Provide accurate pricing information on a timely basis to support the quoting activity of the company.
Manage complex requisitioned materials, components, and services using creative buying/negotiating strategies consistent with the designated quality and quantity requirements.
Maintain optimum product inventory levels.
Schedule and expedite deliveries.
Establish and build relationships with vendors.
Communicate with sales personnel on deliveries, lead time and vendor updates.
Minimum of three years purchasing experience in a distribution industry preferred.
High School diploma or equivalent.
Knowledge on principles of inventory control, purchasing, accounting, and sales.
Good negotiation and business relationship building skills.
Proficient in Microsoft Word and Excel.
Excellent communication and customer service skills.
Detail oriented and ability to handle multiple changing priorities.
Medical and dental plan, life insurance with AD&D, short term and 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.