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Procurement Buyer

Capital Hardware Supply, LLC
Closter, NJ
  • Expired: over a month ago. Applications are no longer accepted.
Job Description

About Capital Hardware Supply, LLC: 

We are an industrial leader in HVAC and sheet metal manufacturer, serving HVAC contractors, fabricators, and resellers.  Together with our manufacturing division, Elgen Manufacturing, Inc., we provide our customers with superior quality, and an extensive line of cost effective HVAC hardware, accessories and sheet metal parts.

About this position:  

Procurement Buyer will be responsible for placing and authorizing purchase orders within assigned limits. Initiate cost reduction opportunities, negotiate cost of goods, payment terms, freight and services.  Expedites orders, tracks deliveries, resolves shipping errors, and maintains accurate records following established guidelines.  Procurement Buyer is part of Procurement Process improvements, addressing process and/or system gaps, managing supply constraints, keep and track costing files.  In this role, you will also help drive the performance of key supplier Performance Metrics.  

Key Responsibilities: 

  • Reviews daily purchasing reports and replenishment tool recommendations and determine proper quantities and items to purchase and creates purchasing documents to send suppliers

  • Maintains inventory availability while minimizing working capital investment

  • Tactical execution of stock replenishment, special order (SO), and drop ship (DS) buying where assigned while making buying decisions based on most economical method with respect to quantities, order minimums or prepaid terms and mode of transportation

  • Guarantees accurate purchase order quantities, costs, notes and terms compliance

  • Follows up with suppliers concerning order status and delivery, and communicates delivery information to impacted departments

  • Assists managers with evaluating supplier performance related to on-time delivery, fill rates, shipping errors, transfer cost improvements, branch support, and other measures

  • Determine and develop appropriate sources of supply, maintain cooperative working relationships with vendors, and stay current with products and services

  • Negotiate directly with vendors to get the best possible pricing and payment options

  • Perform cost management to identify areas of potential cost reduction and analyze the impact of pricing changes for goods and services

  • Source, find and evaluate potential vendors on existing and new products

  • Track existing product categories and help make strategic decisions on new product development or on future state

  • Identify customer complaints and work with Quality Assurance, Customer Service and overseas inspection teams to solve various product quality issues with suppliers

  • Assist internal department regarding any product-related questions and issues

  • Partner and assist with inventory planners to communicate with vendors, to ensure timely deliveries to maintain proper inventory levels at all times



  • Strong organizational skills: Attention to detail, urgency to follow up on open issues and drive toward closure, simultaneously manage multiple tasks.

  • Proactive problem definition and creative problem-solving skills

  • Quick learner with ability to work in a fast-paced, changing and challenging environment

  • Understanding of mathematical, forecasting, planning and inventory policies.

  • Superb Data Analysis, statistical understanding, and project management skills

  • Strong communication and collaboration skills


  • 3 years experience required of purchasing within supply chain environment

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Supply Chain or related field required

  • Knowledge of purchasing and inventory concepts, practices, and procedures

  • Knowledge of business performance measures

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong negotiation skills

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint, and internet navigation

Company Benefits:

We value our people and strive to create rewarding career opportunities by offering competitive salaries, year end bonus, 401K and 401K match, health insurance, dental, vision, life, LTD, and a generous Paid Time Off Package

Capital Hardware Supply, LLC


Closter, NJ



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