Market America, a product brokerage and Internet marketing
company that specializes in One-to-One Marketing, is seeking an
experienced Purchasing Agent. The role will manage inventory
levels, vendor communications, and place orders involving raw and
finished goods. Good understanding and ability with Safety Stock,
BOMs and Excel / V Look-ups needed.
Places purchase orders for finished and raw materials. Maintains
proper inventory levels and successful vendor relationships. Will
work with Receiving, Inventory Control, Accounting, Quality
Control, and Vendors. Must have ability to work independently and
follow through on assignments with minimal direction.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
Analyzes inventory levels and sales trends to effectively
determine purchase quantities, and prepares purchase orders
Maintains inventory levels to maximize inventory turnover and to
Collaborates with other departments to effectively and timely
resolve issues of quantity, quality, and freight.
Develops business relationships with existing and new vendors to
optimize on pricing, terms, and delivery.
Verifies vendor acknowledgements of purchase orders to ensure
Reviews and resolves backorders with vendors.
Assists in vendor chargebacks for quality or backorder
Requests quotes for new items for the most cost-effective
Complies with company policies and procedures.
Performs other duties as needed.
Education and Experience
Bachelors degree in business or related field.
Three to five years experience in purchasing, vendor
relationships, and sales and inventory analysis.
Or combination of equivalent experience, education, and
Proficient use of MS Office Products and purchasing software
Moderate to above moderate levels of English writing, speaking,
and reading comprehension; active listening; mathematics;
negotiations; monitoring; analysis; judgment; and
Market America offers competitive salary and generous benefits,
including health, dental, vision, life, short and long-term
disability insurance, a 401(k) retirement plan with company match,
and an on-site health clinic.
Qualified candidates should apply online. This position will be
based onsite in our Greensboro NC location.
Market America is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.
Market America | SHOP.COM is changing the way people shop and
changing the economic paradigm so anyone can become financially
independent by creating their own economy and converting their
spending into earning with the Shopping Annuity.
ABOUT MARKET AMERICA, INC. & SHOP.COM
Currently in its 27th year, Market America, Inc. is a global
product brokerage and Internet marketing company that specializes
in one-to-one marketing and is the creator of The Shopping Annuity.
Its mission is to provide a robust business system for
entrepreneurs, while providing consumers a better way to shop.
Headquartered in Greensboro, NC, the company was founded in 1992 by
Chairman and CEO JR Ridinger and has generated over $8.5 billion in
accumulated sales. Market America employs approximately 1,000
people globally with operations in the United States, Canada, the
United Kingdom, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Singapore, Australia and
Malaysia. Through the companys primary shopping website, SHOP.COM,
consumers have access to approximately 60 million products,
including Market America exclusive brands and thousands of top
retail brands. Market Americas revolutionary Shopping Annuity
program, which helps shoppers convert their existing everyday
spending into earning, is an extraordinary and financially
meaningful benefit of the business. Internet Retailer has ranked
SHOP.COM #65 in the 2018 Internet Retailer Top 1000, the #36
largest global online marketplace in the 2019 Internet Retailer Top
100 Online Marketplaces Database, #96 in the Internet Retailer Asia
500 and the 18th fastest growing Internet Mobile Retailer. The
company is also a two-time winner of the Better Business Bureaus
Torch Award for Marketplace Ethics, was ranked 8th in the 2018
Grant Thornton North Carolina Top 100 (NC100) and received 2018s
Triad Business Journals Fast 50 award as one of the top
privately-held companies for sustained growth, driving the areas
economy. By combining Market Americas entrepreneurial business
model with SHOP.COMs powerful comparison shopping engine, Cashback
program, Hot Deals, SHOPBuddy, Express Pay check out, social
shopping integration and countless other features, the company has
become the ultimate online shopping destination.
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