• Buyer

    Job ID
    2018-6034
    Job Location
    US-OR-Woodburn
    Working Hours
    M - F 8am to 5pm
  • Responsibilities

    • Performs purchasing/buying duties by analyzing inventory requirements and placing purchase orders for product items in assigned categories.
    • Maintain computer item/vendor files for costing and statistical purposes.
    • Manage promotional activity
    • Experience with DPR or inventory management preferred.
    • Work with national accounts on forward buy opportunities with monthly contract pricing
    • Provide a high level of communication with our sales team and problem solve to meet customer satisfaction
    • Works directly with suppliers and cross functionally with other key business areas in the company, e.g. Receiving, Finance and Operations.
    • Input purchasing plans to maximize inventory to meet customer demand
    • Audit vendor/freight discrepancies as needed.
    • Manage LTO and Onboarding of new accounts within our demand replenishment system
    • Train to become proficient on our DPR purchasing system
    • Other responsibilities as needed

    Qualifications

    • Associates degree or higher preferred.  
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Applications: Word, Excel and Outlook.  
    • Previous purchasing experience preferred.
    • Experience with DPR preferred.
    • Highly developed negotiation skills preferred.
    • Proven track record in maintaining excellent vendor relationships.  
    • Ability to act quickly and decisively in a fast paced, dynamic environment and be a catalyst for working collaboratively in a team oriented environment. 
    • Exceptional analytical, planning, and organizational skills.  
    • Must have successful work performance, demonstrate an ability to communicate effectively, work well with others, and exercise sound judgment and display initiative and innovation on the job.
    • Ability to pass a background investigation and drug test.

    Equal Employment Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disabled.

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