WHAT YOU’LL DO
Maintain accurate part information compliant with industry standards (PIES).
Analyze competitor product range to understand gaps, changes and additions to the line.
Conduct OEM research and communicate coverage goals and opportunities to product line teams.
Supplier negotiations to include price, delivery, supply terms, pack quantities, etc.
Manage customer data requests and inquiries. Review and address customer inquiries in a timely manner.
Analyze current inventory levels, fill rates, lead times, average product demand, customer backorders and open vendor orders to determine purchase quantities.
Communicate with 5 sales teams for input on purchases.
Review market trends and seasonality to supplemental purchasing recommendations.
WHAT YOU’LL NEED
Advanced Microsoft Excel, Word, Power Point.
Automotive aftermarket experience as a catalog professional preferred
Strong background in vehicle parts knowledge, automotive part fitment, OEM and competitive part evaluation
Proficient with ACES/PIES standards
Demonstrated interchange experience
Oracle MRP Experience is strongly desired
WHAT WE OFFER!
Base Salary: 50k-55k
Semi -Annual Bonuses
Medical, Dental, Vision, Life
Paid Time Off
Work Life Balance!
Global Automotive Aftermarket Supplier and seeks a Purchasing Specialist to join their expanding team! In this role you will assist in the day to day operations of Purchasing Department, and working closely with Sales and Product Development departments, communicate with suppliers and negotiate best available terms and pricing