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WESCO International, Inc.

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Warrendale, PA

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Responsible for placing and authorizng purchase orders within assigned limits. Expedites orders, tracks deliveries, resolves shipping errors, and maintains accurate records following established guidelines.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
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\u2022 Reviews daily purchasing reports and system recommendations and determines proper quantities and items to purchase and creates purchasing documents to send suppliers.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
\u2022 Maintains inventory availability while minimizing working capital investment.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
\u2022 Tactical execution of stock replenishment, special order (SO), and drop ship (DS) buying where assigned while making buying decisions based on most economical method with respect to quantities, order minimums or prepaid terms and mode of transportation.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
\u2022 Guarantees accurate purchase order quantities, costs, notes and terms compliance.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
\u2022 Ensures electronic data interchange (EDI), automated stock replenishment (ASR/VMI), emailed and faxed orders reach suppliers.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
\u2022 Follows up with suppliers concerning order status and delivery, and communicates delivery information to impacted departments.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
\u2022 Reviews daily supplier shipping error notices and takes appropriate action.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
\u2022 Reviews quarterly excess and inactive inventory reports and negotiates with suppliers to obtain return goods authorizations on excess and inactive material.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
\u2022 Assists managers with evaluating supplier performance related to on-time delivery, fill rates, shipping errors, transfer cost improvements, branch support, and other measures.Job Requirements\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
EXPERIENCE:\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
Purchasing within supply chain environment \u2013 1 year required.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
Electrical supply \u2013 2 years preferred.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
EDUCATION:\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
Bachelors\u2019 Degree in Supply Chain or related field required.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS:\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
Knowledge of purchasing and inventory concepts, practices, and procedures in the electrical industry.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
Knowledge of industry including suppliers, customers, and competitors preferred.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
Knowledge of business performance measures.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
Strong verbal and written communication skills.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
Strong negotiation skills.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
Strong problem solving skills.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
Strong analytical skills.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
Strong computer skills, including purchasing and inventory management systems, programs and reports\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
Ability to exercise judgment.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
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\u00b7 General Office \u2013 Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
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\u00b7 Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
mental requirements:\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
\u00b7 Employee required to analyze and interpret complex data.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
\u00b7 Employee required to problem-solve.\u003Cbr\u003E\u003Cbr\u003E
\u00b7 Employee required to communicate with the public.,datePosted:2018-05-16,employmentType:FULL_TIME,industry:Financial,hiringOrganization:{@type:Organization,name:WESCO},identifier:{@type:PropertyValue,name:WESCO,value:IRC192535},jobLocation:{@type:Place,address:{@type:PostalAddress,addressCountry:US,streetAddress:,addressLocality:Warrendale,addressRegion:PA,postalCode:15095}}}

Company info

WESCO International, Inc.
Website : http://www.wesco.com

Company Profile
WESCO International, Inc. (NYSE: WCC), a publicly traded Fortune 500 holding company headquartered in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, is a leading provider of electrical, industrial, and communications maintenance, repair and operating ("MRO") and original equipment manufacturers ("OEM") product, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistic services. 2012 annual sales were approximately $6.6 billion. The Company employs approximately 9,000 people, maintains relationships with over 18,000 suppliers, and serves over 65,000 active customers worldwide. Customers include commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers and utilities. WESCO operates nine fully automated distribution centers and approximately 475 full-service branches in North America and international markets, providing a local presence for customers and a global network to serve multi-location businesses and multi-national corporations.

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