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Junior Buyer

Company: Turtle and Hughes
Location: Somerset
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description Turtle & Hughes is an electrical and industrial distributor and services company with about 900 employees. Our business includes the supplying and servicing of utilities, electrical contractors, construction managers, and end-users. Additionally, we offer full integration services whereby we manage cribs and storerooms with a range of services for customers. 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 Junior Buyer to primarily support our New York/New Jersey region.This position will report to our Bridgewater, NJ location and have some remote capabilities. This entry level position will be responsible for expediting open purchase orders, managing information related to open orders, as well as, problem solving, managing returns, invoice management, purchasing goods within their assigned vendors, and deliver best in class customer service. Core Responsibilities

  • Learn to source and place purchase orders
  • Manage information within the ERP system concerning back-orders, expected ship dates, etc.
  • Proactively communicate with the sales team as it pertains to their open orders and back-order dates.
  • Assist buyers with assigned current projects.
  • Procure assigned items as required
  • Support inventory management processQualifications
    • BA/BS preferred, not required
    • MS Office (including Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint)
    • Problem solving and analytical skills
    • Communication skills (verbal & written)
    • Ability to be a self starter, organize and prioritize work
    • Ability to work both onsite and offsite as required. (this role will require both, as we are in a hybrid work environment)
    • Understanding procurement in a distribution environment a plus
    • Must possess a willingness to learn. 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, Trenton , Junior Buyer, Other , Somerset, New Jersey

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