HD Supply Buyer in Gardena, California

Company Overview

HD Supply (NASDAQ:HDS) ( www.hdsupply.com ) is one of the largest industrial distributors in North America. The company provides a broad range of products and value-add services to approximately 500,000 customers with leadership positions in maintenance, repair and operations and specialty construction sectors. Through approximately 260 locations across 36 states and six Canadian provinces, the company's approximately 11,000 associates provide localized, customer-driven services including jobsite delivery, will call or direct-ship options, diversified logistics and innovative solutions that contribute to its customers' success. With an active commitment to the communities in which we operate, HD Supply associates are part of a thriving organization that supports the virtues of wellness, diversity and inclusion – all of which are top priorities for the company. Equally as important is empowering our associates to grow professionally while providing competitive benefits and compensation. If you’re ready to find a rewarding career and achieve your full potential with a growing industry leader, HD Supply is ready for you!

Job Description & Qualifications

Job Summary

Responsible for purchasing and negotiating materials, equipment and supplies from vendors as well as evaluating vendor quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Review procurement queue and analyze items for potential purchases.

  • Ensure material is placed on order. Follow up with vendors, sales and customer to confirm delivery, specifications, and pricing.

  • Coordinate flow of material from vendor to customer in a timely fashion.

  • Follow up on any order changes, cancellations, process returns and cancellations fees

  • Evaluate daily purchasing reports, prioritize purchase orders by critical need; ensure orders meet the optimal levels to maximize profit and sales.

  • Maintain product line purchasing parameters to ensure daily purchasing reports are accurate as calculated by computerized inventory system.

  • Initiate and verify price changes in the computer inventory system.

  • Monitor open orders and maintain projected delivery dates updated.

Nature and Scope

  • Works in compliance with established procedures and/or protocols. Identifies and resolves readily identifiable, clearly defined problems. Demonstrates skill in data analysis, techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information, inconsistencies/anomalies in routine research/data.

  • Nature of work requires general supervision; exercises judgment. May be paired with a mentor. Work typically involves regular process checks or review of output by a coworker and/or supervisor.

  • May provide general guidance/direction to or train junior level support personnel.

Work Environment

  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Education and Experience

  • Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Certification may be required in some areas. Generally 0-2 years of experience in related field OR MS/MA and generally 0-1 year of experience in related field.

Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details

Preferred Qualifications

  • Working knowledge of a computer based inventory management systems.

PRID

PRID133

Job ID 2018-28954

Business Unit Construction Industrial WC

Functional Area Purchasing

Remote Position? No

Position Type Full-Time

HD Supply is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. HD Supply considers for employment and hires qualified candidates without regard to age, race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law.