SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYST

SUPPLY CHAIN ANALYST / JR. BUYER  

Regional office - Kansas City, MO, US

Job Title: Supply Chain Analyst – Jr. Buyer

Report to: Supply Chain Manager

 

The Buyer role will assist the Senior Buyers in daily tasks and requirements, including but not limited to, the following:

 

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Assist product managers and branch managers maintain inventory stocking profiles that support customer requirements and ensure world class delivery & service
  • Manage optical inventory levels at branch locations; maximize inventory turns, while maintaining stock levels required to service customer demand
  • Analyze market trends and delivery conditions to determine present and future material availability and schedule replenishment orders accordingly
  • Receive and validate incoming requisitions
  • Prepare & place purchase orders
  • Manage cost and address AP to PO issues
  • Prevent & reduce excess & obsolete inventory
  • Answer supplier and customer inquiries
  • Process data entry requests and conduct system inquiries
  • Follow up with suppliers on open order & delivery status
  • Adhere to company’s procurement policies and procedures
  • Manage activities to meet or exceed Inventory Report metrics
  • Respond promptly to internal inquiries
  • Assist in other tasks or projects under the supply chain group including but not limited to inventory control functions

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • Bachelor’s degree or high school diploma, 3-5 years’ experience in distribution business with 2+ years purchasing experience.

 OTHER SKILLS AND ABILITIES

  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office programs is required, Excel, Word, Outlook, etc.
  • Strong Customer Service skills and problem resolution
  • Demonstrated ability to perform and adapt in a changing environment
  • Must be able to work independently and be a self-starter
  • Ability to be effective without immediate supervision
  • Available to travel as necessary for occasional meetings
  • Work remotely if required – must reside in the Midwest region

Beacon is an equal opportunity employer

Posted
11/03/2020
Salary Range
$39,000.00 - 59,000.00
per Year
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Location
Kansas City, KS 66101, US