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Director of Purchasing

Company: Ajilon (TRAK Companies)
Location: Seattle
Posted on: November 23, 2021

Job Description:

DescriptionThe role is responsible for analyzing and evaluating sales trends, optimizes inventory levels, and freight bookings to ensure product flow.--Oversees the Purchasing team of 3.5 employees to ensure that optimized inventory levels are maintained in conjunction with the business strategy. The role reports directly to the CFO, but also interacts regularly with the company owner.The position is 100% on site in Auburn, WA.Responsibilities

  • Work with international vendors to ensure timely delivery of products
  • Study historical trends to make reccomendations for additional purchases and the discontinuation of product lines
  • Cost of Goods analysis for inventory and sales goals
  • Managing direct invoicing and AP concerns with the accounting team
  • Negotiation and management of freight rates for the company
  • Management of vendor quality concernsQualifications
  • High school diploma needed
  • 3-5 years of experience in transportation management, big plus if the experience is in international shipments
  • Experience managing a team is a must
  • Experience with vendor negotiations and management is important
  • Knowledge of ERP systems is important; a strong proficiency in Excel is also keyThe company covers employee costs for medical, dental, life, and death & disability coverage. They also offer elective coverages for voluntary benefits and FSA benefits that are at a cost to the employee.100% on site position.

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