Jr Buyer

Birmingham, AL, USA | Plantation Patterns | Full-time

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Summary

 

Jr Buyer will be purchasing a variety of products for multiple locations, maintaining the replenishment process, initiating communication with suppliers/internal departments, and reconciling receipt discrepancies, as needed. The position will manage data into our ERP and assist Sourcing-Purchasing Manager in other special projects.   

 

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following with other duties as assigned:

 

  • Issue purchase orders, both outside and inside the ERP System
  • Update internal departments on key data points
  • Maintain supplier data and reports
  • Develop and maintain replenishment reorder quantities to support seasonal cycles at multiple sites
  • Performs other duties assigned.

 

Qualifications

 

  • Attention to detail
  • Discipline to create and maintain processes, record keeping and communication
  • Experience using Microsoft Office and Excel
  • Experience using and understanding ERP System

 

Requirements

 

Education and/or Experience

 

  • Associate’s or bachelor’s degree or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Experience working in Purchasing or Supply Chain environments with ERP experience a plus

 

   Purchasing-Supply Chain Orientation

 

Demonstrate discipline in maintaining defined Purchasing and Supply Chain guidelines. Able to take action for on-time supplier deliveries with effective communications to affected parties. Display professionalism at all times and able to work to tight timelines.

 

Physical Demands - Extended Computer Use; Occasional travel to designated Alabama sites

 

Work Environment - Office Setting