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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.


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


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


Work is performed in office and warehouse environments

Ability to lift and transport >50lbs

Flexibility to work overtime in peak season


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


Easton, MD
21601 USA



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