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Purchasing Lead- Thruway Fasteners - Vestal, NY

Company: Thruway Fasteners
Location: Binghamton
Posted on: August 6, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionThruway Fasteners, Inc. is one of the leading distributors of industrial products, supplying hundreds of original equipment manufacturers in 40 states and 28 countries. We help customers increase efficiency, drive growth, and rapidly respond to unique business challenges and opportunities. Thruway utilizes custom technology applications and vast industry specific knowledge to develop unique and flexible product management solutions. Headquartered in North Tonawanda, NY, Thruway has six branch locations across New York, Pennsylvania, and Georgia.Purchasing Lead. This role performs a variety of tasks related to the procurement process of goods and services for Thruway, Inc. Essential Responsibilities

  • Efficiently prepare purchase orders and manufacturing orders for goods and services needed; track orders to ensure on-time and accurate deliveries. Problem solves issues with Thruway's supply chain.
  • Assist Director and Manager(s) in training associates. Answer questions, guide and assist associates with managing daily tasks.
  • Analyze consumption trends and demand signals to effectively manage inventory levels
  • Be knowledgeable on Thruway's supply chain capabilities and maintain relationships with key contacts.
  • Act as the central point of contact within Procurement for supplier driven quality events, working cross-functionally with; Sales, Quality and our supply chain to ensure suppliers are involved in driving to root cause and corrective action.
    • Facilitate and provide oversight of the RMA process; including obtaining a Return Material Authorization from vendor, ensure credit issued, and a proper vendor code return is applied.
    • Send out and receive quotes for price and lead time of new / repeat buy products.
    • Keep all information accessible and organized by sorting and filing documents.
    • Strong knowledge of work instructions and procedures. Suggest improvements to increase dept. efficiency.
    • Work equally effective in an independent and a supportive team environment.
    • Proactively communicate between Thruway sales teams and suppliers. Answer questions and resolve problems that arise relative to purchase orders.
    • Basic working knowledge of industrial and electrical hardware.
    • Power user of Thruway ERP/CRM systems (GP, C-Pro, SalesPad, JLan, and Intranet)
    • Assist purchasing department management as needed.Required Qualifications
      • 2+ years of previous Procurement experience (from alternate industry)
        • or 2+ years of previous industrial distribution experience
        • or 4+ years previous high-paced office experience.
        • Strong Motivation to succeed in a multi-tasked fast-paced environment
        • Proficient knowledge of Microsoft Outlook, Word and Excel
        • Strong Organizational and Time Management Skills
        • Customer Services skills
        • Strong ability to negotiate
        • Excellent reading, typing and verbal communication and comprehension skills
        • Be a good team player that is willing to help others as needed
        • High attention to detail and accuracy Work Environment and Physical Demands:
          • Sitting 80% of time and standing/movement 20% of the time
          • Occasional travel to other branch locations and suppliersThruway Fasteners offers a comprehensive benefit program for eligible employees including; medical, dental, vision, life insurance, disability plans, accident protection, critical illness, legal shield/ID shield plans, Paid Time Off, Paid Holidays, and 401k retirement plan.Thruway Fasteners, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to engaging a diverse workforce. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, or veteran status. The chosen candidate must successfully pass pre-employment (post offer) background check and drug screen.

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