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Posted: Wed Jan 17 2024

Senior Buyer

Columbus, Ohio

Direct Hire

Primary Recruiting Services - Supply Chain

Title: Senior Buyer
Location: Columbus, OH
Salary: $55,000 - 70,000 + bonus
Benefits: PTO, Health, Dental, Vision, Flex Time, 401k
Department: Purchasing
Why You Should Apply:
  • Their office is closed the week of Fourth of July and the week between Christmas and New Years
  • Good work/life balance, not working crazy hours
  • Internal growth potential

What You’ll Be Doing:
  • Sourcing and researching new suppliers
  • Prepare inventory reports, analyze inventory levels for replenishment
  • Manage vendor relationships
  • Negotiate and set up contracts with new vendors
  • Reconcile backorders with the manufacturers.
  • Acquire all product specifications either from the manufacturer or through product review.
  • Update and enter product information in the computer system. Research product discrepancies and update the Buyers.
  • Building 3 month rolling forecast for inventory planning
  • Enter spiffs and promotions in the system for tracking purposes and prepare documentation for vendor reimbursement.
  • Work with the marketing department to ensure product information/spreadsheets for printed media and online events are compiled in a timely manner and prices are updated in our system. Attend trade shows, visit manufacturer facilities, and attend company shows as required.
What We’re Looking For:
  • Bachelor’s degree in business or related major.
  • Strong attention to detail, organizational skills and analytical ability.
  • Ability to effectively communicate, verbally and in writing, with co-workers and vendors.
  • Proficiency in Word and Excel, which requires a detailed understanding of Excel spreadsheets.

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