Procurement Leader - Inventory Specialist
at Rexel USA

Date Posted: 5/22/2019

Job Description

We are seeking a Branch Procurement Leader to support our Rexel team in Captiol Heights, MD!

Branch Procurement Leader – Inventory Focus

Essential Responsibilities

  • Work with System Planner to ensure accuracy of replenishment system data i.e. (lead-time, forecasting, standard package and buy multiplies).
  • Work with branch associates to reduce dead inventory for all responsible Distribution Centers/Hubs/branches.
  • Assist branches with supplier review process/workflow request submission.
  • Assist with negotiations of supplier returns to reduce excess/dead stock.
  • Negotiate returns on requests received from Inventory Planner for all returns that are not pre-negotiated.
  • Work the early warning aging and obso reserve reports with BM’s and applicable sales people to drive disposition (Returns and/or Customer fire sale only).
  • Establish daily procedures to review Broken Tags + Customer returns issued into inventory for Non-Stocked/Non-returnable material to hold applicable Branches accountable
  • Identify product line consolidation on redundant products (where we stock 2+ product lines).
  • Creative thinking; needs to explore any/all options to disposition material to minimize scrap/write off
  • Other duties as assigned by Procurement Director.

Skills, Knowledge, and Education

  • 3-5 Years of professional purchasing/buying experience in the Electrical Distribution Industry.
  • Excellent computer skills including MS Office products.
  • Effective communication skills with peers and branch personnel.
  • Solid mathematical skills. Results oriented approach with upward reporting capabilities (Summarizing and progress tracking).
  • Ability to work with branch personnel and supplier representatives to identify new potential stocking items.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Excellent time management skills.
  • Ability to prioritize and organize.

Job Snapshot

About Us

Earn the Career You Want.

Our Focus on Smarter Solutions Made Us America's Premier Distributor Millions of US electrical customers trust the expertise, resources and relationships of Rexel USA, Inc. As the US presence of one of the world's largest electrical distributors, we apply our knowhow, productivity tools and hands-on business-building initiatives to help our customers thrive.

Not satisfied with simply delivering products, nearly half of our employees are dedicated to improving how we connect customers with the supplies, solutions and services they need. We've developed supply chain models that reduce inventory, raise productivity and cut installation costs.

We also help our customers uncover new opportunities. Our energy teams can slash the cost and raise the performance across a facility – from lighting upgrades to complete energy management solutions.

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