Stratford, CT | Perm
Stratford based distributor is looking for a Jr. Purchasing Analyst to work as part of a Purchasing team.
This individual will be working closely with many departments of the company as well as suppliers and transportation companies to achieve the appropriate inventory.
A successful Buyer/Purchasing Coordinator will use all available resources such as purchase history and current market information. The ability to analyze this information and apply it to our needs is paramount. Timing is equally as important in setting up deliveries to keep our inventory levels optimal. In addition to the proactive nature to this position, a reactive approach is necessary to handle fluctuations in sales and delivery schedules. Computer literacy is a must and experience in Word, Excel, and Outlook is essential.
The ideal candidate has a BA / BS and a quantitative mind set. Must be someone comfortable with calculations and formulas and good w/ excel. Good attitude is a must!