Buyer

Logistics Leominster, Massachusetts


Description

This position will be located in Hudson, MA before moving to the Leominster facility.

About Us


At Genuine Cable Group (GCG), we are a leading North American distributor of wire, cable and connectivity solutions. GCG consists of six premier brands; SeacoastCobra Wire & CableElectro WireConnect-AirCPS Broadband and most recently, Empire.

At GCG We Make Connections Possible through a nationwide network of facilities providing the wire, cable and associated products and services that ensure connections, among families and friends, co-workers and customers, and the industrial equipment used across the country. Serving a wide variety of industries our experienced teams are Service-Oriented, Responsive and Values-Focused.

Job Description 

The Buyer will execute day-to-day transactions including Purchase Orders.  Responsible to coordinate activities involved with procuring goods and services such as raw materials, equipment, tools, parts, supplies, and advertising, for organization by performing the following duties.

Essential Functions

  • Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule
  • Selects products for purchase by testing, observing, or examining items
  • Estimates values according to knowledge of market price
  • Determines method of procurement such as direct purchase or bid
  • Prepares purchase orders or bid requests
  • Reviews bid proposals and negotiates contracts within budgetary limitations and scope of authority
  • Maintains procurement records such as items or services purchased, costs, delivery, product quality or performance, and inventories
  • Discusses defective or unacceptable goods or services with inspection or quality control personnel, users, vendors, and others to determine source of trouble and take corrective action
  • Approves invoices for payment/solves accounts payable issues
  • Expedites delivery of goods to users
  • Deals with RMA and MRB issues.
Qualifications
  • Requires a Bachelor's Degree in related field and/or equivalent work experience
  • 1-3 years of experience
  • Understanding of purchasing methods and inventory management concepts in a distribution environment
  • Understanding of logistics, basic accounting principles and warehouse operations
  • Understanding of profitability and financial impact of purchasing decisions
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of management
  • Strong negotiation skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication and relationship building skills
  • Strong verbal and written skills
  • Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment