White Cap Buyer in Bakersfield, California
White Cap Supply Holdings, LLC ("White Cap") serves as a one-stop shop providing concrete accessories and chemicals, tools and equipment, building materials and fasteners, erosion and waterproofing and safety products to professional contractors by meeting their distinct and customized supply needs in non-residential, residential and infrastructure end markets.
White Cap operates nearly 400 branches across the U.S. and Canada with approximately 7,000 employees, and offers nearly 450,000 SKUs to approximately 150,000 customers. White Cap includes the Brafasco and NCA brands in Canada and multiple brands that fall under Construction Supply Group.
White Cap was previously known as HD Supply Construction & Industrial and became an independent company in October 2020.
Job Description & Qualifications
Responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment and supplies from vendors as well as evaluating vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers.
Major Tasks, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities
Review procurement queue and analyze items for potential purchases.
Ensure material is placed on order. Follow up with vendors, sales and customer to confirm delivery, specifications, and pricing.
Coordinate flow of material from vendor to customer in a timely fashion.
Follow up on any order changes, cancellations, process returns and cancellations fees
Evaluate daily purchasing reports, prioritize purchase orders by critical need; ensure orders meet the optimal levels to maximize profit and sales.
Maintain product line purchasing parameters to ensure daily purchasing reports are accurate as calculated by computerized inventory system.
Initiate and verify price changes in the computer inventory system.
Monitor open orders and maintain projected delivery dates updated.
Nature and Scope
Works in compliance with established procedures and/or protocols. Identifies and resolves readily identifiable, clearly defined problems. Demonstrates skill in data analysis and techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information and inconsistencies/anomalies in routine research/data.
Nature of work requires general supervision; exercises judgment. May be paired with a mentor. Work typically involves regular process checks or review of output by a coworker and/or supervisor.
May provide general guidance/direction to or train junior level support personnel.
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Education and Experience
Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Certification may be required in some areas. Generally 0-2 years of experience in a related field OR MS/MA and generally 0-1 year of experience in a related field.
Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details
- Working knowledge of a computer based inventory management systems.
Job Locations US-CA-Bakersfield
Posted Date 2 weeks ago (11/22/2021 8:05 AM)
Job ID 2021-47958
Business Unit Construction Industrial WC
Functional Area Purchasing
Remote Position? No
Position Type Full-Time
White Cap is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. White Cap considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.