Requisition Number: 8426 BUY1 008
Job Title: Buyer 1
City: Eighty Four
State: PA
Salary Range: N/A

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Description/Job Summary

A commodity buyer provides stores with the material they need in a timely manner and at a price which enables them to have a market advantage, assists stores with long term bids and technical questions, and is responsible for negotiating contracts, purchasing agreements, and other legal documents.  

Essential Functions:

  • Negotiate prices with suppliers.
  • Answer questions and/or solve problems stores may have with product
  • Trace shipments.
  • Replacement cost and alternate species analysis.
  • Negotiate with vendors on terms, contracts, and purchasing agreements.
  • Communicate market conditions and forecasts with stores for short and long term bids.

Required Skills

  • Computer Skills: Spreadsheet and Internet Software, Order Processing System, Project Manager Software, Inventory Software
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret general business reports, technical procedures and /or government regulations; write reports, business correspondence and procedure manuals; effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers and the general public.
  • Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions; interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.
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84 Lumber Company is an Equal Opportunity / Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or protected veteran status.