Rexel USA Buyer in Pensacola, Florida
We are looking for a Buyer to join our Gexpro Services team in Pensacola, FL.
Summary of Key Responsibilities:
Manage all transactional procurement activities for Program and Discrete item replenishment for assigned service centers, customers, and/or supplier lines.
Issue purchase orders or internal transfers to fulfill customer backorders or other demand generated via established processes.
Daily review of critical items below reorder points, backordered, or stocked out for all assigned service centers, customers, and/or supplier lines. Expedite purchase orders where necessary to meet customer requirements.
Meet or exceed defined fill rates for stocked items.
Follow strategic sourcing initiatives by utilizing preferred sources and contract pricing whenever possible.
Meet or exceed inventory turns targets by effectively managing purchase orders delivery dates and release schedules.
Ensure accuracy of replenishment system data i.e. (lead-time, forecasted usage, and standard package).
Assist in resolution of supplier invoice discrepancies to ensure payment within negotiated terms.
Manage the return process for non-conforming receipt issues and act as liaison between supplier and quality while assisting in the investigation and corrective action when necessary.
Resolve discrepancies on other material issues with warehouse personnel.
Control Supplier On-Time Delivery by managing early/late deliveries and by leading supplier improvement projects where necessary to manage performance.
Improve Margins and control negative Purchase Price Variance by negotiating lowest possible acquisition cost or leveraging volume and relationships to avoid price increases.
Assist in disposition of obsolete inventory by looking for opportunities to return to vendor or transform to an active part through rework or secondary processing.
Other duties as assigned.
Ability to work cross functionally with all service center personnel and supplier representatives to manage the incoming supply chain and stocking levels.
Ability to negotiate lowest possible material acquisition cost and lead times which meet customer demand schedules
Strong Attention to detail
Excellent problem solving, multi-tasking and time management skills
Ability to prioritize and organize
Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience
3-5 Years of professional purchasing/buying experience preferred
Excellent computer skills, specifically Microsoft Excel. Proven ability to create complex formulas (v-lookup, if/then statements, etc) and build pivot tables.
Effective communication skills with peers and service center personnel.
Solid mathematical skills.