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