Home Depot IB BUYER SPECIAL ORDER (Lighting) - Interline Brands in Jacksonville, Florida
The Special Orders team facilitates the purchasing and selling of non-stock and custom items for all brands across IBI. The team is dedicated to improving customer loyalty with fast, accurate, and friendly service and support.
MAJOR TASKS, RESPONSIBILITES AND KEY ACCOUNTABILITIES
25%- Partner with Sales team to meet customers non-stock needs
15%- Build effective relationships with vendors in order to effectively source products, negotiate costs, and maintain awareness of vendor/product issues
15%- Interface/collaborate with the Merchandising Department to align customer and company objectives
15%- Operate with a strong sense of urgency
15%- Research/resolve discrepancies in partnership with Accounts Payable
15%- Leverage computer systems/tools to perform job functions
NATURE AND SCOPE
This position reports to the Senior Manager Special Orders.
This position has no direct reports.
ENVIRONMENTAL JOB REQUIREMENTS
Located in a comfortable indoor area. Any unpleasant conditions would be infrequent and not objectionable.
Typically requires overnight travel less than 10% of the time.
Must be eighteen years of age or older.
Must be legally permitted to work in the United States.
The knowledge, skills and abilities typically acquired through the completion of a high school diplomas and/or GED.
Years of Relevant Work Experience: 2 years
Most of the time is spent sitting in a comfortable position and there is frequent opportunity to move about. On rare occasions there may be a need to move or lift light articles.
Knowledge, Skills, Abilities and Competencies: Experience in prioritizing and managing a high volume of work while maintaining service level standards
Demonstrated excellence in providing customer service to both internal and external customers
Understanding of business analytics
Excellent communication and negotiation skills
Proficient with Microsoft suite
Experience in product sourcing, vendor negotiations, and sales preferred
Proficiency in use of procurement systems, Unisys/Bridge and RS-6000 experience preferred
Bachelor s Degree preferred but not required We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.
We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.