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Purchasing Associate

Company: U.S. Electrical Services, Inc.
Location: Cranbury
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Empower your Future at USESI U.S. Electrical Services, Inc. is the country's largest independent electrical wholesale distributor comprised of 10 regional businesses, over 100 years of experience, $100M+ in inventory, and more than 1,500 employees.
The Purchasing Associate is responsible for replenishing the stock that is sold by the company, for implementing the company's general purchasing policies, and for controlling inventory levels.
Primary Responsibilities: * Replenishes stock for all locations on assigned vendors to meet customer service expectations, inventory performance goals, and to support all aspects of sales and sales goals of the company. * Maintains good relations with suppliers and ensures that the company receives favorable terms and competitive costs from suppliers. * Maintains a strong knowledge and understanding of current market conditions by conducting interviews with suppliers; relays relevant information to the Director of Purchasing. * Monitors freight, transfers and other costs associated with stock purchases and keeps to a minimum. * Maintains accurate product file in all aspects: item description, minimum buy package, etc., including cost in conjunction with the PFA group. * Proactively communicates with branch and corporate personnel via email, job queue, and other means. * Diligently reviews procurement queue to address emergency orders. * Searches for new products and seeks better negotiated costs with suppliers. Looks for opportunities in vertical and horizontal markets. * Negotiates the return of excess and slow moving products Requirements: * High School Diploma or equivalent. * 2+ years of industry experience preferred but not required. * Commitment to and demonstration of high ethical standards governing professional behavior, including the ability to maintain information in a confidential manner. * Must be proficient in Microsoft Office. * Must have excellent communication skills. * Strong process orientation and systems-thinking capability. * Proven attentiveness to detail coupled with problem analysis and resolution skills. * Demonstrated time management and organizational skills, including an ability to plan and manage multiple priorities simultaneously. * Demonstrated capability to interface and maintain effective relationships with all organizational members. * Intermediate skills in excel. Job type: Full-time It is the policy of USESI and its affiliates to consider applicants for all positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender identity, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any other legally protected status. At USESI, we believe that our benefits should make a difference-to you, your job, and the life you lead outside of work. We are dedicated to supporting our most valuable asset, our employees! Full-time employees are eligible for the following comprehensive benefit plan: * Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx coverage * TeleMedicine * Matching 401(k) * Company-paid Life Insurance + (AD&D) * Supplemental Life Insurance * Short and Long Term Disability * Flexible Spending Accounts * Employee Assistance Program (EAP) * Choice of Voluntary Benefits including identity theft

Keywords: U.S. Electrical Services, Inc., Trenton , Purchasing Associate, Other , Cranbury, New Jersey

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