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Buyer

Location: Oklahoma City Region
Category: Finance & Accounting
Employment Type: Direct Hire
Contact: okcfajobs@addisongroup.com

A rapidly growing distribution company in the OKC metro is looking to add a Buyer to their team!  This person will be responsible for purchasing merchandise while focusing on price terms, product availability and popular trends.  APPLY TODAY!

Responsibilities:

  • Review inventory daily.
  • Meet vendors as needed with the Merchandise Manager to determine product selection, pricing and terms.
  • Issue purchase orders as needed to maintain 10 turns annually.
  • Follow up on purchase orders.
  • Expedite orders.
  • Verify shortages, back orders & mis-ships.
  • Initiate product research for any customer requests and special orders.
  • Purchase and expedite drop-ships from vendors to customers.
  • Maintain operating system for current inventory costs, special pricing and vendor information.
  • Set up new vendors and products in operating system.
  • Perform physical inventory; assist in count, research discrepancies, and enter all necessary adjustments if requested.
  • Research any shortages/overages and negative on-hand quantities.
  • Review and maintain satisfactory profit margins on cost vs. sell prices.
  • Review new vendor price lists for new products and price updates.
  • Check back order report for products available to ship.
  • Maintain vendor file/literature.
  • Execute monthly reports for review/reference.
  • Backorder report.
  • Strong involvement in the development of our Catalog. 
  • Good communication with marketing department, updating products and upgrades.
  • Remains familiar and compliant with all company policies and procedures in the performance of job duties and regarding individual activities and behaviors.
  • Maintains acceptable attendance in accordance with company policies and departmental standards.
  • Conducts self in a professional, courteous, respectful and friendly manner at all times when interacting with coworkers, clients or vendors.
  • Other duties assigned as needed.

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Merchandising, Marketing or related field, preferred.
  • High School Diploma or GED required.
  • 2-3 years purchasing/buying experience.
  • Excellent written & verbal communication skills.
  • Excellent negotiation skills.
  • Follow-up and follow-through capabilities.
  • Proficiency with MS Office with strong Excel and data entry skills.