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Buyer

Date: Dec 6, 2018

Location: Dallas, TX, US, 75211

Company: NCH Corporation

NCH Corporation- Buyer

 

Join a team with over 30 years of success in the consumer pet products industry! The Retail Products Group (RPG) a division of NCH Corporation. We currently compete in key pet categories including household cleaning, training aids, supplements, outdoor cleanup, flea and tick prevention, rawhides, and grooming.  Our company is building a culture of smart, passionate and empowered teams that will help us strengthen our core as well as expand into a range of new categories through insight, innovation and strong execution. We feature a pet friendly office environment near the Bishop Arts area of Dallas.

 

If you are a team player that thrives in an analytical, fast paced atmosphere where details and accuracy are a must, please apply. The Buyer is responsible for planning, forecasting, product buys, PO receipt management and vendor/supplier maintenance. This position will help originate and manage vendor profiles and contracts working directly with marketing, sales, customer service, and operations.

 

Responsibilities

  • Reviews and places order for raw materials, finished goods, packaging, etc.
  • Maintains procurement records such as purchase orders of materials/goods purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories.
  • Contacts vendors to negotiate prices and monitors delivery schedules and expedites delivery of priority items.
  • Manage vendor relationships and assist in building effective partnerships.
  • Maintains accurate information on alternative vendors and items purchased.
  • Keeps abreast of market conditions and price changes.
  • Manage Item set up and maintenance.
  • Determines method of procurement such as direct purchase or bid.
  • Ensure shipping and timeline compliance from supplier partners.
  • Work with inventory and manufacturing teams to help maintain stocked inventory and seamless transition of goods.
  • Assist department in developing and implementing purchasing strategies for products.
  • Manage inventory levels to protect company from backorders as well as excess surplus liability.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration, Engineering, or related field
  • Minimum of 2 years purchasing experience including bidding, negotiating, and administering contracts and agreements is preferred.  Exposure to buying in Asia is a plus.
  • Thorough understanding of inventory analysis and strong analytical, mathematical and problem solving skills.
  • High attention to detail and excellent organizational skills.
  • Solid internal and external customer relationship skills.
  • Ability to effectively multi-task and meet deadlines in a fast-paced, high volume environment.
  • Capable of being self-motivated and results focused.
  • Working knowledge of ERP systems is a significant plus
  • Proficient with Microsoft software (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, etc…)
  • Strong written, verbal and presentation skills

 

BENEFITS:

We offer a full suite of benefits, employee development and recognition programs, 401K, flex scheduling, and a pet friendly office environment.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.


Nearest Major Market: Dallas
Nearest Secondary Market: Fort Worth

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