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Procurement Buyer

Company: Capitol Distributing
Location: Caldwell
Posted on: May 8, 2022

Job Description:

Job Summary:
At Capitol Distributing our Buyers research, evaluate and purchase merchandise for our Warehouse. This merchandise is then resold to our customers for their retail convenient stores. The buyer will process purchase orders, negotiate with suppliers, track orders, create/maintain inventory, and quality assurance. The buyer will work with staff across departments to forecast the needs of the business and make purchase decisions based on demand.

Job Duties:
Obtains materials from suppliers at the lowest cost consistent with considerations of quality, reliability of source and urgency of need.
Analyzes quotes received, selects suppliers, and schedules deliveries.
Prepare and places orders with vendors.
Studies market trends, interviews vendors, and recommends sources of supply.
Forecasts current and future buying trends, markets, styles, and products, with attention to specified target market and demographics.
Develops and maintains relationships with wholesalers and suppliers.
Negotiates contracts with wholesalers and suppliers.
Assesses financial risks of purchases and inventory storage.
Attends trade shows, product exhibitions, and conferences to maintain current understanding of new products and trends.
Organizes product information, and tracks back orders
Performs other related duties as assigned.
Develops and maintains necessary reports and records and files for efficient operations.

Qualifications:
Requires a bachelor's degree in related field
2+ years of relevant experience working in a procurement or purchasing position.
Experience purchasing retail products a plus.
Experience supporting a distribution warehouse a plus.
Ability to negotiate through strong communication skills.
Ability to solve complex problems with minimal assistance.
Strong technology skills with procurement software and Microsoft suite.
Ability to work onsite as requested.
Occasional travel to shows and suppliers.

Keywords: Capitol Distributing, Caldwell , Procurement Buyer, Hospitality & Tourism , Caldwell, Idaho

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