Do you want to grow with us? At DXP we are passionate about what we do and driven to be the best solution for our industrial customers. Since 1908 DXP has been dedicated to the highest quality of customer service through our expertise of the products we distribute and the technical services we perform with a sense of individual pride and company spirit. Throughout your career with DXP, we will encourage and empower you to take an active role in identifying and driving your development, so you feel total confidence in your ability to achieve ongoing success. We aspire to be the best solution for the Industrial customers needs for MROP products and services through our Innovative Pumping Solutions, Supply Chain Services and Service Centers.
By applying to DXP, you will have the opportunity to speak with some of the most respected professionals in the industry.
Your skills and experience with procurement processes will ensure product availability, accurate inventories, and world-class service levels as we provide industrial distribution on-site service support to our customers.
Responsibilities of the Buyer position include, but are not limited to:
Run replenishment routines, plan and order stocked items through our proprietary inventory management and procurement system.
Posses the ability to source industrial products with strong knowledge of mechanical, industrial and manufacturing parts/products.
Familiarize yourself in driving the spend through DXPs tier one vendor base using our Drive the Spend guidance.
Manage stocked items to targeted inventory levels, and line fill rates. Monitor the accuracy of planning data and recommend reorder point modifications as appropriate based on usage patterns.
Inventory and warehouse management.
Source non-stock requirements and meet customer required delivery dates.
Assist in resolution of supplier issues. Work with all functions in resolution of billing discrepancies, shipment accuracy, and adherence to expected supplier performance.
Monitor quality and delivery performance of suppliers.
Complete and Monitor reports including inventory, procurement, and supplier performance metrics. Develop and execute action plans for substandard performance.
Respond to customer concerns to ensure parts availability.
Expedite orders to ensure required delivery dates are met.
Participate in Special Projects as directed, to include process improvement teams. Job Requirements Qualifications of the Buyer position include, but are not limited to:
High school degree or equivalent, bachelors degree preferred
3-5 years purchasing experience in a manufacturing or industrial distribution environment
Knowledge of standard purchasing practices and procedures
Knowledge of nomenclatures for industrial parts
Use of supplier catalogs and on-line researching
Purchase Order management and EDI transmittal
Knowledge specific to the customer engagement, i.e. heavy demand for Cutting Tools or engagement specifically Bearings and PT to have that type of background
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from customers, managers, employees and suppliers.
Proficiency with SAP as well as personal computers including Microsoft Office Suite, P21 experiences a plus.
Additional Information Physical Demand: N/A
Working Condition: The candidate must be able to work in an industrial environment with the possibility of exposure to heat, noise, and dirt.
Shift time: As needed
Education: High school degree or equivalent, Bachelors degree preferred
DXP is always looking for individuals who want to join a team of employees who have the desire to achieve remarkable accomplishments together. The culture of the organization is supportive and goal oriented with high expectations, yet it is an environment where the team spirit inspires everyone to do their best. All DXP employees play a vital part in the organization and are treated with respect.
DXP offers a comprehensive benefits package including: Medical, Dental, Vision, Flexible Spending, 401(k), paid holidays, Life and Disability Insurance, and additional supplemental products. EOE/M/F/D/V