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BUNZL Purchasing Agent (Monmouth Junction, NJ) in Monmouth Junction, New Jersey

Description

Your career path has many avenues available for you to succeed. Are you looking to advance at a rate that matches your ambition and skill set? At Bunzl, we understand and want to invest in you. With our multi-career options, you’ll not only be able to find the adventure you are looking for today, but can be confident that new opportunities will be there for advancement in your future.

At Bunzl, we know that our employees are our number one asset. We seek to recruit and retain the right people who are passionate about our business and we provide opportunities for our employees so that they may progress within our company based on their talents, experiences, and their aptitude.

Responsibilities:

  • Maintain vendor relationships

  • Assist with inventory control to include inventory review to reduce and eliminate any obsolete materials

  • Analyze data to optimize inventory turns and maintain sufficient inventory to meet customer demands

  • Work efficiently with other internal departments in the branch

  • Review and follow up on daily, weekly and month-end inventory report

  • Manage inventory levels to meet budge guidelines

  • Negotiate and schedule inbound freight

  • PO and invoice processing

  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field is desired

  • 3+ years’ experience in purchasing or relevant business experience is required; preferably in a distribution environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required

  • PC Proficiency including Word and advanced Excel experience

  • Must be able to multi-task and must be detail oriented

  • Must be a problem solver and demonstrate good negotiation skills

  • AS400 experience is highly preferred

So, what are you waiting for? A new career awaits you with endless opportunities.

Bunzl is a global leader in the Cleaning & Hygiene, Food Processing, Grocery, Health Care, Non-Food Retail, and Safety industries. We have grown both organically and through acquisitions to sales in excess of $10 billion. Bunzl North America is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Bunzl North America owns and operates more than 100 warehouses and serves all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and parts of the Caribbean and Mexico. With more than 5,000 employees and 400,000 plus supplies, Bunzl is regarded as a leading supplier in North America.

Bunzl Distribution offers competitive salaries, a comfortable work environment, and a full range of benefits including a 401k with a company match.

Bunzl Distribution has a tradition of commitment to equal employment opportunity. It is the established policy to attract and retain the best qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status as provided by law.

Qualifications

Behaviors

Preferred

Team Player: Works well as a member of a group

Functional Expert: Considered a thought leader on a subject

Detail Oriented: Capable of carrying out a given task with all details necessary to get the task done well

Motivations

Preferred

Goal Completion: Inspired to perform well by the completion of tasks

Ability to Make an Impact: Inspired to perform well by the ability to contribute to the success of a project or the organization

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)

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