Eddie Bauer

  • Purchasing Agent

    Job Location US-OH-Groveport
    Job ID
    2019-12093
    Type
    Regular Full-Time
    Category
    Logistics/Purchasing
  • Overview

    This position is responsible for procurement of shipping supplies for Eddie Bauer and Pacsun supporting retail, ecommerce, and wholesale supplies. This position supports commodity procurement for Eddie Bauer and Pacsun store supplies that include equipment, visual merchandise, and ticketing supplies.  This position will assure that all required goods and services are purchased at competitive prices, meet quality standards, meet customer expectations, and are delivered in a timely manner while complying with all company policies and procedures.

    Responsibilities

    Core Accountabilities:

    • Build strong relationships with key suppliers and key business partners. To meet on a regular basis with suppliers and key business partners to ensure expectations and critical dates are met for procuring goods/services.
    • Manage commodity inventory/forecasts, keeping sufficient levels to achieve an economic standard and avoid both overage and backorders.
    • Manage and/or work closely with in-house distribution and fulfillment processes associated with customer expectations.
    • Maintain accurate accounting controls to ensure accounts are properly charged for the cost of goods and services rendered.
    • Support the business with solutions through competitive bidding, supplier partnerships, and streamlining of procurement processes.
    • Maintain accurate records and supporting documentation to substantiate decisions.

    Key Interfaces:

    • Functional Leadership
    • Procurement Staff
    • Business Partners

    Qualifications

    Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:

    • Proven negotiation and strong analytical skills
    • Project team participation and leadership
    • Results-driven & strong work ethic
    • Excellent organizational and communication skills

    Education/Experience Required:

    • 3-6 years experience in a professional purchasing environment with demonstrated progressive responsibilities
    • Supplier relations, competitive bidding, and negotiating strategy
    • Basic accounting knowledge & general understanding of procurement systems
    • Working knowledge of integrated procurement and inventory control systems
    • BA degree in Business, Materials Management, or related field

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