Distribution Management needs an analytical problem solver with exceptional communication skills to manage inventory, Sales Inquiries, purchase orders, and vendor supply chain relationships with designated suppliers of assigned product line to provide excellent customer service to its customers and optimize supply chain and inventory metrics.

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Reporting to the Director of Product Management Operations, the Purchasing Agent will:

  • Maintain appropriate inventory of stocked SKUs
  • Place and expedite purchase orders with designated suppliers managing stock levels and turns
  • Respond and Support Purchasing Inquiries from Sales and Customer Service departments
  • Manage and optimize key inventory metrics:
    • Inventory Turns
    • Backorders
    • Fill Rate
    • High Velocity Stock-Outs
  • Maintains appropriate inventory levels in assigned Distribution Center to meet customer demands
  • Facilitate and Maintains relationships with vendors and maintain high level of visibility to internal customers
  • Analyze data to determine appropriate stocking levels to meet targeted fill and inventory turn rates
  • Analyze inventory velocity and sales trends
  • Participate in inventory control and cost control measures
  • Proactively identify areas of potential improvement with the vendors assigned
  • Provide prompt, clear communication regarding relevant topics about their assigned vendors

Preferred Qualifications

  • A college degree in Business, Supply Chain or other related field is required
  • 2+ years of Purchasing experience
  • Strong business judgment, analytical and organizational skills
  • Ability to apply common sense understanding of written and/or oral instructions to carry out assigned tasks in an efficient and timely  manner
  • Fierce attention to detail
  • Multi-tasking talent
  • Strong communication skills and ability to negotiate for win-win results

 

ABOUT SUPPLIES NETWORK

Supplies Network is a national wholesale distributor offering a comprehensive line of imaging supplies, equipment, parts and thermal print products from over 80 leading manufacturers. Its award-winning Managed Print Services program offers a compelling array of services designed to minimize operational expense and risk while increasing profitability. Drop-ship orders feature reseller branding with available marketing messaging and reach 99% of customers within 1-2 days. Supplies Network is the single source for your imaging business. Visit www.suppliesnetwork.com for more information.

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