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Purchasing - Purchasing/Inventory Controller (Non-Exempt)

Company: Hajoca Corporation
Location: Hudson
Posted on: May 26, 2023

Job Description:

Since 1858, Hajoca has been blending the strengths and clout of a large company with freedom and opportunity for employees. The company will continue to grow and prosper because our fundamental business philosophy works: emphasis on entrepreneurial spirit, expert knowledge, strong incentives for our employees, and devotion to Hajoca's proven business principles of "Service, Integrity, Reliability."

Job Summary

The Purchasing Agent/InventoryController is responsible for procuring merchandise for resale, and forinventory management. He/She enthusiastically negotiates with vendors to obtain the bestpricing, delivery and terms of purchase ensuring optimal order fill rates and customer satisfaction

The Purchasing Agent/Inventory

Controller is responsible for procuring merchandise for resale, and forinventory management. He/She enthusiastically negotiates with vendors to obtain the bestpricing, delivery and terms of purchase ensuring optimal order fill rates andcustomer satisfaction.

Job Duties
---Analyze product on hand and projected product sales.
---Create vendor Purchase Orders to maintain right product mix, optimum shelf quantities,and satisfy projected product sales.
---Monitor vendor shipments and receipt of merchandise to ensure that they are withinacceptable parameters established by the Profit Center Manager.
---Meet or exceed the Profit Center targets for fill rate/service levels, annual inventory turns of and slow-moving/devalued inventory levels
---Perform daily cycle counts, research and resolve all inventory discrepancies.
---Negotiate with and maintain successful relationships with suppliers/vendors.
---Perform required file maintenance to products, price and buy matrices; communicate withProduct File Administrator as necessary.
---Monitor merchandise returns to ensure timeliness and credit accuracy.
---Maintain market intelligence and report changes in pricing levels and potential problemareas or conditions that could adversely affect the Company's procurementposition.
---Perform other reasonably related duties as assigned by immediate supervisor and othermanagement as required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities
---Able to analyze sales and procurement data, and understand market trends to make thebest purchasing decisions.
---Possesses excellent verbal communication and negotiation skills.
---Able to build and maintain a positive working relationship with vendors, customersand co-workers.
---Energetic, self-motivated and able to work independently.
---Able to learn and operate (keyboard and mouse) the applicable software system(Eclipse, Mincron) used to create, process and monitor purchase orders, and to producereports for analysis.
---Read, write, speak and understand English.
---Add, subtract, multiply, and divide, using whole numbers, common fractions, anddecimals.

Education, Training, Experience
---High school diploma or equivalent
---1+ years purchasing and inventory control experience, wholesale distributionexperience preferred
---Knowledge of products sold in the Profit Center preferred
---Use Microsoft Office software (Outlook, Word, Excel) to communicate via email, tomaintain vendor contact files, appointment calendar and to analyze vendor purchasesand sales data

Physical Demands

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met byan employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Sitting (in chair) 77%

Standing 15%

Walking 8%

Lifting up to 40 pounds Occasionally

Carrying up to 40 pounds Occasionally

Pushing/Pulling up to 60 pounds Occasionally

Controls Use of both hands and arms and use of both feet and legs

Strength level Moderate

The following movements and senses are required in this job: Hand

and finger dexterity, stooping, kneeling, talking, hearing, near vision, farvision, peripheral vision, color vision, and depth perception.

Environmental Conditions

The incumbent is exposed to the following conditions in the job:

Warehouses with no climate control, potentially hazardous equipment (such as forklift trucks, mechanical lift gates, hand tools, manual material handling equipment, ladders, and rubber retention straps). The Profit Center may stock, sell and use hazardous materials - PVC pipe cement, pool chemicals, torch gas, propane gas, solvents, etc. You may be required tohandle these materials.

FLSA Status


Hajoca Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled).

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected category pursuant to federal, state or local laws and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any such categories/status. Hajoca values diversity, equity and inclusion and this policy applies to all employment practices at Hajoca. Hajoca is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities including, but not limited to, during the application process. Please let us know if you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability.

We are a drug free workplace. Employment is contingent upon pre-employment drug screening, and successful completion of a background investigation subject to any federal, state and local laws.

Other details

  • Pay Type Hourly

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