing, and Marketing
  • Plan and schedule deliveries and ensure suppliers meet delivery time commitments
  • Hold suppliers accountable for lead times
  • Price/Quality/Timing/Reliability comparisons between supply options


  • Bachelor’s degree preferred; forklift experience is a bonus
  • Love playing Tetris and being creative with storage space and flow
  • Have strong computer experience with proficiency in Microsoft Excel
  • Come with experience in inventory management, purchasing, planning, or related supply chain field
  • Be careful, judicious, and organized
  • Have foresight and can anticipate problems before they occur; come up with solutions
  • Get excited about shopping for best options and looking into the fine details, and then paying attention to those details from purchase through receipt
  • Be independent and motivated with the ability to work with little supervision
  • Have excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Approach work with a “no job is too small” attitude
  • Have a curious mind, always willing to learn and grow your imagination


  • Ability to switch between sitting at a computer and sometimes standing, walking, bending, reaching, and moving objects
  • Ability to lift a 50 lb package


      • Competitive Salary
      • Medical insurance: Gold plan covered at 100% for employees
      • Medical/Dental/Vision insurance
      • 401k employer match
      • Free Nugget, Employee Discount
      • Fun, lively environment
      • PTO and paid holidays

      Nugget is an equal opportunity employer and makes employment decisions on the basis of merit. Nugget policy prohibits unlawful discrimination based on race, color, religious creed, sex, gender identity, marital or veteran status, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, physical or mental disability, medical condition, genetic information or characteristics (or those of a family member), sexual orientation, pregnancy, or any other consideration made unlawful by federal, state, or local laws. It also prohibits discrimination based on a perception that anyone has any of those characteristics, or is associated with a person who has or is perceived as having any of those characteristics. All such discrimination is unlawful.

      Job Type: Salaried, Full-time
      Location: Butner, North Carolina
      Base Salary: $47,000 - $57,000 

      Apply Now!