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Purchasing Manager at U.S. Electrical Services, Inc.

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Type: Full Time
Location: Asbury Park, New Jersey

Job Description:

Empower your Future at USESI

U.S. Electrical Services, Inc. is the country s largest independent electrical wholesale distributor comprised of 10+ regional businesses, over 100 years of experience, $100M+ in inventory, and more than 1,500 employees.


-Propose improvements to the current purchasing system that will improve vendor relationships and lower the cost of doing business.

-Collaborate with inventory control and sales to develop metrics for gauging inventory level needs and then maintaining those levels
throughout the year.

-Take the lead in creating profitable ways to manage obsolete and slow moving stock to help offset losses.

-Manage the company s day to day purchasing activities and ensure that all purchasing agents are meeting their personal performance standards using the Performance Development Review form.

-Responsible for training buyers and sales on best practices using the inventory control system and setting parameters to accomplish the goal.

-Evaluate suppliers, maintain contracts, negotiate prices, review product quality and delivery performance.

-Develop and maintain strategic relationships with key vendors.

-Identify and source new suppliers and vendors.

-Manage risk relating to quality, cost, delivery and supply of purchases.

-Communicate with regional presidents on goals, vendors, and performance.


College Degree preferred, High School Diploma or equivalent required

3+ years of electrical product knowledge and previous management experience

Excellent leadership and interpersonal skills

Experience with Microsoft Office

Must have excellent communication skills

Strong process orientation and systems-thinking capability

Proven attentiveness to detail coupled with problem analysis and resolution skills

Demonstrated capability to interface and maintain effective relationships with all organizational members

Demonstrated time management and organizational skills, including an ability to plan and manage multiple priorities simultaneously

Ability to travel to other office locations (10% - 15% travel)

Job type: Full-time

It is the policy of USESI and its affiliates to consider applicants for all
positions without regard to race, color, religion, creed, gender, gender
identity, national origin, age, disability, marital or veteran status, or any
other legally protected status.

At USESI, we believe that our benefits should make a difference to you, your job, and the life you lead
outside of work. We are dedicated to supporting our most valuable asset, our employees!

Full-time employees are
eligible for the following comprehensive benefit plan:

Medical, Dental, Vision, Rx coverage

Paid parental leave


Matching 401(k)

Company-paid Life Insurance + (AD&D)

Supplemental Life Insurance

Short and Long Term Disability

Flexible Spending Accounts

Flexible paid time off

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Choice of Voluntary Benefits including identity theft