Anixter Associate Buyer in Glenview, Illinois

Associate Buyer

Date Posted11/28/2018

LocationGlenview, IL

CountryUnited States of America

Job TypeFull-Time Regular

Position IdEB-2068165213

Job Description

Position Profile:

The world-wide

Headquarters of Anixter, located in Glenview IL, is seeking an analytical,

results-driven, entry-level candidate for an Associate Buyer position.

This position is responsible for daily replenishment of their assigned vendor

lines to best service our customers across our North American warehouse locations.

You would be responsible for managing a multi-million dollar inventory

portfolio while being accountable for providing great customer service and

meeting inventory turn goals.

Responsibilities & Duties:

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Purchase material into over 50 locations across North America, using past sales

data, customer forecasts, and supplier lead times to maintain inventory at

appropriate levels

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Analyze sales trends and customer forecasts to determine where and how much

inventory be in each region

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Work with suppliers to expedite open purchase orders for critical items

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Reduce the amount of excess & obsolete inventory by utilizing vendor return

programs and stock balancing

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Coordinate inventory deliveries with our sales team to make sure we meet or

exceed customer expectations

·

Monitor key performance metrics including inventory turns, service levels, and

supplier lead times

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Collaborate with sales, accounts payable, operations, marketing, finance and

project management to solve issues and improve customer service

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Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers

Requirements:

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Associates or Bachelor's degree; coursework in Supply Chain, Operations,

Mathematics or Economics a plus

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Proficient in Microsoft Office suite

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Detail oriented and analytical

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0-3 years of purchasing experience

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Excellent communication, customer service and organization skill

Job GroupInventory Management

DistributionYes