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White Cap Senior Buyer - Commodities in Texas

A position at White Cap isn’t your ordinary job. You’ll work in an exciting and diverse environment, meet interesting people, and have a variety of career opportunities.

The White Cap family is committed to Building Trust on Every Job. We do this by being deeply knowledgeable, fully capable, and always dependable, and our associates are the driving force behind this commitment.

Job Description / Qualifications

Job Summary

Supports the Commodity Leader through execution of the purchase and ownership of inventory and facilitating inventory strategy alignment for the Company.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

Facilitates and executes inventory Strategy Alignment including ensuring appropriate service levels, inventory turns, inventory performance, best cost determination and supplier alignment.

Works with Account Managers and Inside Sales in identifying new opportunities, developing sales solutions, closing sales opportunities and negotiating pricing.

Establishes and maintains appropriate local supplier relationships.

Forecasts inventory needs for suppliers and sets appropriate inventory Min/Max's.

Understands competitive landscape and utilizes intel to facilitate strongest buys.

Responsible for resolution of aged/damaged inventory.

Nature and Scope

  • Identifies key barriers/core problems and applies problem solving skills in order to deal creatively with complex situations. Troubleshoots and resolves complex problems. Makes decisions under conditions of uncertainty, sometimes with incomplete information, that produce effective end results.

  • Independently performs assignments with instruction limited to the expected results. Determines and develops an approach to solutions. Receives technical guidance only on unusual or complex problems or issues.

  • May oversee the completion of projects and assignments, including planning, assigning, monitoring and reviewing progress and accuracy of work, evaluating results, etc. Contributes to employees' professional development but does not have hiring or firing authority.

Work Environment

  • Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.

  • Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.

  • Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.

Education and Experience

Typically requires BS/BA in a related discipline. Generally 5-8 years of experience in a related field OR MS/MA and generally 3-5 years of experience in a related field. Certification is required in some areas.

Preferred Qualifications

Complex Problem solving, Excel, Advanced communication skills.

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Functional Area Sourcing

Recruiter Bickerton, Andrew

Req ID WCJR-017958

White Cap is an Equal Opportunity Minority/Female/Individuals with Disabilities/Protected Veteran and Affirmative Action Employer. White Cap 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.

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