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Purchasing Agent 

About the Organization Allied Oil & Supply, Inc. is a family owned business head-quartered in Omaha, NE. Allied Oil is a lubricant distribution business which sells to the passenger car, truck, and manufacturing segments. The company's six branches sell and distribute premium branded product such as: Shell, Petro-Canada, Chevron, Valvoline, Premium Blue, CAT, Bio Blend, & Allied private label. The company has locations in Omaha, NE, Sioux Falls, SD, Des Moines, IA, Kansas City, MO, Joplin, MO, and Wichita, KS.  
Location Omaha  
Description

Essential Duties and Responsibilities: include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Maintain stocking levels of assigned vendors
    • Use Demand Planning software to determine product needed
    • Determine if there is an overstock in another warehouse
    • Upload orders/transfers into Adam
    • Place order with vendor
    • Arrange freight if needed
  • Negotiate pricing with non-core vendors
  • Maintain pricing in Adam
  • Set up item numbers as needed
  • Monitor customer back orders and determine whether the product needs to be ordered directly from the vendor or stock transferred from another warehouse - enter transfer if needed
    • Notify Account Manager and CSR of status and ETA
    • Track Special Order product to insure it is delivered
  • Maintain stocking levels of spoke warehouses using Demand Planning software
    • Upload transfers into Adam
  • Work with Account Managers on forecast over-rides for new customers and demand changes of existing customers
  • Work with Account Managers, Director of Purchasing and product line Vise Presidents to evaluate new products and/or vendors
  • Assist on special projects when needed
 
Position Requirements

Key Qualifications:

  • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Office).
  • Knowledge of supply chain systems and operations.
  • Ability to juggle multiple tasks and prioritize one’s own work, strong self-motivation.
  • Attention to detail and strong organizational skills.
  • Ability to work independently or as part of a team.
  • Effective telephone communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to be friendly, courteous, and tactful.
 
EOE Statement We are an equal employment opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.  
Position Purchasing Agent  
Full-Time/Part-Time  
Shift Days  
Created By Ami Regalado  
Number of Openings 1  
Number Filled 0  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  
Hiring Manager(s) Stew Heyen  
Req Number OPE-19-00002  
Open Date 8/27/2019  

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