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Commodities Buyer

Company: Builders Warehouse
Location: Aurora
Posted on: January 19, 2023

Job Description:

Looking to join a growing company! Enjoy the lumber and building industry? Interested in personal growth potential?
A proactive, supportive, advisory resource to maximize team member sales opportunities through acquisition and administration of assigned products, managing inventory costs, delivery and supply.
Actively manage all assigned inventory (as selected by the Director of Procurement) from first inquiry to final sale of the product.
Develops sales, gross profit and stock turn goals annually.
Ensure all files and databases are maintained and updated.
Build a working understanding of, and provide financial analysis for, the products assigned to the department.
Determine and maintain inventory levels.
Analyzes market trends and offerings to assist in development and execution of merchandise stock assortments, business strategies and goals for assigned product departments.
Help develop and maintain variable pricing models by department and store levels.
Create and execute automated methods of replenishment.
Works closely with team members to address and maximize business opportunities, providing market information and gathering data.
Prepares monthly information bulletins and team members training seminars as appropriate.
Negotiates with vendors to obtain most favorable prices, programs, VPP and allowances to achieve sales and profit objectives.
Maintain liaison with suppliers, collect data and other information required for proper execution of buys.
Prepare financial analysis reports on suppliers utilizing internal tools.
Participate on special projects (as assigned or self-perpetuated). Set objectives, determine action plans and set target completion dates.
Performs other related duties as assigned.

Ability to work and communicate effectively in a team environment.
Ability to partner with, collaborate with and influence internal and external team members
Proficient in Point-of-Sale software, Epicor Bistrack or other
Proficient in MS Office and Google applications (Gmail, Shared Drive, Excel, Word, Etc)
Working knowledge of the product groups you are assigned
Ability to manage multiple tasks concurrently; flexible
Completes assignments in a timely manner
Strong organizational and project management skills
Strong analytical skills and attention to details
Self-starter with ability to draw conclusions and find solutions
Demonstrate a professional and positive demeanor
Two-Five years purchasing and inventory control experience preferred
Supervision level
Ability to work independently a must
KPI's reviewed monthly
Internal and external contacts
Interaction daily with all Builders Team Members
Interaction daily with current vendors/suppliers
Participation level of policies and procedures
Assists in creation of inventory control and purchasing policies and procedures
Reporting relationships
Reports to the Director of Procurement

$45,000 - $75,000

Vacation Leave
Sick Leave
6 Holidays
Employee Discount
401k Retirement Plan (with company match)

Medical and Dependent Flex Accounts
HSA Account

Background check and pre-employment drug test required.

Builders serves the Nebraska and Colorado markets plus the surrounding areas. We are a family oriented company seeking constant improvement to support services and being proactive in meeting our customer needs. We do this by building relationships with our customers in order to help them achieve their project goals with teamwork oriented staff, quality products and outstanding customer service. Our customers include contractors, builders, re-modelers and do-it-yourselfers. We offer building materials and home improvement essentials.
Each location/department within our organization plays a vital role in helping our customers determine the best solutions for their project, home or commercial needs. Working as a core TEAM we guide our customers from start to finish no matter how large or small. Our TEAM sells, designs, builds and installs the products needed to assist our customers in achieving their goals. Customer Service is KEY to Exceeding our Customers Expectations.
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Keywords: Builders Warehouse, Aurora , Commodities Buyer, Accounting, Auditing , Aurora, Colorado

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