HD Supply Purchasing Coordinator in Newington, Connecticut
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
Responsible for maintaining accurate and timely purchase order processing. Monitor stock levels and reorder merchandise to ensure proper levels. Support sales staff to process special orders and research products for customers. Serve as primary contact for associates with product and order status questions.
Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities
Creates accurate purchase orders by verifying specifications and pricing on project and regular stock products. Submits all purchase orders created to vendors and follows up to ensure receipt.
Researches purchase order discrepancies to identify root cause and develop action items to resolve.
Verifies all requisitions have been converted to purchase orders to fulfill orders and install dates.
Enters backorders and communicates backorder status regularly with teams. Coordinates substitute items to meet customer needs and timelines.
Ensures all products are purchased within correct price guidelines and with any and all applicable discounts. Escalates pricing discrepancies found between vendor order acknowledgements.
Enters order acknowledgements and expected delivery dates from vendors on submitted orders. Handles vendor returns, aged inventory and cancelled orders. Coordinates resolution on issues with suppliers such as over or under orders.
Assists with training new and existing associates. May work on more complex or challenging accounts.
May work with customers on claims processing to recover material and/or labor cost on defective items.
Nature and Scope
Refers complex, unusual problems to supervisor.
Under general supervision, exercises some judgment in accordance with well-defined policies, procedures, techniques. Work typically involves regular review of output by a senior co worker or supervisor.
Most of the time is spent sitting or standing in the same location or there may be a need to stoop regularly or move/lift light material or equipment (typically less than 8 pounds).
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
- HS Diploma or GED,strongly preferred. Specialized skills training/certification may be required. Generally 2 - 5 years of experience in area of responsibility.
Preferred Qualifications & Job Specific Details
SAP experience preferred.
Familiarity with vendor systems and ordering processes.
Job ID 2018-29718
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.