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Buyer Associate

Company: Ferguson
Location: Auburn
Posted on: November 13, 2022

Job Description:

Job Description:

Ferguson is North America's leading value-added distributor across residential, non-residential, new construction and repair, maintenance, and improvement (RMI) end markets. Spanning 34,000 suppliers and more than one million customers, we deliver local expertise, value-added solutions, and the industry's most extensive portfolio of products. From infrastructure, plumbing, and appliances, to HVAC, fire protection, fabrication, and more, we make our customers' complex projects simple, successful, and sustainable.

Ferguson Industrial has a position open for a Buyer servicing our customer. The associate will provide procurement expertise and customer service functions working onsite with a team at the customer's site.

The ideal candidate is an energetic and highly motivated individual who takes an optimistic approach to new challenges and embraces the Company's strategic vision; a person that thrives when working in a fast-paced and highly collaborative team environment to effectively lead and drive process improvements.

Shift: Monday - Friday 8am - 4:30pm

Pay: Starting at $25/hr Based on Experience

Responsibilities include:

* Placing purchase orders, expediting shipments, and providing customer service functions
* Enhance profit margins and focus on generating lean opportunities
* Maintain relationships with vendors and suppliers to source requested items, reduce costs, and negotiate payment terms
* Reconciliation of payable discrepancies and customer problems

Requirements for the Buyer role are:

* Computer efficiency and knowledge
* Detail oriented and proven organization skills with a high level of accuracy
* Strong customer service skills and problem solving proficiency
* A positive attitude, strong work ethic and phenomenal communication skills
* Knowledge of MRO products is a plus but not required

Ferguson is dedicated to providing meaningful benefits programs and products to our associates and their families-geared toward benefits, wellness, financial protection, and retirement savings. Ferguson offers a competitive benefits package that includes medical, dental, vision, retirement savings with company match, paid leave (vacation, sick, personal, holiday, and parental), employee assistance programs, associate discounts, community involvement opportunities, and much more!

* The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.

Ferguson Enterprises, LLC. is an equal employment employer F/M/Disability/Vet/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity.

Equal Employment Opportunity and Reasonable Accommodation Information

Keywords: Ferguson, Auburn , Buyer Associate, Other , Auburn, Alabama

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