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PURCHASING ASSISTANT

Len The Plumber
Easton, MD
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Job Description

PURCHASING ASSISTANT - Service Today / Easton MD

Join our growing Team at SERVICE TODAY, a member of the LEN THE PLUMBER family of companies!

Full Time / Hourly

The Purchasing Assistant is responsible for sourcing Plumbing / HVAC commodities, equipment, parts and tools for Service Today, Inc. Under the direction of the Purchasing Manager, this position will provide internal customers and leverage external supplier partners to provide quality supply in a timely fashion. This position supports the install division, service division, warranty parts and warehouse replenishment.


ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:


Execute sourcing of materials to meet cost, timing and quality objectives


Partner with business unit leaders and provide excellent service in support of company goals


Negotiate with vendors to ensure pricing is in alignment with company’s profit targets


Prepare purchase orders by verifying specifications and price; obtaining recommendations from suppliers for substitute items; obtaining approval from requisitioning department


Verify purchase orders by comparing items requested to take-off sheets; clarifying unclear items; and recommending alternatives


Verify vendor acknowledgements and ensure timely delivery


Maintain good and positive working relationships with distributors, suppliers, and internal departments.


Collaborate with other departments to resolve quantity, quality, and supply issues in a timely and efficient manner


Review and resolve back orders, warranty parts and returns



QUALIFICATIONS/ABILITIES:


Ability to multi-task and prioritize in high volume

Strong communication skills and ability to collaborate internally and externally to accomplish objectives

Customer focused and result driven approach

Strong inventory and project management skills


WORKING CONDITIONS/PHYSICAL DEMANDS:


Work is performed in office and warehouse environments


Ability to lift and transport >50lbs


Flexibility to work overtime in peak season


EXPERIENCE/EDUCATION:


High School Diploma required

1-3 years experience in inventory management and materials forecasting

1-3 years experience in similar position at HVAC and Plumbing trade (ideal)

1-3 years experience in quotes, parts ordering and vendor management

Experience to Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) systems or Warehouse Management Systems (WMS) HVAC plumbing materials preferred

1-3 years relevant experience with documented / exceptional results.

Excellent Microsoft Office skills (Excel, Word, and Outlook)


Disclaimer: The above job description is not intended as, nor should it be construed as, exhaustive of all responsibilities, skills, efforts, or working conditions associated with this job.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable qualified individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this job.

EOE Rev. 11/21


Len The Plumber

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Easton, MD
21601 USA

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Business

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