Meet Parts Express:
Parts Express is the #1 source for audio components! In business since 1986, Parts Express prides itself on earning customer loyalty by offering our customers a selection of over 18,000 quality products from the most trusted brands, including our own Dayton Audio products, all at highly discounted prices, along with superior customer service and technical support.
The primary responsibilities of the Buyer include purchasing materials, equipment, supplies and services of a specialized or complex nature in accordance with prescribed purchasing procedures, and managing optimum inventory levels for assigned products to satisfy customer service goals. Duties include reviewing and analyzing purchase recommendations, investigating and developing sources of supply and issuing and reviewing requests for quotation. A motivated individual is needed to show initiative while managing assigned products which may includedomestic and/or import commoditiesthat require a degree of product general knowledge. This position requires independent judgment and the ability to work with little supervision. The successful candidate will perform other related duties as required, including resolution of product quality or shipping concerns.
While managing inventory levels for assigned products, the Buyer will work with suppliers to insure products are delivered on time and will constantly look for opportunities to resource parts based on competitive quoting. A strong desire to provide a high level of customer service and seek individual and department improvement opportunities is expected.
Education and Experience:
The candidate for this position must have a Bachelors Degree in Accounting or Business, or in the alternative 2 years of experience in Purchasing or Inventory Management. An intermediate-level knowledge of Microsoft Excel is required, and the candidate must be proficient in merging files using VLOOKUP, as well creating pivot tables.
The Buyer needs to be well organized and detail oriented with good verbal and written communication skills. The candidate must be able to work in a fast paced, multi-tasking environment and have experience working with a Windows PC system.
The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this classification. They are not to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified. All personnel may be required to perform duties outside of their normal responsibilities from time to time, as needed.
Parts Express offers the following benefits:
Medical and Dental
Supplemental Life Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
401(k) Plan with Generous Match
Discounted Gym Memberships
Paid Community Service Opportunities
Parts Express is an equal opportunity employer and considers qualified applicants for employment without regard to race, gender, age, color, religion, national origin, marital status, disability, sexual orientation, status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws, or any other protected factor.
Job Type: Full-time
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