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Purchasing Planner/Buyer_OMIX ADA 

Division Omix-ADA  
Location Suwanee, GA - Omix-ADA  

OMIX-ADA, a Truck Hero Company and the largest wholesale distributor of aftermarket replacement Jeep Parts and Accessories. We offer Comprehensive Benefits, Matching 401(k) for your retirement, Tuition Reimbursement, PTO/Paid Time Off, Company Discounts.


Purchases current volume at $14,000,000+ annually of parts necessary to fulfill sales orders in a timely and accurate manner. Works with Purchasing Manager in negotiating vendor quotes for materials and supplies. Develops close working relationships with vendors to adjust orders ensuring MOQ’s and pricing issues are resolved. Works with Receiving to ensure PO’s are received correctly to enable AP processing of invoices in a timely manner; works with vendors and AP to resolve receiving/shipping discrepancies. Works with Quality and Engineering to track and resolve non-conforming issues. Assists Purchasing Manager to research status of Purchase Orders for backordered product and expedite shipments to meet customer demand.


Purchases parts necessary to fulfill sales orders in a timely and accurate manner.

Works closely with vendors to adjust MOQ and pricing issues for PO’s placed to balance demand and supply.

Schedules containers to be received and guides Receiving department to ensure containers are unloaded in a timely manner and product is counted and received correctly.

Reconciles quantities received versus ordered between vendors and AP to ensure timely payment of invoices taking advantage of all available discounts.

Works with Quality, Engineering and vendors to track and resolve non-conforming issues.

Assists Purchasing Manager with needed report compilation including those for OMIX and Truck Hero Corporate; researches status of Purchase Orders for backordered product to expedite shipments.

Assists with other projects as needed.


Synthesizes complex or diverse information; Collects and researches data; Uses intuition and experience to complement data; Designs workflows and procedures.

Cost Consciousness

Works within approved budget; Develops and implements cost saving measures; Contributes to profits and revenue; Conserves organizational resources.

Customer Service

Responds promptly to customer needs; Responds to requests for service and assistance; Meets commitments.


Follows instructions, responds to management direction; Takes responsibility for own actions; Keeps commitments; commits to long hours of work when necessary to reach goals. Completes tasks on time or notifies appropriate person with an alternate plan.


Generates creative solutions; Translates concepts and information into images; Uses feedback to modify designs; Applies design principles; Demonstrates attention to detail.


Volunteers readily; Undertakes self-development activities; Seeks increased responsibilities; Takes independent actions and calculated risks; Looks for and takes advantage of opportunities; Asks for and offers help when needed.


Displays original thinking and creativity; Meets challenges with resourcefulness; Generates suggestions for improving work; Develops innovative approaches and ideas

Interpersonal Skills

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.


Displays willingness to make decisions; Exhibits sound and accurate judgment; Supports and explains reasoning for decisions; Includes appropriate people in decision-making process; Makes timely decisions.


Sets and achieves challenging goals; Demonstrates persistence and overcomes obstacles; Measures self against standard of excellence; Takes calculated risks to accomplish goals.

Organizational Support

Follows policies and procedures; Completes tasks correctly and on time; Supports organization’s goals and values; Supports affirmative actions and respects diversity.

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.


Approaches others in a tactful manner; Reacts well under pressure; Treats others with respect and consideration regardless of their status or position; Accepts responsibility for own actions; Follows through on commitments.


Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness; Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Applies feedback to improve performance; Monitors own work to ensure quality.

Quality Management

Looks for ways to improve and promote quality; Demonstrates accuracy and thoroughness.


Meets productivity standards; completes work in timely manner; Strives to increase productivity; Works quickly.

Safety and Security

Observes safety and security procedures; Reports potentially unsafe conditions; Uses equipment and materials properly.


Balances team and individual responsibilities; Exhibits objectivity and openness to other views; Gives and welcomes feedback; Contributes to building a positive team spirit; Puts success of team above own interests; Supports everyone’s efforts to succeed.

Technical Skills

Assesses own strengths and weaknesses; Pursues training and development opportunities; Strives to continuously build knowledge and skills; Shares expertise with others.

Verbal 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.

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.

SUPERVISION GIVEN -if the work involves leadership, supervisory, or management responsibilities, please check the statement which best describes the position.

Lead worker who assigns, trains, schedules, oversees, or reviews the work of others

Plans, staffs, evaluates, and directs work of employees of a work unit



Position Requirements

QUALIFICATIONSto perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactory. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions.

Education and Experience

Example: Bachelor’s degree required; 6-8 years of related experience and/or training required.

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent work experience required; 3-5 years’ experience in a procurement, supply chain, or similar role, preferably in a distribution center environment, and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Required Licenses

Example: CDL is required.

  • N/A

Computer Skills

Example: Skilled in Microsoft Office, knowledge of database software, order processing systems, manufacturing software, spreadsheets, quality, and word processing.

  • Skilled in general PC operation/navigation and application-specific experience including SharePoint and Microsoft Office 365 applications (MS Excel, Access, Word, PowerPoint)
  • ERP and inventory management software experience

Language Skills

Example: Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals. Ability to respond to complaints. Ability to effectively present information to top management. Write, speak and comprehend English.

  • Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public. Read, write, and speak English.

Mathematical Skills

Example: Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, fractions, and decimals. Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw an interpret graphs.

  • Ability to calculate figures and amounts such as discounts, interest, commissions, proportions, percentages, area, circumference, and volume. Ability to apply concepts of basic algebra and geometry.

Reasoning Ability

Example: Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions.

  • Ability to solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
  • 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


Example: Occasional travel may be required.

Occasional travel may be required

COMPETENCIESa skill, knowledge, or ability required of an employee to perform the functions and duties of the job. To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies.


Adapts to changes in the work environment; Manages competing demands; Changes approach or method to best fit the situation; Able to deal with frequent change, delays, or unexpected events.


Delegates authority to carry out work of a unit to subordinate supervisors or managers


ADA CHECKLIST used to determine the general physical requirements; Physical activities, visual acuity, and working conditions.

The Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990 (ADA) and associated Federal regulations protect qualified individuals with disabilities from discrimination in all areas of employment. To be considered qualified, an individual must be able to perform the essential functions of a position, with or without, reasonable accommodation. It is important that the physical tasks associated with the essential functions be identified appropriately so that persons with disabilities can determine if any accommodation is necessary.


Check the box next to the letters that correspond with the physical aspects of the essential functions of the position.

  1. GENERAL PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Please select the ONE description of general physical requirements that best describes the work requirements of the position.

Sedentary Work: Exerting up to 10 pounds of force occasionally and/or a negligible amount of force frequently or constantly to lift, carry, push, pull or otherwise move objects, including the human body. Sedentary work involved sitting most of the time. Walking and standing are required only occasionally.

VISUAL ACUITYplease check the ONE description of visual acuity requirements (including color, depth perception, and field of vision) that best describes the requirements of the position.

The worker is required to have close visual acuity to perform an activity such as preparing and analyzing data and figures; transcribing; viewing a computer terminal; expansive reading; visual inspection involving small defects, small parts and/or operation of machines (including inspection); using measurement devices; and/or assembly of fabrication of parts at distances close to the eyes.

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.  
Open Date 10/14/2021  
Req Number PUR-21-00015  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  
Shift First  
Exempt/Non-Exempt Exempt  

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