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Purchasing Agent

Company: Storyteller Overland
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: August 5, 2022

Job Description:

Job DescriptionSalary: Starting @ 55k + IncentivesPurchasing AgentJob DescriptionWorkplace Vibe:Storyteller Overland aims to maintain a positive and productive work environment. Each team member plays a role in fostering this environment. Everyone should bring their full selves to work each day, approach the day with a positive outlook, and operate with team spirit (camaraderie, cooperation and collaboration). Purchasing Agent Overview: As a Purchasing Agent you will assist in the daily operations of Storyteller's procurement team. You will take full ownership of procurement vendor relationships, inventory ordering, tracking, and challenges and see them through to resolution as they are your own all while being an exceptional team player and a superior brand ambassador of our reputation within our vibrant community of vanlifers, adventure seekers, and outdoor enthusiasts. General Responsibilities:

  • Issue purchase orders based on vendor lead times and forecasted stocking levels so that the production team has all materials needed to build quality products,
  • Utilize Business ERP to monitor and report inventory levels and improve processes overtime,
  • Establish and nurture solid business relationships with key parts & materials suppliers/vendors,
  • Track order status and monitor both direct and indirect Storyteller supply chain disruptions and proactively plan in order to reduce the impact to Storyteller Overland,
  • Contribute to the overall success of the procurement team by co-elevating with all team members through collaboration, cooperation, and camaraderie,
  • All other duties as assigned. Work Schedule:
    • Fixed or Compressed: Will discuss work schedule details in personPurchasing Agent Qualifications/Skills:
      • NetSuite ERP experience a plus, buying experience, supply chain management, MS Office or G Suite familiarity, aptitude for learning new things quickly, high level of attention to detail, good problem solver, solid data entry practices, strong communication skills, active listener, juggler of many tasks simultaneously well, patient, emotionally intelligent, and strong relationship builder.Education and Experience Preferred:
        • 2+ years of supply chain experience a plus
        • 2+ years of manufacturing inventory management a plus
        • Bachelor's and/or master's degree a plus
        • Experience partnering with vendors/suppliers
        • Proven track record of working in a fast- paced, high-stress position that requires high levels of attention to detail

Keywords: Storyteller Overland, Birmingham , Purchasing Agent, Sales , Birmingham, Alabama

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