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Lampton Welding Supply Co., Inc.

601 N. Washington
Wichita , KS
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Junior Buyer/Expeditor

Lampton Welding Supply Co., Inc.
Wichita, KS Full time
Posted on May 11, 2018

Responsible for expediting open orders to ensure delivery commitments are met & assisting with purchasing product as necessary for the operation of the company.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Prepare priority purchase orders and submit to vendors for processing.
  • Contact vendors to schedule or expedite deliveries and to resolve possible shortages, missed or late deliveries, and other problems.
  • Review vendor confirmations to verify accuracy, terminology, and specifications.
  • Effectively manage the purchase order replenishment process with a focus on matching inventory levels with needs of our customers.
  • Work effectively with all levels of staff to support purchasing and business demands.
  • Monitor in-house inventory movement and transfer merchandise when necessary to service both internal and external customers.
  • Assist with other duties or responsibilities as may be assigned.

REQUIREMENTS:

  • Ability to coordinate multiple activities and projects simultaneously and prioritize work
  • Attention to detail, accuracy and the ability to handle time sensitive projects or orders
  • Strong time management, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to be self-directed and self-motivated, as well as work with a Team
  • Strong oral & written communication and math skills.


QUALIFICATIONS: High School diploma or equivalent.  1-3 years purchasing experience preferred.  Previous welding industry and/or inventory experience preferred.