Product Procurement Specialist I - Longwood, FL in Longwood, FL at Sears Home Services

Date Posted: 9/27/2018

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Full-Time
  • Location:
    Longwood, FL
  • Date Posted:
    9/27/2018
  • Job ID:
    953900BR

Job Description

Req/Job ID: 953900BR
Employing Entity: Sears Home Improvement Products, Inc.
Employment Category: Regular, Full-time
Job Function: Customer Service
Store ID: 24025: Sears Corporate Longwood FL

Job Scope:
Responsible for auditing and ordering approximately 12-20 front-line orders daily for up to two products. Maintains accuracy of 97% with a cost per job of less than $2. Ensure Project Consultant commission is adjusted appropriately based on material audits.

Job Summary:
The Product Procurement Specialist I is responsible for performing multiple tasks to ensure all orders placed for the two product lines they are responsible for. This position learns the product offerings as a means of auditing and processing these orders correctly and providing feedback to the District General Manager, Production Manager, Project Coordinators and District Administrators in the district offices. This position requires communication, as a liaison, between over 46 district offices, nationally, and the vendors/fabricators.

Job Requirements

JOB DUTIES/RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Orders all product components for assigned product lines and shipped product offerings (i.e., windows, siding, cabinets, countertops, plumbing, lighting, tile backsplash and/or flooring) and the parts from the appropriate vendor via order, fax or email
• Investigates jobs on hold daily, determine root cause of delay and continuously communicate with vendor/office to drive to resolution
• Inputs data accurately into proprietary software program that allows all users the ability to view appropriate dates for ordering and shipping, as well as all documents and notes necessary for the completion of each order
• Reviews purchase requisitions for proper authorization, appropriate funding, order clarity and compliance with rules and regulations
• Validates measurements and materials on job contracts are accurate and processes adjustments to commissions based on changes to original contract
• Verifies and confirms agreed upon pricing charges and product information provided from Vendors and Fabricators
• Ensures accurate Purchase Orders (PO) are issued to Vendors, Fabricators and the Accounting department
• Works closely with Vendors to ensure accurate information on confirmation of orders
• Invoices and charges back trip and labor to responsible party for damaged and/or mis-measured products
• Performs other duties as assigned

JOB REQUIREMENTS:
• High school diploma or equivalent
• Less than one year of related experience
• 18 years of age or older (except some locations which may allow for 16 and 17 year olds)

REQUIRED SKILLS:
• Ability to work well with numbers, measurements and dimensions
• Ability to pay attention to detail, with a high degree of accuracy
• Ability to organize, prioritize and manage time effectively
• Basic knowledge of MS Office Programs along with typing, 10-key and data entry
• Excellent verbal communication skills for communicating with internal clients at all levels, as well as Vendors
• Ability to work independently to ensure prompt data input within the established timelines
• Ability to be flexible to perform duties wherever volume deems it necessary within the department
• All employees/associates may in the course of their duties come in contact with Credit / Debit Card Data. If this data is exposed as part of their position in the site/center, the associate must protect that data as directed and required by the compliance team to ensure SHC s compliance to current Payment Card Industry (PCI) Data Security Standards (DSS)

PREFERRED SKILLS:
• Some college
• Computer-Aided Design (CAD) program experience

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