Posted: September, 27, 2019 Full-Time Appleton, WI, United States
What you’ll be doing:
Establish and cultivate Supplier relations for the responsible divisions
Research supply chain options to ensure end-use requirements are met, drive standardization where appropriate, and ensure best value to maximize efficiencies and profitability
Own the PO process – interact with cross divisional leaders and drive process improvements
Lead purchasing agent for said products supporting the responsible divisions
Lead purchasing agent for Prefab Shop, Safety, and Office Supplies
Assist Tools dept. with tools, vehicles, trailers, and equipment purchases
Assist Accounting dept. where necessary to effectively solve invoicing issues
Provide purchasing order numbers to Field Operations team members
Manage the returns process for said divisions
Backup to Purchasing Manager where deemed necessary
Backup and support Field Services Team where deemed necessary
May operate tier-lift truck or use hand truck to move, convey, or hoist shipments from shipping and receiving platform to storage or work area.
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.
Works with vendors to obtain best prices, is involved in materials ordered for jobs and the status of those materials
Approves invoices for payment
Assists in scheduling and negotiating pricing as necessary
Confers with vendors to obtain product or service information such as price, availability, and delivery schedule
Assists in estimating values according to knowledge of market price
TRAINING AND DEVELOPMENT
Self-aware, recognizes his/her strengths and development needs
Owns and maintains career path to reach your highest potential
Self-motivated lifelong learner; likes to experience new things; asks a lot of questions, always learning to achieve their highest potential
Aware of surroundings (trip hazards, office machinery, etc.)
Support of field safety initiatives
Demonstrates a commitment to zero accidents and every accident is preventable through training, risk prevention, and continuous improvement
What you’ll bring to the table:
Highly organized and detail oriented
Good interpersonal skills and effective oral and written communication skills
Ability to exercise sound judgment and confidentiality
Tactful in their dealings with people using good customer service and interpersonal skills, communicating effectively with co-workers and managers
Ability to establish and maintain professional working relationships
Must have experience in the use of a PC and Microsoft Word and Excel software, as well as the Internet
Good math and problem-solving skills
Knowledge of costs associated with actions performed within their position
Accurate data entry and proofreading skills
Ability to work within scheduled deadlines
Ability to work overtime on occasion is necessary
Willing to explain, guide and train as opportunities arise
High school diploma or general education degree (GED); and 1+ year related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand, use hands to finger, handle, or feel; reach with hands and arms; and talk or hear
The employee could occasionally be required to lift and/or move at least 25 pounds. – if lifting 50 pounds you must seek assistance
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus
What we’ll do for you:
Our Culture. Safety, core values, teamwork, feedback, and continuous improvement. This is our culture. This is how we work together. This is how we do business.
Your Career. You have a career here at Suburban. Not just a job. We want you to reach your highest potential. You decide what that is.
Our Commitment. To your financial health and well-being. This starts with the Great Game of Business, the Employee Stock Ownership Plan (ESOP), bonus plan, increased income potential, and benefits.
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.
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