Transamerican Auto Parts is a multi-national, multi-channel distributor (retail, Wholesale, e-commerce and catalog) of aftermarket automotive parts as well as a manufacturer of several branded product lines. We are looking for an EXPERIENCED Senior Buyer to join our team!
The Senior Buyer will be someone that will bring an immediate positive impact to our Supply Chain Department.
This opportunity will be located at our Corporate Office in Compton, CA in the Greater Los Angeles area.
Manages stocking and non-stocking vendor replenishment related activities;
Reviews assigned vendors and maintains the correct balance of inventory to optimize inventory turns and minimize stock outs on key items;
Performs stock adjustments to obtain the proper balance of stock in order to maximize sales and minimize obsolete inventory;
Develops reporting tools to identify slow moving stock that is routinely expedited and develop a stocking plan to drive down expediting costs;
Assists Operations by focusing on inbound transportation and stocking methods to reduce costs associated with the procurement of inventory;
Manages vendor communications to resolve supply chain related issues (payments, stocking levels, freight, quality, etc.) in a timely manner;
May include other reasonable duties/tasks from time to time;
Works closely with the supply chain team (Purchasing, S&OP, Logistics, and DC Operations) to communicate expectations to the vendors and provide feedback to resolve supply issues within the organization;
Works closely with the sales channel and merchandizing management team to purchase inventory to maximize sales within marketing promotions and new product launches;
Documents and communicates purchase orders or purchase order changes to suppliers;
Follows-up on purchase orders to ensure compliance with delivery schedules and requestor requirements and to coordinate resolution of delays or problems that arise;
Proactively seeks cost reductions with current suppliers;
Communicates significant supplier situations that may impact objectives and supply;
Resolves any discrepancies with quantity, delivery, cost and quality;
Participates in company initiatives and contributes to continuous improvement processes;
Performs stock adjustments within the guidelines set forth by the company initiatives;
Reviews generated purchase orders or enter new purchase orders into ERP system and prepare reports;
Maintains supplier records;
To learn more about us, visit: http://transamericanautoparts.com/
Transamerican Auto Parts is an equal opportunity employer, and is proud of our diverse employee population. Employment offers include a requirement for successful completion of a background investigation, and pre-employment drug screening. We use E-Verify to determine employment eligibility for all new employees. E-Verify is a joint effort among employers, the U.S. Social Security Administration (“SSA”) and U.S. Department of Homeland Security (“DHS”).
Minimum of 5 years of experience in procurement, preferably in an automotive aftermarket environment;
Associate’s Degree in Business required; Bachelor’s Degree preferred;
Strong analytical and problem solving skills;
Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills for a demanding and customer focused working environment;
Possess excellent personal organization and business administration skills in accordance with modern best practice methods;
Possess the ability to work productively, efficiently & effectively with initiative and drive under tight timeline and pressure while maintaining attention to detail and quality;
Possess the willingness to learn, improve and adapt;
Proficient with MS Office applications – Advanced Excel, Word, and Power Point;
Additional Salary Information: In addition to a great compensation plan, we offer a wide range of benefits, including: medical & dental insurance; vision plan; 401(k) Plan; paid holidays; paid vacation; paid sick time; employee purchase program; and many other perks.
It's been 50 years since Transamerican Auto Parts first entered the off road and performance auto parts scene, and since that time Transamerican Auto Parts has grown considerably through a foundation of providing dedicated service to both our customers and the off road community as a whole.Represented by a combination of online, mail-order, and face-to-face retailers with major off road parts dist...ributor 4 Wheel Parts leading the charge, Transamerican Auto Parts looks not just to offer you the auto parts you need, but also foster the growth of the auto parts industry as a collective.Any off road parts dealer can set up shop and sell you parts, but Transamerican Auto Parts takes this a step further, looking for new and innovative ways to circulate product, increase the popularity of off roading as a sport, and take the off road industry to another level altogether.