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Junior Buyer

Company: Turtle
Location: Somerset
Posted on: May 23, 2023

Job Description:

Turtle & Hughes is seeking a Junior Buyer to primarily support our New York/New Jersey region. This position will report to our Somerset, NJ location and have some remote capabilities. Why Turtle?Are you looking to join a growing team of dedicated, driven, and passionate people who emphasize a work environment based on respect, collaboration, and diversity?At Turtle, you will play a key role in our goal to listen, learn, and be helpful to every customer in need. With over 900 employees, spanning across the US, Canada, Mexico, and Puerto Rico, you believe that our people are our most valuable assets. Through our culture of innovation, education, and accountability, you ensure to create a space where Everyone Matters. We believe that EVERYONE can do extraordinary things and our mission is to create workplace that empowers our employees to be successful. It explains why our history spans 100 years and has led our standing as one of the nation's largest independent electrical industrial distributors. You believe that by making the right choices, you can find the right solutions. That's how we built our past. That's how we'll build our future. About the RoleThis 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. What You'll Do

  • 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 processWho We Are Looking For
    • 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)
    • Prior experience in distribution preferred especially electrical purchasing
    • Understanding procurement in a distribution environment a plus
    • Must possess a willingness to learn. What We OfferWe offer a competitive benefits package that includes:
      • 401(k) plan
      • Health insurance
      • Dental insurance
      • Vision insurance
      • Life insurance
      • Paid holidays
      • Vacation
      • Employee negotiated discountsWho We AreFounded in 1923, Turtle is a fourth-generation, family-owned, and three-generation women-owned business, and one of the nation's largest independent electrical and industrial distributors. Headquartered in Linden, NJ, our Electrical Distribution division operates 14 branches spanning from coast to coast. It is a significant force in the engineering and procurement of power distribution, automation, lighting, and energy projects, offering integrated services for the industrial and construction markets. Turtle & Hughes Integrated Supply (THIS) division provides on-site MRO procurement, cost-saving, and spend analytics across the US and in Canada, Puerto Rico, and Mexico.What to Do NextYou can begin by filling out our application online. If you want to learn more about Turtle, please visit our website or our social medias! LinkedIn: Instagram: Turtle is proud to be is an equal opportunity employer that is committed to diversity and inclusion in the workplace. We prohibit discrimination and harassment of any kind based on race, color, sex, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, disability, genetic information, pregnancy, marital status, military or veteran status, or any other protected characteristic as outlined by federal, state, or local laws.

Keywords: Turtle, Trenton , Junior Buyer, Other , Somerset, New Jersey

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