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Jr. Buyer in Disputanta, VA at Standard Motor Products

Date Posted: 4/7/2021

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Job Description

  • Reports to: Resale Business Unit Purchasing Manager


    • Works with routine, low maintenance, proven suppliers
    • Assures proper, systemic data is correct in the JDE operating system
    • Assures via various methods that product is delivered accurately and in a timely manner
    • Monitors various system generated reports
    • Researches and resolves invoices and receipt discrepancies
    • Attends suppliers meetings as required
    • Handles documentation for return to vendor discrepant receipts
    • Researches and resolves QA discrepant receipt reports
    • Researches and processes documentation for submission of part discontinuance (ECR)
    • Assists in documentation and sample preparation for off-shore, low cost sources via HK office
    • Works on other projects as assigned by management

Job Requirements

  • Qualifications

    • Some automotive/automotive parts background with prior hands on experience
    • Prior experience in purchasing, materials or distribution areas
    • Detail oriented
    • Strong problem solving skills; strong mathematics aptitude
    • Exemplary attendance required
    • Strong interpersonal skills; must be able to work in a team environment
    • Self-starter, highly motivated, works without constant supervision
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Power Point)
    • Ability to learn and process JDE query programs; strong data processing skills
    • Written and verbal communication skill set required (significant phone and E-mail work required)
    • Ability to physically evaluate sample submissions for potential cost savings opportunity or second line use
    • Ability to use internet as information source
    • Review catalogues (printed or on line) as additional source data


    • Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree or equivalent in business, finance, engineering or related field
    • GPA 3.0 or better


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