White Cap Branch Buyer in Woodinville, Washington
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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.
Familiarity with vendor systems and fulfillment/ordering processes.
SAP experience preferred.
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For Washington job seekers:
Washington law requires the posting of the salary range for advertised jobs. This range is determined based on market data and internal pay practices to establish a minimum and maximum value for a job. Individual base pay is determined based on a variety of elements including experience, skills, internal equity and other factors. For additional details on benefits, please review the full job description on White Cap Jobs (https://whitecap.jobs/)
Functional Area Sourcing
Recruiter Lanaro, Gabriela
Req ID WCJR-011619
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.