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The Purchasing Agent will maintain current customer and vendor relationships and assist with inventory control to include inventory review to reduce and eliminate any obsolete materials.
Your career path has many avenues available for you to succeed. Are you looking to advance at a rate that matches your ambition and skill set? At Company, we understand and want to invest in you. With our multi-career options, you’ll not only be able to find the adventure you are looking for today, but can be confident that new opportunities will be there for advancement in your future.
At Company, we know that our employees are our number one asset. We seek to recruit and retain the right people who are passionate about our business and we provide opportunities for our employees so that they may progress within our company based on their talents, experiences, and their aptitude.
Maintain current customer and vendor relationships
Assist wtih inventory control to include inventory review to reduce and eliminate any obsolete materials
Analyze data to optimize inventory turns and maintain sufficient inventory to meet customer demands
Work efficiently with other internal departments in the branch
Other duties as assigned
High School diploma is required. Bachelor's degree preferred
3+ years experience in purchasing or relevant business experience is required; preferably in a distribution environment
Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required
Computer skills to include Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook
Must be able to multi-task and must be detail oriented
Must be a problem solver and demonstrate good negotiation skills
AS400 experience is highly preferred
So, what are you waiting for? A new career awaits you with endless opportunities.
Company is a global leader in the Cleaning & Hygiene, Food Processing, Grocery, Health Care, Non-Food Retail, and Safety industries. We have grown both organically and through acquisitions to sales in excess of $10 billion. Company North America is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Company North America owns and operates more than 100 warehouses and serves all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and parts of the Caribbean and Mexico. With more than 5,000 employees and 400,000 plus supplies, Company is regarded as a leading supplier in North America.
Company offers competitive salaries, a comfortable work environment, and a full range of benefits including a 401k with a company match.
Company has a tradition of commitment to equal employment opportunity. It is the established policy to attract and retain the best qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex/gender (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status as provided by law.
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The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
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