Flooring Buyer

  • location: Columbia, MD
  • type: Permanent
  • salary: $50,000 - $65,000 per year
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Flooring Buyer

Do you have experience in the commercial construction and/or flooring industry? Are you looking to make a change and/or get your foot in the door with a reputable company? Do you have experience with commercial purchasing? A flooring company in Columbia, MD is looking to add a direct hire (permanent), full-time, Buyer to their team to play a key role in the procurement process of flooring products. The responsibilities of this role include but are not limited to:

- Creating and placing purchase orders electronically and via telephone
- Following up on orders to ensure that material will be received in a timely manner in accordance with the job specific schedule
- Negotiating with suppliers on pricing, scheduling and deliveries
-Timing deliveries to maximize warehouse space availability
- Analyzing previous purchase history to ensure purchases are being made at the best possible price
- Working with the Accounting department to resolve invoicing discrepancies
- Double checking the information submitted into the purchasing que and following up on any requests that seem inaccurate
- Managing the necessary return of any damaged product(s)
- Solving problems with orders in an efficient and timely manner
- Working closely with the sales and project coordinator teams to ensure order accuracy

Working hours: 7:30 AM - 4:00 PM

- Excel, Microsoft Word, Outlook and Adobe
- Excellent communication and customer service skills
- Strong attention to detail
- Work in a fast-paced environment
- Detail oriented
- Organized
- Time management

High School


- Previous purchasing experience is required, at least 2+ years purchasing in a commercial capacity
- Prior Flooring experience preferred
- Excel, Microsoft Word, Outlook and Adobe
- Excellent communication and customer service skills
- Ability to problem solve and react quickly to situations
- Strong attention to detail
- High School diploma required, Bachelor's degree preferred

If you think this opportunity sounds like a great fit for you and your career path, please apply here and/or email your resume directly to katie.boyd@randstadusa.com with "Buyer" listed in the subject line for immediate consideration.

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