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:


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


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

inventory be in each region


Work with suppliers to expedite open purchase orders for critical items


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

programs and stock balancing


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


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

project management to solve issues and improve customer service


Develop and maintain relationships with suppliers



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

Mathematics or Economics a plus


Proficient in Microsoft Office suite


Detail oriented and analytical


0-3 years of purchasing experience


Excellent communication, customer service and organization skill

Job GroupInventory Management