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Buyer I - Atlanta, GA #7667557

Company: Builders Firstsource, Inc.

Date: 10/17/2020

City: Atlanta, GA

Employment type: Full-time

Under direct supervision procures assigned products, materials, and services for the market/location(s). Provides accurate and timely assessment of current market conditions and trends. Troubleshoots procurement issues, and expedites orders to meet production and/or customer needs. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES • Procures a limited number of products, materials and services. Creates and expedites purchase orders to meet production and/or customer needs • Contacts vendors and suppliers to obtain information concerning product, price, and availability. • Assists in the evaluation of goods and services by analyzing competitor pricing strategies, researching trends and tracking orders. • Serves as a liaison between vendors and purchasing team to ensure customers' expectations and requirements are met; also serves as the main point of contact between field locations and the supply chain department. • Ensures all products are received in condition consistent with original request or bid and resolves issues concerning materials and/or services at the department and vendor level. • Coordinates returns and/or replacement of products and generates appropriate paperwork for inventory tracking and accounting purposes. • Reviews, evaluates and monitors purchase order requisitions to ensure quantity and pricing is accurate. • Maintains department files including those pertaining to vendors, bids, quotes, and other correspondence. • Other duties as assigned. SUPERVISORY RESPONSIBILITIES This job has no supervisory responsibilities. MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. • Bachelor’s degree in a related field; • One (1) year purchasing experience; • Or equivalent combination of education and experience. COMPETENCIES • Knowledge of material management and procurement function • Good oral and written communication skills • Skill in establishing and maintaining effective working relationships • Ability to use tact and skill in dealing with other teams, management, and vendors • Good negotiation skills • Good organizational and time management skills • Ability to compose effective and efficient accounting reports • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite and an enterprise resource planning (ERP) program WORK ENVIRONMENT / PHYSICAL ACTIVITY The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. • Work is in an office setting and generally sedentary with physical effort associated with using a computer, but may involve walking or standing for brief periods of time. • May be required to occasionally lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects up to 25 pounds. • May be required to travel occasionally.

Builders FirstSource is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, national origin, status as a protected veteran or status as an individual with a disability.

In compliance with the ADA Amendments Act (ADAAA), if you have a disability and would like to request an accommodation in order to apply for a position with Builders FirstSource, please call (214) 765-3990 or email: Please do not send resumes to this email address - it is intended only to be used to request an accommodation in submitting an application for a job opening.

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