Purchasing Expeditor (North Fort Worth, TX)

Regal Professional Services is presently hiring for a client located in the North Fort Worth region (i.e. 76106). Our client company is in the distribution industry and they are looking for a viable Purchasing Expeditor to work in their purchasing department as soon as possible. This vacancy is a long-term opportunity on day shift schedule. Additional information is outlined below for reference.

Hire term: Long-term (temp to hire or direct hire)

Shift: Must be flexible for training Monday-Friday from 9am-5:30pm. Once training is completed, there will be an opportunity to change your day shift schedule to whichever feasible hours suit your preference (i.e. 6am-2:30pm, 7am-3:30pm, etc.). The hours will need to be on a full-time basis (not part time).

Pay range: Depends on experience. The typical range usually starts around $18-$22 per hour. Previous salary history will need to be submitted for full consideration.

Work environment: Office

Dress attire: Business Casual

Testing required to qualify? Yes. MS Office (Excel & Word), Data entry alphanumeric, and Typing tests will need to be executed first in order to proceed to next steps (i.e. submission and interviewing). Test results will be submitted to our client along with your screened resume for possible next steps.

Benefits offered once permanent? Yes.

POSITION SUMMARY

  • Maintain accurate delivery times for all purchase orders and the individual part numbers on the purchase orders. Maintain accurate vendor lead times at the SKU level. Requires precise communication with the vendors and internal team.

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS

  • Continual update of delivery information for purchase orders and individual SKU.

  • Assist in maintaining accurate lead times by SKU.

  • Assures supplier is fulfilling the agreed upon terms and conditions of the purchase order and reacts accordingly when there is a deviation.

  • Reviews the PO files on a regular and timely manner.  Reviews every file at least once every week, more often for short delivery times or critical SKU’s.

  • Communicate all potential price changes, delivery times, delays, or product number changes from the supplier to the Buyer.

  • Provides support and accountability to the overall Process submittal and supplier evaluation feedback to the Buyers.

  • Maintains good communication with buyers, receiving, and accounting functions.


POSITION QUALIFICATIONS

Problem Solving - Identifies and resolves problems in a timely manner; Gathers and analyzes information skillfully; Develops alternative solutions; Works well in group problem solving situations; Uses reason even when dealing with emotional topics.

Interpersonal - Focuses on solving conflict, not blaming; Maintains confidentiality; Listens to others without interrupting; Keeps emotions under control; Remains open to others' ideas and tries new things.

Oral Communication - Speaks clearly and persuasively in positive or negative situations; Listens and gets clarification; Responds well to questions; Demonstrates group presentation skills; Participates in meetings.

Team Work - Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to others' views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Able to build morale and group commitments to goals and objectives; Supports everyone's efforts to succeed; Recognizes accomplishments of other team members.

Written Communication - Writes clearly and informatively; Edits work for spelling and grammar; Varies writing style to meet needs; Presents numerical data effectively; Able to read and interpret written information.


SKILLS & ABILITIES

Education:  Degree preferred or commensurate work experience

Experience: Related experience desired. Working in a fast pace environment and communicating with vendors and buyers.

Computer Skills: Proficient in Microsoft office products and E-mail

Other Requirements:  Professional communication, ethical, multi-tasking