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Purchasing Coordinator

Website HornerXpress, Pacso Inc.

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Position Summary

We are currently seeking a candidate who can wear multiple hats. The right candidate for this role will be motivated and be willing to help in multiple areas of the business. The primary function of this role will be buying and vendor relationships with inventory and customer service as secondary roles. Having the right attitude is critical in this role as well as the ability to handle multiple projects and issues at the same time.

Key Responsibilities:

• Complete responsibility for assigned vendors

• Monitor usage and then purchase adequate amount of products for stock

• Negotiate the best price and terms with vendors

• Fax Purchase Orders to vendors along with shipping information

• Back-up Inside Sales when necessary for customer service

• Supply Customer Service by providing technical information to clients

• Respond to Customer Service inquiries/ Discuss quote needs

• Review orders for stock items and approve quantities needed or place order

• Identify Key Items for all vendors • Implement “buy back” programs for all new product brought in from vendor

• Develop / monitor “Never Out of Stock” items to minimize back orders

• Review Open P/O report to track / cancel existing P/O’s

• Analyze items with low volume sales, evaluate inventory levels, promote movement

• Aggressively approach vendors for RGA of items not turning over

• Initiate development of discount programs with B and C level vendors

• Interface with receiving department for various duties • Interface with the Inventory Control Department to maintain integrity with the system

• Determine if product needs to be purchased from vendors

• Have all vendors confirm P.O.’s by fax or e-mail (correct if needed). • Negotiate with vendors and freight companies for best pricing

• Maintain inventory turns between 10 & 12 with minimal back orders • Run inventory management report by turns (adjust min/max) on a weekly basis

· Update month end inventory registers on a weekly basis

• Establish/adjust minimum and maximum levels of product

• Determine if intra-branch transfers are needed on a daily basis Run open purchase order report to keep up-to-date with any shipping changes

• Authorize all vendor invoices for payment

• Authorize freight bills and vendor invoices for payment

• Authorize warehouse and vehicle expenses

Other Requirements:

• Positive, enthusiastic and flexible attitude

• Team player mentality

• Proficient in Microsoft Office

• Strong communication skills

• Strong organizational skills

• At least 1 year of swimming pool and industry knowledge

• One year experience in purchasing

• Knowledge of FACTS a plus

• Inventory CAP Program Graduate within 1st year of position

• Self-motivated, organized, positive mental attitude

Compensation & Benefits

• Participation in the Team Horner Employee Stock Ownership Plan • Tuition reimbursement

• Ongoing industry training

• Yearly performance and long service awards and events

• Paid time off: Holiday, Vacation and Personal

• Health, dental and vision insurance offered

• Short/Long term disability insurance offered

• 401K and Roth offered

• Extensive wellness program including one-to-one coaching, healthy living seminars, exercise facilities and classes, stand-up desks and many other great incentives

• Positive and friendly work environment

• Merchandise discounts

…and so much more!

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