Anixter Associate Buyer in Woodbury, New York

Associate Buyer

Date Posted9/19/2017

LocationWoodbury, NY

CountryUnited States of America

Job TypeFull-Time Regular

Position IdEB-1622417888

Job Description

Associate Buyer

Position Profile:

Tri-Ed, an Anixter company, 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 at our 50+ 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 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, product management, 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, 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 skills


· Paid vacation that increases over time

· Medical, Dental, Vision and Life insurance offered

· Paid national holidays

· 401(k) with match

· Flexible spending account to allow for certain health and commuting expenses to be paid with pre-tax dollars

· Employee referral program

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran

We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

Job GroupPurchasing