White Cap Purchasing Coordinator in Kent, Washington
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 maintaining accurate and timely purchase order processing. Monitor stock levels and reorder merchandise to ensure proper levels. Support sales staff to process special orders and research products for customers. Serve as primary contact for associates with product and order status questions.
Major Tasks, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities
Creates accurate purchase orders by verifying specifications and pricing on project and regular stock products. Submits all purchase orders created to vendors and follows up to ensure receipt.
Researches purchase order discrepancies to identify root cause and develop action items to resolve.
Verifies all requisitions have been converted to purchase orders to fulfill orders and install dates.
Enters backorders and communicates backorder status regularly with teams. Coordinates substitute items to meet customer needs and timelines.
Ensures all products are purchased within correct price guidelines and with any and all applicable discounts. Escalates pricing discrepancies found between vendor order acknowledgements.
Enters order acknowledgements and expected delivery dates from vendors on submitted orders. Handles vendor returns, aged inventory and cancelled orders. Coordinates resolution on issues with suppliers such as over or under orders.
Assists with training new and existing associates. May work on more complex or challenging accounts.
May work with customers on claims processing to recover material and/or labor cost on defective items.
Nature and Scope
Refers complex, unusual problems to supervisor.
Under general supervision, exercises some judgment in accordance with well-defined policies, procedures, and techniques. Work typically involves regular review of output by a senior coworker or supervisor.
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Most of the time is spent sitting or standing in the same location and/or there may be a need to stoop regularly or move/lift light material or equipment (typically less than 8 pounds).
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Education and Experience
HS Diploma or GED strongly preferred. Specialized skills training/certification may be required. Generally 2-5 years of experience in area of responsibility.
Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details
SAP experience preferred.
Familiarity with vendor systems and ordering processes.
Job Locations US-WA-Kent
Posted Date 2 weeks ago (11/16/2021 10:08 AM)
Job ID 2021-47840
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.