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Associate Buyer

Company: Mighty Auto Parts
Location: Jackson
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionMighty Distributing System of America (MDSA), a franchisor of sales and services in aftermarket auto parts, is looking for an enthusiastic associate to join our team at Mighty's distribution hub – Mighty Product Center (MPC) in Jackson, Tennessee. MPC supports 100+ U.S. distributors in 46 states, five international master distributors, and local professional installers.MPC has an average tenure of 13.8 years, and we are seeking a qualified associate to join our work family! We are looking for a qualified associate who is detailed and team-oriented, has a can-do attitude, and wants to become part of a growing company. At MPC, we have a strong culture of teamwork committed to customer satisfaction and safety. General Responsibilities/Job SummaryThe Associate Buyer's goal is to ensure that the business consistently has adequate stock that meets its requirements. That way, we can deliver value to our customers through high-quality products and facilitate sustainable growth. The qualified candidate must work on various product lines and exhibit excellent customer service for external and internal organizational partners. This position requires attention to detail and handling multiple projects simultaneously.Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for forecasting, scheduling, and maintaining lead times of material
  • Professionally corresponds with suppliers regarding the request for quotes and supply chain matters.
  • Able to plan and prioritize material resources to ensure Operations needs are met
  • Able to resolve complex issues in a creative, analytical manner
  • Has strong organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Evaluate vendor quotes and services to determine if they are compatible with company objectives.
  • Prepare, review and track purchase orders, price changes, and system updates.
  • Monitors quality of goods by reviewing costs, schedules, timeliness of delivery, and conformance to specifications.
  • Responsible for maintaining safety stock and min-max levels, re-order points, MRP forecasted demand to reduce lead times while at the same time reducing excess inventory exposure.
  • Conducts weekly inventory reports.Qualifications:
    • Minimum of one year of experience in a purchasing role
    • Proficient in Microsoft Products (Word, Excel, Outlook)
    • Excellent Communication Skills
    • Able to work in a fast-paced environment and multi-task
    • The ability to pass a background investigation and possesses an acceptable driving record
    • Previous procurement/logistics experience a plus
    • Willingness to grow within our companyAdditional Information:MDSA offers competitive salaries with annual bonuses, a comfortable work environment, and a Complete Benefits Package including:
      • Health Insurance
      • Dental Insurance
      • Vision Insurance
      • 401(k) w/ company match
      • Company Paid Life Insurance, Long-Term Disability, and Short-Term Disability
      • Flexible Spending Accounts
      • Life Insurance Buy Ups
      • EAP Program
      • Wellness Incentive
      • Paid Time Off
      • Annual Bonus
      • Safety Bonus
      • Team Member Service Awards
      • Parental LeaveJob Type: Full-TimeEnvironment: Climate-controlled office warehouse environmentSchedule:
        • 8-hour shift
        • Monday to Friday
        • 8:00 am to 5:00 pmMDSA has a tradition of commitment to equal employment opportunity. Accordingly, the established policy is to attract and retain the best-qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, sex/gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, or veteran status as provided by law.If you can excel while performing the specified job requirements, this could be an opportunity for you. For more information, please visit Mighty of America's website at www.mightyautoparts.com

Keywords: Mighty Auto Parts, Jackson , Associate Buyer, Professions , Jackson, Tennessee

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