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Company: SelectStaffing
Location: Goleta
Posted on: October 9, 2021

Job Description:

Goleta Automotive Distribution Center is looking for an experienced Purchasing Clerk.

The Purchasing Clerk is responsible for managing assigned purchasing areas that efficiently and cost effectively support the operation.

Responsibilities:

Manage a network of vendors to ensure on-time delivery of quality product.

Understand forecasting methods (demand, trend, seasonality).

Optimize inventory across multiple distribution centers.

Build relationships with suppliers and negotiate best terms, pricing and delivery.

Place purchase orders, control inventory, ensure that stock levels are kept at appropriate levels and minimize overstock or stock out conditions.

Arrange transport of goods and track orders to point of delivery.

Partner with warehouse teams to expedite the receiving and check-in of goods and materials.

Assess quality of stock received and escalate any discrepancies to suppliers and management.

Collaborate with Merchandising, Sales and Engineering on sales events, new items, product availability and quality related issues.

Research and evaluate potential new sources of supply.

On-board new suppliers as needed.

Process requisitions and update management on status of orders.

5+ years’ experience as a buyer, replenishment re-buyer or inventory planner
Excellent computer skills: Experience with Microsoft Office Products with an emphasis
on Excel and Access.

Microsoft Navision (NAV) experience a plus

Critical thinking and negotiation skills

Strong communication skills, both written and verbal.

 

Keywords: SelectStaffing, Santa Barbara , Buyer, Other , Goleta, California

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