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WESCO International, Inc.

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Company Overview 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) products, construction materials, and advanced supply chain management and logistic services. 2017 annual sales were approximately $7.7 billion. The company employs approximately 9,100 people, maintains relationships with over 26,000 suppliers, and serves approximately 70,000 active customers worldwide. Customers include commercial and industrial businesses, contractors, government agencies, institutions, telecommunications providers, and utilities. WESCO operates 10 fully automated distribution centers and approximately 500 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. Brief DescriptionResponsible for placing and authorizng purchase orders within assigned limits. Expedites orders, tracks deliveries, resolves shipping errors, and maintains accurate records following established guidelines.Detailed Description \u2022Reviews daily purchasing reports and system recommendations and determines proper quantities and items to purchase and creates purchasing documents to send suppliers. \u2022Maintains inventory availability while minimizing working capital investment. \u2022Tactical 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. \u2022Guarantees accurate purchase order quantities, costs, notes and terms compliance. \u2022Ensures electronic data interchange (EDI), automated stock replenishment (ASR\/VMI), emailed and faxed orders reach suppliers. \u2022Follows up with suppliers concerning order status and delivery, and communicates delivery information to impacted departments. \u2022Reviews daily supplier shipping error notices and takes appropriate action. \u2022Reviews quarterly excess and inactive inventory reports and negotiates with suppliers to obtain return goods authorizations on excess and inactive material. \u2022Assists managers with evaluating supplier performance related to on-time delivery, fill rates, shipping errors, transfer cost improvements, branch support, and other measures. Job Requirements EXPERIENCE: Purchasing within supply chain environment \u2013 1 year required. Electrical supply \u2013 2 years preferred. EDUCATION: Bachelors\u2019 Degree in Supply Chain or related field\u00a0required. SKILLS\/REQUIREMENTS: Knowledge of purchasing and inventory concepts, practices, and procedures in the electrical industry. Knowledge of industry including suppliers, customers, and competitors preferred. Knowledge of business performance measures. Strong verbal and written communication skills. Strong negotiation skills. Strong problem solving skills. Strong analytical skills. Strong computer skills, including purchasing and inventory management systems, programs and reports Ability to exercise judgment. Working Environment: \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. physical requirements: \u00b7Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. mental requirements: \u00b7Employee required to analyze and interpret complex data. \u00b7Employee required to problem-solve. \u00b7Employee required to communicate with the public. Additional Details At WESCO, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, paid time off (PTO), 401k, tuition reimbursement, STD\/LTD, Legal assistance and more. EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER WESCO International, Inc., including its subsidiaries and affiliates (\WESCO\), is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of WESCO to not discriminate against any job applicant or employee based on age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status or any other protected status. This policy includes but is not limited to the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff, or termination.\u201d Press \Apply Now\ below. CurrencyUSDCountryUnited States of AmericaUnited States of America

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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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