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POST DATE 9/15/2016
END DATE 10/30/2016

Ajilon Professional Staffing Minneapolis, MN

Minneapolis, MN
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span Would you like to advance your career in the finance and retail industry? A premier and well-known company is looking to add a Purchasing Specialist to their team in the Minneapolis area! This contract to hire position offers competitive pay and the opportunity to flex your interpersonal and negotiation skills. If you have a few years of experience in retail distribution, and the desire to work for an established company, this exciting opportunity is for you! br   br Job Responsibilities: br • Manage forecasts br • Prepare and place PO’s for an assigned group of SKU’s br • Track and monitor inbound receipts and purchase orders for on time delivery br • Resolve supplier invoicing issues br • Oversee supplier pricing and lead times br • Achieve performance targets by managing associated inventory and fill rate br • Manage exceptions and all follow up with suppliers and transportation br • Engage in cross functional SIOP activities and team meetings br   br Job Qualifications: br • Bachelor's degree in a financial, accounting or math discipline – preferred br • 5-7 years of retail distribution in replenishment planning or purchasing related experience br • High attention to detail and the ability to perform analytics in Excel br • Proficient in Microsoft Office (including Excel) br • Experience with any mainstream Distribution planning & replenishment software preferred br • Oracle Experience preferred br • Experience with PO’s in Oracle, JD Edwards, and/or 3B planning software br • Be able to work with dealers and follow up with vendors br   br If you have a passion for purchasing and are looking to join a great team, don’t let this opportunity to pass you by! Apply for the job in Minneapolis now at br   br /span