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Buyer

Company: Prince Corporation
Location: Racine
Posted on: January 22, 2023

Job Description:

Summary/Objective Maintains the warehouse stock levels by analyzing demand, preparing and forwarding purchase orders; verifies receipt of items; authorizes payment. Coordinates with outside vendors to maintain accurate item information. Additionally, coordinates direct shipments between outside vendors and customers. Buyer may be assigned to one of several division managers, but must be able to work across all areas of the purchasing department as needed.Essential FunctionsReasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.Responsible for purchasing the complete lines for the division vendors, keeping inventory levels within the division goal, while maintaining a minimum 98% fill rate on stock A & B items and minimize slow moving inventory.Responsible for reviewing all invoice issues to identify root cause in order to make corrections in a timely manner as needed by accounting.Investigate issues such as shortages and damage from receiving product to identify any adjustments that are needed. Report and collaborate with vendors to resolve and request credits.Coordinate any Drop Shipment quoting and processing.Coordinate all traffic requirements with dispatch.Responsible for maintaining Warehouse " X" for damaged and returned items for the Division's assigned Vendors.Process monthly requests to receive credit for Damaged and Defective merchandise from vendors.Assist manager as needed with system maintenance of all types for assigned vendors to ensure all information is accurate and completed in a timely manner.Prepare inventory needs based on monthly promotional sheets and packets from Marketing, as needed.Participant in any ad-hoc activity on an as needed basisCompetenciesKnowledgeable in Microsoft Office products with emphasis in ExcelMust excel in logical and analytical Math skillsAbility to meet deadlines in a timely manner.Ability to work safely.Have professional and courteous phone skills at all times.Ability to work in an efficient manner.Ability to communicate effectively with all members of the company to ensure proper exchange of information.Must be able to read and write and communicate fluently in English.Must be able to maintain a high level of accuracy.Must have excellent organizational skills.Must have excellent problem-solving skills.Must be able to multi-task with high efficiency.Knowledge in AS400, Inventory Management software and query a plus.Supervisory ResponsibilityThis position has no supervisory responsibilities.Work EnvironmentThere are no hazards in performing this position. Some heavy lifting up to 50 pounds may be required. This position works from our Marshfield, Wisconsin office.Physical DemandsThis position may require some heavy lifting. The employee is required to sit for long periods of time.Position Type/Expected Hours of Work This is a full-time position. Hours of work are Monday through Friday, first shift, 40 hours per week.TravelTravel seldom required.Required Education and ExperienceProficient at Microsoft Office programs with an in-depth knowledge in Microsoft Excel required.Associate or Bachelor's Degree in Business, Marketing, Procurement, Finance or related field preferred or equivalent experience of 3+ or more years.Advanced Math Skills, accounting basics.Excellent interpersonal skills on the phone and in personAbility to resolve complex problemsStrong organizational skillsKnowledge in AS400, Inventory Management software and query a plus.Other DutiesDuties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

Keywords: Prince Corporation, Racine , Buyer, Other , Racine, Wisconsin

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