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Purchasing Expeditor in Elon, NC at Vaco

Date Posted: 2/5/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
  • Location:
    Elon, NC
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  • Experience:
    At least 2 year(s)
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Job Description

Summary of Position:

The Purchasing Expeditor is responsible for maintaining appropriate levels of inventory to fulfill optimal customer service. Facilitates and expedites the flow of materials for various projects. Deals directly with suppliers to ensure prompt and accurate delivery of goods to appropriate locations. Identifies any delivery inconsistencies or delays and takes action to resolve. Reviews orders and production schedules and prepares reports. Works on projects/matters of limited complexity in a support role.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Purchase of stock materials to quality standards and specifications to maintain appropriate inventory levels.
  • Purchase and fulfill of all backordered materials as soon as possible.
  • Expedite open purchase orders and note information in ERP tracking system.
  • Establish and maintain positive supplier relationships.
  • Maintain internal supplier pricing database.
  • Contribute to a positive work environment based on teamwork and continuous improvement.
  • Provide management team with reports and progress in meeting monthly goals.

Required Skills:

  • Microsoft Office proficiency, including Word, Excel, and Outlook
  • Two or more years in purchasing
  • Excellent organizational, problem solving, and time management skills
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Ability to create a culture of continuous improvement with forward thinking
  • Ability to analyze, track, and maintain accountabilities
  • Ability to effectively multi-task
  • Operate with high integrity and ensure same standards from subordinates
  • Strong work ethic; self-motivated