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Senior Buyer

Company: Turtle and Hughes
Location: Los Angeles
Posted on: January 16, 2022

Job Description:

Turtle & Hughes is an electrical and industrial distribution company with about 900 employees. -Our primary business is supplying and servicing utilities, electrical contractors, construction managers, and end-users. -We strive to provide the industry's most comprehensive range of services and solutions. This is how we have earned our ranking among the nation's largest independent electrical and industrial distributors.
Turtle & Hughes is seeking a skilled Senior Buyer at our Los Angeles, CA location. - This position has some remote capabilities as well.
The Senior Buyer will be responsible for sourcing, placing purchase orders, and replenishing inventory items in support of a distribution branch or location. -This role may also include the supervision of other buyers with responsibility for ensuring the team meets all KPIs (savings, AP, order fulfillment, inventory optimization, rebates and pricing optimization). -Additionally, a Senior Buyer may be assigned additional projects in support of the teams goals and objectives.
Essential Functions:
Identify and select vendors to procure requisitioned items, meeting criteria such as price, quantity, quality and delivery date
Place and manage purchase orders
Manage and optimize inventory
Identify cost savings initiatives and negotiate terms with suppliers
Optimize rebates
Manage Supplier relationships
Manage material returns
Resolve problems with suppliers including deliver, quality, pricing, lead-times
Education, Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
Bachelor's degree required
Electrical and or Industrial distribution experience required
Knowledge of sourcing, purchasing practices and procedures
Knowledge of materials, products, and the commodity markets
Skill in preparing and analyzing complex technical specifications and bids
Excellent customer service skills
Strong communication skills
Strong analytical and problem solving skills
Organization and strong attention to detail
CPIM Apics certification and/or CPSM certification preferred
MS Office Computer Skills
We offer a competitive benefits package that includes a 401(k) plan, health insurance, dental insurance, vision insurance, life insurance, paid holidays, vacation and a host of additional employee negotiated discounts.
Turtle and Hughes is an equal opportunity employer with a commitment to diversity in the workforce.

Keywords: Turtle and Hughes, Los Angeles , Senior Buyer, Other , Los Angeles, California

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