Purchasing/Buyer

US-MD-Upper Marlboro
2 months ago
Job ID
2017-1178
# of Openings
1
Category
Purchasing

Overview

At Thompson Creek, people are what make us grow. We have been in business for over 30 years and we’re not going anywhere. We are part of this community and proud to help our friends and neighbors improve their homes’ appearance and value. Thompson Creek does not just sell home-improvement products. We sell our reputation and our commitment to excellence. Company-wide, our #1 goal is and has always been 100% customer satisfaction. We are our customers’ neighbors, friends and family. And we are committed to those relationships. Are you ready to join us?

 Thompson Creek is looking for confident and results-driven Product Buyer to be responsible for initiating purchase orders and amendments for parts, services and/or special tools. 

Responsibilities

As Product Buyer you will:

 

  • Secure and analyze quotations, negotiate prices and terms with suppliers, and recommends suppliers with respect to cost, quality and delivery competitiveness for assigned responsibilities.
  • Manage vendors by monitoring vendor pricing, shipping, ensuring order confirmations are received, and administering returns.
  • Negotiate prices and lead time of products with vendors.
  • Create reports in SAP ECC for confirmations of purchase orders and daily exceptions.
  • Address delivery issues and reports of last minute issues for upcoming installs.
  • Address receiving issues with vendor shipments.
  • Manage vendor scorecard and hold vendors accountable by assessing vendor’s customer service standards using vendor report cards.
  • Manage subcontractor records and scorecard – track installer insurance, cancellation, delays with installs, and damages.
  • Perform cancel log review and analysis – review the reason for cancellation and update the vendor scorecard to reflect the vendor issue.
  • Reconcile purchase orders for invoicing.
  • Review and process return merchandise authorizations (RMAs) and negotiate credits with vendors.
  • Create purchase orders for demo and sample items for sales and field staff.
  • Process installer deductions and invoices for payment.
  • Communicate with other departments as needed to meet customer service goals.
  • Respond to material gaps to resolve urgent customer issues.

Qualifications

What you will bring to the table:

  •  Bachelor's degree and at least 3 years’ experience in purchasing/ buying roles; or any equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook). Prior experience with SAP or similar ERP system strongly preferred.

Thompson Creek offers a generous benefits package including:

 

  • Medical Plan with HSA
  • Prescription Drug Plan
  • Dental Plan
  • 401k with Immediately Vested Company Match
  • Educational Assistance
  • Company-paid holidays
  • Paid Time Off
  • Additional Voluntary Benefits
  • On the job training and professional development

 

About Thompson Creek

 Thompson Creek Window Company is a privately owned and family-operated manufacturer and installer of energy-efficient home improvement replacement products. Founded in 1980, Thompson Creek began as a manufacturer of energy-efficient, maintenance-free vinyl windows. Since that time, Thompson Creek has evolved into one of the leading specialty home improvement contracting companies in the nation. The company's product mix includes replacement windows and doors, vinyl siding and a clog-free gutter system. Thompson Creek is headquartered in Lanham, MD with an 122,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Upper Marlboro, MD.

 

Our Mission: Through our pride in our company and our relentless pursuit of excellence, we create the best customer experience in our industry.  We are the home improvement experts homeowners trust to delight them and make them proud of their homes. 

 

 

 Drug-free Workplace

Thompson Creek Window Company participates in the E-Verify program

  EOE

 

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