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Buyer Assistant

Best Materials Phoenix, AZ
  • Expired: 25 days ago. Applications are no longer accepted.


Best Materials is seeking a top candidate who is very detail oriented, innovative and brings enthusiasm to our growing team. The purchasing functions are a vital and demanding portion of our business, leading the organization in nourishing vendor relationships through cost negotiations, terms, and order fulfillment support. This position will report to the Purchasing Manager.


  • Ensure adequate inventory levels to support customer orders.
  • Perform root-cause analysis in any areas of significant failures (e.g stock-in %, high backlog, overstock inventory, vendor delays) in a timely manner.
  • Identify inactive/excess products for redistribution, return or resale.
  • Ensure vendors are performing optimally and help resolve any issues with vendors expeditiously.
  • Creation and submittal of purchase orders.
  • Create and maintain long-term business relationships with suppliers.
  • Purchase of all materials for the best price and quality.
  • Monitor and drive performance to improve on-time delivery of inbound and outbound shipments.
  • Other duties and responsibilities as required


  • HS diploma required; some college preferred
  • 1-3 years of relevant experience preferred
  • 1+ years experience with SAP Business One preferred
  • Competent in computer skills in MS Office, including Word, Power point, and Excel
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills across all levels of the organization Some knowledge of inventory control procedures
  • Strong attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent analytical and statistical skills
  • Must be a self-starter and able to both work alone and in a team environment

Best Materials

About Best Materials: Best Materials is the #1 ranked roof and specialty building supply website in the world with tremendous growth. We have a great company culture, which combines a focus on excellent customer service with a superior teamwork effort. We view our co-workers like family and treat each other with great respect. We all do what it takes to meet the customer needs.


Phoenix, AZ