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Equipment Parts Buyer

Posted Date: 06-04-20
Location: Warehouse - NV
Manage Others: No
Availability: Full Time

We are an equal opportunity employer

This position is to getting price quotes, preparing and placing orders timely with suppliers, coordinating the tracking of orders to ensure that they are received on time and to the correct locations as well as monitoring workload for each location to get best results. Direct involvement with all OEM’s along with coordinate supplier meetings. Direct involvement as being a direct liaison between all branches, Supplier OEM’s & Corporate Management.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities as Purchasing Buyer for both / Equipment & Parts : To secure all vendors facilitate the following to the highest degree. Also assisting when required in the following areas listed below. That all buyers:

· Equipment category expert with construction equipment suppliers as a lead liaison for negotiations, equipment quotes , online parts ordering and requisitions and expedite purchase orders

· Maintain accurate purchasing documents , excel spreadsheet spec comparisons, and vendor records

· Confirm accuracy of Purchase orders and invoices. Ensure that suppliers deliver on time and resolve issues with suppliers when shipments are late, when purchase orders are received without damaged

· Works with Accounting Department to ensure accuracy with invoices and payments to suppliers

· Becoming the liaison owning the overall relationship between the manufacture and the purchasing department along with branch location ordering and suppliers for both parts and equipment

· Document purchasing processes and procedures

· Work closely with the Inventory team, cross train, and backup as necessary

· Expedite orders as required with all OEM Suppliers

· Answer phones, direct calls, taking and relaying messages as needed.

· Prepare correspondence and documents

· Organize annual meetings and conference calls with both branch locations and with suppliers

· Coordinate & participate as a lead in OEM Supplier Meetings.

· Ability to run and create analytical reports as required

· Become a category expert for specific sourcing RFQ requirements and negotiating contracts

· Evaluate & Implements SOP’s Standard Operating Procedures for the organization

· The ability to train others within the organization correctly , precisely and accurately

· Over time become an expert in all equipment specifications assigned and placing orders with OEM equipment manufactures


· This position requires a positive attitude, fast paced personality, strong work ethic, excellent communication skills both written and verbally

· 3 years or more of experience in a purchasing , inventory control , sourcing and or customer service position

· Strong knowledge of procurement techniques, negotiating techniques attention to detail and the ability to understand complex reports, purchase orders and invoices

· Strong professional verbal skills and phone skills as the face of the organization

· Strong computer skills required in Excel, Word, PowerPoint with experience in AS400 preferred

· Must be a team player with strong time management skills with ability to embrace change

· Must be detail oriented and able to prioritize and perform a variety of tasks with varying levels of responsibilities while leading others and meeting deadlines

· Flexibility to work in a constantly growing and changing industry

· Knowledge of heavy / dirt equipment or construction operations is a plus

· Meet with OEMs yearly to discuss new equipment and options and negotiate pricing

· APICS certified is a plus

Job Type: Full-time

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