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KGP Telecommunications LLC Buyer in Faribault, Minnesota

Buyer Job Locations US-MN-Faribault ID 2024-2061 Category Procurement/Purchasing Position Type Regular Full-Time Overview KGPCo is the go-to partner to Communications Service Providers. Our customers rely on our extensive range of network solutions and services to help them build, maintain, and transform networks that connect the world. The communications industry is evolving every day and we are at the frontline of these innovations. From ground to cloud, the work we do is transforming networks and impacting communities nationwide. It's work that happens because of our motivated teams of doers and problem solvers. Our Core Values define how we do business: * The Customer is Everything. * Relationships Matter. All of Them. * Question Things. Take Action. * Work Hard. Work Smart. Enjoy the Experience. * Growth Mindset. It's not just a job - it's a step in your career! Responsibilities SUMMARY: This position is responsible for activities associated with purchasing and expediting to meet requirements of the KGP Logistics business plan. ESSENTIAL DUTIES & RESPONSIBILITIES: The Buyer is responsible for entering new purchase orders for direct shipment (drop ships) to our customers. The Buyer is responsible for entering purchase orders for the manufacturing/AWT locations. The Buyer is responsible for responding to inquiries regarding the status of purchase orders and resolving discrepancies such as quantity, order multiples, pricing or PID issues. The Buyer is responsible for direct ship purchase order maintenance in Navision. This includes canceling, adjusting, and resending purchase orders to our suppliers as necessary. The Buyer is responsible for addressing CRM Activities and also creating and assigning activities when required. The Buyer will be utilizing Microsoft Office, Access, Navision, CRM and the SRRS Report Server. Performs other duties as requested by Procurement Supervisor. Safety Duties & Responsibilities: Adhere to, promote, and accept responsibility for compliance to Federal and Local Occupational Safety and Health Regulations, Industry Consensus Standards, and KGP Injury and Illness Prevention Program Manual. * Participate in job site safety/hazard analysis. QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Qualifications EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE: Requires High School degree or equivalent. Minimum of four years' work experience in Logistics, Marketing, or Sales. Must have a strong sense of customer service & urgency & be able to consistently meet deadlines. Must have the ability to communicate & negotiate effectively with suppliers. Must be detail-oriented and consistently produce accurate work. Must possess sound decision-making, multi-tasking, problem-solving and computer skills. Data manipulation skills via Excel, Access and other system tools or applications. LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos; ability to write simple correspondence; ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the Company. MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add and subtract 10-digit numbers, to multiply and divide with tens and hundreds; ability to perform these operations using units of American money and weight measurement, volume and distance. REASONING ABILITY: No major critical thinking required. Work follows established job aids and business rules. Ability to apply commonsense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral or diagram form; ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations. PHYSICAL DEMANDS: The physical demands described ere are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions of this position. While performing the duties of this position, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. The employee frequently is required to sit, use hands to finger, handle or feel objects, tools or controls and reach with hands and arms. Specific vision abilities required by this position include close vision, color vision, peripheral vision and the ability to adjust focus. WORK ENVIRONMENT: The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. BENEFITS: Medical, Dental, Vision and Supplemental insurance plans Flexible Spending Accounts 401(k) with Company match Generous vacation, holiday, and sick/safe time Pet insurance for our non-human family members KGPCo is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Veteran/Disability/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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