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Buyer/Purchasing at Carter Lumber Inc

Buyer/Purchasing

Carter Lumber Inc Millersburg, OH Full-Time
A Carter Custom Millwork Buyer purchases various building materials and ensures that our vendors are providing the best combination of quality, service and price to our stores and customers. Determines the best products to fulfill customer needs and demands. Identifies prospective vendors and develops and maintains a strong working relationship with them. This position is accountable for profitability in the lines that is managed. Effective communication with the field, internal departments and external vendors is mandatory for the success of this position.

Requirements to be Considered for the Position:

* Previous purchasing experience in the building materials industry
* Strong knowledge of millwork and moulding products
* Understanding of buying cycles associated with millwork and moulding products
* Ability to multi task, organize, prioritize and coordinate work activities
* Exceptional analytical and problem solving abilities
* Self-motivated, team-oriented, friendly personality
* Detail-oriented; Strong communication skills
* Must have good computer skills, including knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint

Responsibilities of the Position:

Purchasing - Moulding and Millwork:

* Locates products that best fit our customer profile and presents them to management
* Places and receives purchase orders
* Searches for deals and purchases to meet store needs
* Reviews inventories and keeps locations properly stocked
* Negotiates contracts with the vendors, ensuring that vendors are providing quality products, competitive pricing and service to our stores and customers.

Product Management - Moulding and Millwork:

* Oversees inventory control; plans exit strategy for discontinued items and the return of slow selling products
* Reviews sales, turns, margins and gross profit dollars on products purchased
* Manages reload inventory

Store Support:

* Ensures that stores are receiving updated information on products including the availability, vendor information, contacts and lead times
* Assists stores with product issues including shipments, quality and defective material by communicating with the store and vendor

Benefits Provided:

* Medical Insurance
* Vision Insurance
* Dental Insurance
* Disability Insurance
* Life Insurance
* Employer-matching 401(k) Plan

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