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Vallen Site Buyer in Oak Creek, WI at Vallen

Date Posted: 9/28/2018

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Are you the next Storeroom Buyer Superstar?


The Opportunity

You will for a Storeroom Buyer who will play an integral role in providing flawless service to customers by quoting material that meets customer specifications, cost and time requirements. You will be filling, placing and expediting orders to meet delivery commitments for customer’s stock and non-stock material as part of our Integrated Supply group.

About Vallen

Vallen is an industry leader in delivering flexible supply chain solutions and services along with a comprehensive range of maintenance, repair, operating, production, safety and electrical products to meet the growing supply needs of customers in facilities across North America and around the world. Vallen is headquartered in Belmont, NC and is a subsidiary of Sonepar USA, part of the global Sonepar family.

Working at Vallen

At Vallen, we are committed to the success of our customers and our co-workers and do what it takes to get the job done right. We work diligently to improve and drive results that create value. We’re hands-on, responsive and team-oriented. We apply our insights, experience and relationships to find the best solution to every challenge. We hold ourselves to be personally accountable to do what we say we will do.

Qualifications & Benefits

  • 3-5 years’ experience purchasing MRO non-stock items.
  • Inventory control experience, problem solving and the ability to analyze min/max inventory stock levels. Limited use of mobile equipment utilized for 5S activities.
  • Familiar with warehousing a must! (Goods Receiving, Issuing, Cycle Counts, Placing/Tracking of site Purchase Orders, minor Accounts Payable assistance for Vallen Finance support, etc.)
  • Strong Multi-tasking skills.
  • CMMS Software experience a plus (e.g. SAP, Maximo, Oracle, PeopleSoft) but not mandatory. Must be open to learning the current SAP system on-site and SxE system remotely.
  • Good PC skills (Word, Excel, etc.).
  • Fast paced environment - results driven candidates only!

401K Plan, Health Insurance (medical, dental, and vision), Paid Vacation, Paid Sick, Paid Personal, Paid Holidays, Flexible Spending Accounts (Health and Dependent Care), Employee Assistance Program, Tuition Reimbursement, Employee Discounts and a definitive career path.


EOE M/F/Disability/Veteran