Product Buyer

Thompson Creek Window Company
Upper Marlboro, MD
Jan 26, 2022
Jan 28, 2022
Full Time
Build your career, design a future at Thompson Creek Window Company. We are the premier home improvement replacement products company serving the Mid-Atlantic region for more than 40 years. We are proud of our history, and proud to help our communities improve the comfort and conditions of their homes. Thompson Creek is looking for a Product Buyer to join our team. In this role, you will ensure 100% customer satisfaction while overseeing customer installations from pre-construction to final installation.POSITION SUMMARY: The Product Buyer is responsible for vendor management and the initiation of purchase orders and amendments for parts, services and/or special tools.ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.Manages vendors by monitoring vendor pricing, shipping, ensuring order confirmations are received, and administering returns.Negotiates prices and lead time of products with vendors.Creates reports in SAP ECC for confirmations of purchase orders and daily exceptions.Addresses delivery issues and reports of last minute issues for upcoming installs.Addresses receiving issues with vendor shipments.Manages vendor scorecard and holds vendors accountable by assessing vendor's customer service standards using vendor report cards.Manages subcontractor records and scorecard - tracks installer insurance, cancellation, delays with installs, and damages.Performs cancel log review and analysis - reviews the reason for cancellation and updates the vendor scorecard to reflect the vendor issue.Reconciles purchase orders for invoicing.Reviews and processes return merchandise authorizations (RMAs) and negotiates credits with vendors.Creates purchase orders for demo and sample items for sales and field staff.Processes installer deductions and invoices for payment.Communicates with other departments as needed to meet customer service goals.Responds to material gaps to resolve urgent customer issues.SKILLS & ABILITIES: Education/Experience: Bachelors' Degree and at least 3 years' experience in purchasing/ buying; any equivalent combination of education and experience.Computer Skills: Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Outlook). Ability to develop competency with SAP ERP systemThompson Creek offers a generous benefits package including:Medical Plan with HSAPrescription Drug PlanDental Plan401k with Immediately Vested Company MatchEducational AssistanceCompany-paid holidaysPaid Time OffAdditional Voluntary BenefitsOn the job training and professional developmentAbout Thompson CreekThompson Creek Window Company is a privately owned and family-operated manufacturer and installer of energy-efficient home improvement replacement products. Founded in 1980, Thompson Creek began as a manufacturer of energy-efficient, maintenance-free vinyl windows. Since that time, Thompson Creek has evolved into one of the leading specialty home improvement contracting companies in the nation. The company's product mix includes replacement windows and doors, vinyl siding and a clog-free gutter system. Thompson Creek is headquartered in Lanham, MD with a state-of-the-art 120,000 square foot manufacturing facility in Upper Marlboro, MD.Drug-free WorkplaceThompson Creek Window Co participates in the E-Verify programEOEJob Type: Full-timePay: $50,000.00 per yearBenefits:401(k) matchingDental insuranceHealth insurancePaid time offReferral programTuition reimbursementSchedule:8 hour shiftMonday to FridayExperience:Procurement: 1 year (Preferred)Purchasing: 1 year (Preferred)Work Location: One location