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Buyer/Purchasing Agent

Company: Shaffer Distributing
Location: Columbus
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

The Buyer is responsible for coordinating and monitoring all sales orders to ensure accuracy. This is a critical admin position that works to build partnerships across the sales and operations teams to ensure fulfillment schedules for sales orders are met in timely manner. You will develop strategies to meet our customers' needs and expectations, and resolve challenges with fulfillment capacity, item discrepancies, product shortages, and shipping deadlines. You will be responsible for purchasing and procurement with focus on accuracy and attention to detail. The ideal candidate will like to work with systems, data, and processes.

Shaffer Distributing Company is a 5th generation family-owned business and the industry leader in supplying and operating entertainment products, such as arcade games, virtual reality, pool tables, dart boards, jukeboxes, and cranes. We specialize in the consultation, installation and execution of game room and entertainment projects at family entertainment centers (FECs), bowling alleys and bars and taverns.

*What it means to be part of Shaffer*

We are a family owned business that cares about its employees. Our Core Values represent the underpinning of our Company's culture and history and are vital to our success and yours. If you live them, you will love working here:

* Customer experience that exceeds expectations. We are dedicated to our customers and to providing them an exceptional experience with our Company.
* Attitude is Everything! We embrace a positive and proactive attitude, every day.
* Relationships matter. We are a family business and we value our relationships with our employees, customers and partners.
* Excellence in everything we do, every time. We take pride in getting the job done right.



* Manage Purchase Order Request
* Create PO in Salespad (an integration with our ERP Microsoft Dynamics GP)
* Manage Purchase Review Queues in Salespad
* Receive all goods into proper warehouse within Salespad

Order Management

* Manage Assigned Queues (Sales Admin, Backorders, FEC Installs)
* Follow Up on outstanding products to fulfill open orders
* Follow up with Service Team on Used Equipment status
* Receive and allocate equipment - Push all orders to the appropriate queues


Strategic Sourcing

Inventory management (Virtual)

Data Entry

*Position Requirements*

The ideal candidate for this role will be highly organized, personable and engaging.

* Previous experience in Procurement, Order Management and Fullfillment.
* Minimum one (1) year of administrative experience
* Supplier Relations experience preferred
* Detail Oriented
* Proactive, Patient, Team Player
* Excellent written and verbal communication skills
* Solid Analytical/Computer skills

Compensation, Benefits & Perks

* Pay will be based on prior experience
* 9 Paid holidays
* Generous PTO, accrues starting day one
* Paid Volunteer Time

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: From $50,000.00 per year

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Employee assistance program
* Health insurance
* Health savings account
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Vision insurance
* 8 hour shift

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Columbus, OH 43212: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):
* What is your desired salary?
* How is your previous experience relevant to this role?

* Procurement: 1 year (Required)
* Purchasing: 1 year (Required)
* Administrative: 1 year (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Shaffer Distributing, Columbus , Buyer/Purchasing Agent, Sales , Columbus, Ohio

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