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White Cap Branch Buyer in South Salt Lake City, Utah

Company Overview

Previously known as HD Supply - Construction & Industrial and now know as White Cap Supply Holdings, LLC ("White Cap"), White Cap is made up of four distinct businesses called White Cap, Contractors' Warehouse, Brafasco, and most recently Construction Supply Group.

White Cap has over 400 locations across 46 US States and 8 Canadian Provinces. Approximately 7,400 associates provide support for more than 230,000 customers.

In addition to value-add services, White Cap offers a portfolio of 400,000 SKUs that include concrete accessories and chemicals, engineered materials and fastening systems, steel products, tools and equipment, building envelope, safety and consumables, and wood products.

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Responsible for maintaining accurate and timely purchase order processing for sold product to support the selling of non-stocked material or product sold in excess of current on-hand quantities.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities, and Key Accountabilities

Creates accurate purchase orders. Follows up with vendors, sales and customers to confirm delivery, specifications and pricing.

Monitors open purchase orders and maintain projected promise date updates. Follows up on any order changes, cancellations, process returns and cancellations fees.

Initiates and verifies price changes in the inventory system. Ensures all products are purchased within correct price guidelines and with any and all applicable discounts.

Coordinates the flow of material from vendor to branch or customer direct according to service level agreements.

Monitors daily backorder report to ensure product is on order and will arrive prior to expected customer requested date. Enters backorders and communicates backorder status regularly with teams. Coordinates substitute items to meet customer needs and timelines.

Communicates with senior buyer as needed to place orders for stock material or sold non-stock material that can be added to a stock purchase order.

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.


Work Environment

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

Preferred Qualifications

  • Familiarity with vendor systems and fulfillment/ordering processes.

  • SAP experience preferred.



Job Locations US-UT-South Salt Lake City

Posted Date 3 weeks ago (9/30/2021 9:23 AM)

Job ID 2021-45577

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.