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Buyer/Purchasing Agent

Company: Marshall E. Campbell Company
Location: Port Huron
Posted on: September 16, 2022

Job Description:

*Marshall E. Campbell Company is in search of knowledgeable individual to help us deliver top quality service to our loyal customers via our purchasing team.*We offer an extensive *Benefits Package*, *PAID Vacations*, *401K Matching* Program and a *Great Work Environment*!!This opportunity is located at: *2975 Lapeer Road Port Huron, MI 48060*Compensation commensurate based on experience.What You Will Do:Buyers are responsible for researching and finding products that meet our business' needs and help increase performance. A Buyer constantly evaluates different products and their prices to ensure the products are high quality and stay within the company's budget.Full Description:*REQUIREMENTS: *--- An Ideal team player (humble, hungry, and people smart)--- Must be a person of integrity and trustworthy--- Professional in appearance and presentation--- Reliable and accurate--- Excellent written and verbal communication skills; a good listener--- The aptitude and the desire to learn and keep getting better as a person and team--- Committed to driving continuous improvement and a proactive approach to process improvement--- General Industrial & electrical product knowledge--- Have knowledge using enterprise resource systems (ERP)--- Highly proficient in Excel--- Two or more years of purchasing experience preferred*PRIMARY DUTIES: *--- Generate purchase orders--- Use reports to keep improving our inventory levels--- Create returns to suppliers--- Negotiate Cost savings of high moving items--- Manage all file records responsible for--- Be part of collaborative meetings--- Meet with suppliers and negotiate pricing levels and strategies--- Communicate information to internal customers as it pertains to lines responsible--- Work with sales and marketing in developing strategies as it pertains to purchasing functions--- Train on purchasing principles as well as some product training--- Manage pricing strategies in the lines responsible for--- Identify and develop effective process improvements that will be implemented consistently--- Expediting and finding alternative sources when needed*EXPECTATIONS: *--- Manage inventory levels so our service levels meet our customers satisfaction--- Manage dead inventory, return to supplier so capital is not tied up--- Negotiate with suppliers for better pricing levels to improve margins--- Acceptable GMROI levels for the lines responsible for--- Meet company metrics as it pertains to purchasing functions--- Communicate and collaborate with all other internal customers in the company (i.e.- field sales, CSR, counter, other buyers, AP, AR, rebates, etc.)--- To fully accept and comply with all aspects of our quality policy*WORK SCHEDULE: *Monday through Friday most weeks with possible overtime to meet customer and company needs. Work schedule can vary but will normally be scheduled during regular work hours sometime between 7:00am - 5:00 pm. Average work week- 42-1/2 to 45 hours. Possible weekends on rare occasion.*PHYSICAL DEMANDS: *Computer and telephone work, sedentary position is required for a majority of the work period. Corrective 20/20 vision and hearing abilities are required.Job Type: Full-timeBenefits:* 401(k)* 401(k) matching* Dental insurance* Employee assistance program* Employee discount* Flexible spending account* Health insurance* Health savings account* Life insurance* Paid time off* Professional development assistance* Vision insuranceSchedule:* 8 hour shift* Day shift

Keywords: Marshall E. Campbell Company, Warren , Buyer/Purchasing Agent, Sales , Port Huron, Michigan

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