Purchase assigned products.
Problem solve and develop strategies that lead to improvement in vendor performance and profitability.
Maintain optimum product inventory levels.
Schedule and expedite deliveries.
Establish and build relationships with vendors.
Ensure accurate pricing information.
Communicate with sales personnel on deliveries, lead time and vendor updates.
Minimum one year of purchasing experience in distribution buying preferred.
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Detail oriented and ability to handle multiple changing priorities.
Skillful vendor negotiation experience.
Excellent communication and customer service skills.
Medical and dental plan, life insurance with AD&D, long term disability, health savings accounts, health and dependent care reimbursement accounts, voluntary life insurance, voluntary vision insurance, 401K with company match feature, discretionary profit sharing plan, educational assistance, paid time off, paid holidays including birthday and service anniversary.