Do you enjoy working with people? Do you like talking on the phone? Do you love finding a good deal? Do you possess the ability to negotiate? Then keep reading! We’re looking for you!
BuilderUp is a building materials supply company with two retail locations and a manufacturing location. Our mission is, “To provide structure. We will rise above the chaos in our industry and deliver the awesomeness our customers crave.” We are seeking a Purchasing Agent who is key to completing our mission at our Waldorf, MD store.
The Purchasing Agent orders all material and supplies for our stores as well as special orders requested by our customers. Our customers are tough and want their orders now! It is the job of the purchasing agent to process those orders and secure delivery in a timely manner. Communication with our suppliers is key to a successful price negotiation. There is so much information to know and the business is constantly changing, so this is a tough job that keeps you on your toes. You are always learning.
Some of the duties include:
Successful performance in this position will primarily be measured by having the right product, in the right place, in the right time, and with the leanest inventory level. Your success will also be measured by improving the work processes. We need you to make us better! This position is not for the faint of heart.