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Inside Sales / Purchasing Associate

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Regular, Full time
8200 Henderson Rd.
Charlotte, NC 28269
9 days ago

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Job Description

L&W Supply is a leading specialty distributor of drywall, ceiling tiles, steel framing and other building materials used by commercial and residential contractors. L&W Supply delivers the products and capabilities offered by a national distributor paired with the service and personal touch usually found only in a locally owned business.

In this role, you will be responsible for managing and executing the Purchasing and Inventory functions of the branch such as buying and receiving materials, managing our replenishment system across all categories and ensuring inventory accuracy by implementing inventory control best practices.

Specific duties may include:

  • Purchasing of materials across all categories for current/anticipated stock needs and special order sales
  • Managing inventory levels using replenishment system based on historical purchases
  • Analyzing material costs and availability across all material vendors
  • Conducting cycle counts in warehouse and ensuring ERP system accuracy
  • Assisting in the development of branch sales plan and strategy
  • Assisting in the design and execution of merchandising strategy
  • Determining customers’ needs and recommending appropriate products and solutions, up-selling additional products and supplies for each job
  • Answering incoming phone calls and emails to assist customers in a timely manner
  • Accepting payment and applying it to the appropriate customer account
  • Arranging with the warehouse for customer product pickup
  • Addressing and resolving service concerns, should they arise

Specific qualifications include:

  • 1-2 years' experience in purchasing and inventory control is preferred
  • Cycle counting product experience
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Solid time management and prioritization skills
  • Superior organization skills
  • Basic computer skills
  • Positive attitude and team player
  • Detail and service oriented
  • Bilingual in Spanish / English is preferred

Benefits may include:

  • Health, dental, and vision coverage - eligible after 60 days, low out of pocket
  • 401(k) with generous company match - eligible after 60 days, immediately vested
  • Employer paid short term and long term disability
  • Employer paid life insurance
  • Flex spending
  • Paid time off
  • Paid sick days
  • Paid holidays

Equal Opportunity Employer / Drug Free Workplace

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