We are looking for a professional Purchasing Specialist
The Purchasing Specialist is responsible to coordinate activities involved with procuring goods and services such as products, equipment, and supplies, rectify problem shipments, and manage inventory to maximize turn rates.
Expectations of the Role:
Managing inventory effectively by maintaining sufficient inventory levels to maximize turn rates and uphold service level requirements.
Preparing purchase orders and fax to our suppliers, regulating ordering controls under established guidelines.
Reviewing daily order replenishment demand reports and selecting products for procurement. Studying and evaluating inventory reports and rectifying problem shipments or accounting issues.
Confirming with vendors for ship dates and notifying appropriate departments. Arranging for the return of surplus inventory to suppliers. Expediting delivery of shipments. Maintaining vendor and product records.
Working closely with several departments in the maintenance of inventory, product and vendor issues and import product orders. Collaborating with merchandising managers on new production introductions.
Attending trainings on new products.
Skills and Experience we like to see:
Associate’s Degree or 3-4 years’ related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience in the Purchasing or vendor relations field.
Proficiency in Microsoft Office to include Word and Excel is a must with the ability to type proficiently 35-45 wpm.
Prior Experience in SAP or purchasing related software.
Excellent written and verbal communication skills.
Capable to work independently or within a team environment.
Able to be organized, thorough and accurate.
Apply today! Interested candidates may submit a resume via email or fax to (315) 793-4960.
Founded in 1983, and headquartered in Utica, NY, Northern Safety & Industrial, a member of the Würth Group, is a rapidly growing national distributor of top-quality safety products, solutions and industrial supplies. Northern Safety & Industrial (NSI) offers a unique culture to over 700 associates with a strong emphasis on teamwork, personal and professional development, and continuing education and training in a nurturing environment. Because of this unique culture, NSI associates are provided the opportunity to move up in the ranks by proving themselves through individual performance. Overall, NSI and its affiliates are doing big things in the safety & MRO distribution marketplace and now is a great time to think about building your career with us.
Don’t miss this career opportunity!!
Great Compensation Package!
Ability to work in a professional and friendly work environment!
Work for an industry leader!
Excellent potential for career growth!
Comprehensive Benefits to include Medical/Dental/Vision insurances, 401K, Company paid life insurance and long-term disability, voluntary programs and much more!
Founded in 1983, and headquartered in Utica, NY, Northern Safety & Industrial is a rapidly growing national distributor of top quality safety and industrial supplies. In the midst of our rapid growth, we have acquired several companies nationwide, which has expanded our product line and allowed us to bring enhanced service to our customers.
Northern Safety and its affiliates offer a unique culture to their over 700 associates with a strong emphasis on teamwork, personal and professional development, and continuing education and training in a nurturing environment. Because of this unique culture, Northern Safety associates are provided the opportunity to move up in the ranks by proving themselves through individual performance.
Overall, Northern Safety and its affiliates are doing big things in the safety distribution marketplace and now is a great time to think about building your career in conjunction with our track record of proven success.
We may have a position that's right for you!
We respond to all inquiries, applications, and resumes we receive, and all are kept in strict confidence for your security.
Our associates enjoy paid training, a professional work environment, receive a competitive salary, and have a generous benefits package including:
Health Insurance Programs
Flexible Spending Account
401K Pension Plan
Vacation and Sick/Personal Time
Company Paid Life Insurance Policy
Education Assistance Program
Career & Leadership Development Program
Northern Safety Co., Inc. is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. Minority/Female/Disability/Veteran.