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Buyer - HVAC/Plumbing Wholesale Distribution

Company: Famous Supply
Location: Akron
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionIf you want to work with a purpose-driven organization that has a family culture, keep reading! Famous is a place for positive, growth-oriented, high-performers, not someone who's just interested in another "job" where time is traded for pay. If this resonates with you, click "Apply" and find out why Famous has been named a Top Workplace every year for over a decade! Famous Supply is growing and has an exciting opportunity for you to join our Purchasing Team! The Buyer purchases products from suppliers and ensures inventory levels are maintained at all our locations. You will negotiate with suppliers to procure high-quality products, delivered on-time, at the lowest total cost. To thrive in this role, you need to have a positive attitude, strong communication skills and the ability to efficiently manage your time. You will work directly with your peers on our Purchasing Team, branch managers, sales team, and our supplier partners.This position is based out of our corporate office in Akron, OH and allows for some remote work.Primary Job Responsibilities

  • Review requisitions and release purchase orders in a timely manner to meet customer requirements.
  • Maintain sufficient levels of inventory at our branches and distribution centers to meet customer demand while achieving company inventory turnover objectives.
  • Establish and maintain purchasing data such as price, landed cost, lead-time, order quantity, and product description.
  • Assists with product line and SKU inventory strategy (stock vs. non-stock status).
  • Expedites delivery of products and maintains credible delivery information for purchase orders. Drives suppliers for excellent delivery performance.
  • Negotiate costs with suppliers.
  • Evaluates potential suppliers and recommends sources of supply based on alignment with company expectations.
  • Stay up to date on industry and product knowledge and market trends
  • Measure and monitor purchasing and inventory metrics and strive for high performance.Experience and Skills
    • 3 years purchasing experience
    • Distribution industry experience and requisite product knowledge
    • Experience using Epicor's Eclipse ERP system
    • International freight and import compliance knowledge
    • Microsoft Office 360, Proficient in Excel
    • Ability to prioritize and multi-task
    • Thorough with keen attention to detailWhat Makes Us Famous!
      • Family Atmosphere
      • Strong Culture through our 40 Fundamentals
      • Bonus Opportunity
      • Health and Wellness Coaching
      • Learning and Development Opportunities
      • Leadership Development Program
      • Career Growth Opportunities
      • Health, Vision and Dental Insurance
      • Paid Maternity and Paternity Leave
      • 401K Employer Match
      • Paid Time Off (Vacation and Holidays)Famous Supply is a wholesale distributor committed to serving contractors, builders and remodelers in the HVAC, Plumbing, Building Products, Lighting, and Industrial/PVF segments.Since 1933, Famous has been a family-owned business that treats its associates like family. Our 5 Core Values are Family, Trust, Communication, Teamwork, and Continuous Improvement. We bring those Core Values to life every day by practicing our 40 Fundamentals for Living the Famous Way (https://famous-supply.com/famous-40-fundamentals/)!To learn more about what makes us Famous, visit Famous-Supply.com!Powered by JazzHRyziHG64Imb

Keywords: Famous Supply, Akron , Buyer - HVAC/Plumbing Wholesale Distribution, Professions , Akron, Ohio

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