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Purchasing Coordinator

Department: HornerXpress Port St. Lucie
Location: Port St. Lucie
Position Type: Full Time

Job Description


We are currently seeking a candidate who can wear multiple hats. The right candidate for this role will be motivated and be willing to help in multiple areas of the business. The primary function of this role will be buying and vendor relationships with inventory and customer service as secondary roles. Having the right attitude is critical in this role as well as the ability to handle multiple projects and issues at the same time.



  • Monitor usage and then purchase adequate number of products for stock
  • Negotiate the best price and terms with vendors
  • Fax Purchase Orders to vendors along with shipping information
  • Backup Inside Sales when necessary for customer service by providing technical information to clients as well as quotes
  • Review orders for stock items and approve quantities needed or place order
  • Develop/monitor "Never Out of Stock" items to minimize back orders
  • Review Open P/O report to track/cancel existing P/O's
  • Analyze items with low volume sales, evaluate inventory levels, promote movement
  • Aggressively approach vendors for RGA of items not turning over
  • Initiate development of discount programs with B and C level vendors
  • Negotiate with vendors and freight companies for best pricing
  • Run inventory management report by turns (adjust min/max) on a weekly basis
  • Establish/adjust minimum and maximum levels of product
  • Run the negative on hand report (best run after all receiving is done) and make adjustments as needed
  • Maintain and run reports on inventory and P/O’s when needed 


Required Experience

  • 1 year of purchasing experience
  • 1 year of administrative/ clerical experience in a fast face environment  
  • Positive, enthusiastic and flexible attitude
  • Team player mentality
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills
  • At least 1 year of swimming pool and industry knowledge
  • Self-motivated, organized, positive mental attitude


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