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Electrical Distributor - Buyer in Brockton, MA at NorthEast Electrical Distributors

Date Posted: 2/8/2018

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Job Description

NorthEast Electrical Distributors is one of the largest electrical distribution companies in New England, with over 450 employees across more than 30 branches in 6 states. NorthEast has many outstanding career & development opportunities throughout New England. NorthEast Electrical was founded in 1998 when it became part of the Sonepar family of operating companies, consisting of the finest locally managed electrical and industrial distributors throughout the United States. Sonepar is the world leader in electrical distribution.

We offer a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package.  Employment is contingent on a successful pre-employment drug screen and background check.

This is an ideal position for someone looking to grow within a reputable market leading company!


This position is responsible for procurement of inventory products (both stock and non-stock) for assigned vendors following established company guidelines and procedures.

Duties and Responsibilities Include:

  • Purchase stock and assigned non-stock material in an economic and timely fashion to maximize customer service. Follow up through expediting and close-out of initiated purchase orders.
  • Coordinate with the Purchasing Manager to manage and maintain an assigned inventory investment to within desired goals for turns and GMROI.
  • Establish and maintain vendor files with all significant details. Perform file maintenance to maintain current records.
  • Develop and maintain business relationships with assigned vendors and utilize those relationships to benefit Purchasing and Sales personnel.
  • Perform other related duties as required or requested by PurchasingManager.
Required Skills
  • Strong math, analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Must be able to work with various departments and negotiate professionally with suppliers.
  • Must be organized and able to multitask in a busy environment.
  • Thorough working knowledge and experience using Microsoft Office

Required Experience

  • Vocational school or college level degree with an emphasis in business or equivalent job experience.
  • Minimum of two years in the purchasing/inventory control field is preferred.