Rexel USA Branch Procurement Leader in Gilbert, Arizona

We are looking for a Branch Procurement Leader for Rexel USA in Gilbert AZ.

Essential Responsibilities

  • Stock procurement/replenishment for assigned branches and/or assigned supplier lines.

  • Daily review of critical items below minimum, allocations or stock outs for all responsible branches.

  • Address and process stock backorders and stock requests submitted via the system.

  • Meet or exceed defined item availability service level for assigned branches and/or assigned supplier lines.

  • Meet or exceed defined inventory turns for assigned branches and/or assigned supplier lines.

  • Work with System Planner to ensure accuracy of replenishment system data i.e. (lead-time, forecasting, standard package and buy multiplies).

  • Assist branches on special buys i.e. (promo buys) in an effort to enhance and/or protect margins and maintain acceptable inventory levels.

  • Work with branch associates to perpetuate stock sales growth for all responsible lines/branches.

  • Assist branch operations with non-conformity receipt issues.

  • Assist branches with supplier review process/workflow request submission.

  • Assist branches on project/direct buys in an effort to maximize gross margin potential through applied supplier leverage techniques.

  • Assist with any system cost maintenance issues through “Vendor Pricing” team for assigned branches and/or assigned supplier lines.

  • Assist with negotiations of supplier returns to reduce excess/dead stock.

  • Negotiate returns on requests received from Inventory Planner for all returns that are not pre-negotiated.

  • Other duties as assigned by Purchasing Director.

Skills, Knowledge, and Education

  • 3-5 Years of professional purchasing/buying experience in the Electrical Distribution Industry.

  • Excellent computer skills including MS Office products.

  • Effective communication skills with peers and branch personnel.

  • Solid mathematical skills.

  • Ability to negotiate competitive stock material acquisition cost.

  • Ability to work with branch personnel and supplier representatives to identify new potential stocking items.

  • Attention to detail.

  • Excellent time management skills.

  • Ability to prioritize and organize.