Lead and manage activities of buyers/inventory managers and staff engaged in purchasing electrical, industrial, material handling and safety products for resale. Overall responsibility for the leadership and management for procurement of product to maintain appropriate inventory levels that satisfy customer demand and maximize Horizon inventory turns. Develop and implement policies, procedures and guidelines that establish and ensure buying and inventory management coordination and facilitate the maximization of product inventory turns.
Develop, manage and maintain vendor relationships; overall responsibility for negotiated pricing and contracts, availability and delivery and issue resolution with vendors. Overall responsbility for working directly with vendors to maximize efficiencies within the supply chain and ensure data accuracy to support purchasing requirements and digital. Create and manage vendor return optimization and vendor return tracking systems.
Develop, lead and manage processes and programs that provide continuous review of inactive inventory, with the objective of maximization of inventory turns and minimization of inventory cost. Develop, lead and manage programs and processes that prevent and eliminate non-productive inventory. Develop, lead and manage processes and programs that facilitate successful sales efforts for at-risk inventory. Design, implement and manage changes that foster an environment of continuous improvement increased effectiveness, profitability and increased customer and vendor satisfaction.
Responsible for purchasing specific stock lines and non-stock products to meet customer and inventory needs. Identify purchasing needs, negotiate with suppliers, inventory management, and overall supplier performance management as it relates to fill rates, on time delivery, obsolescence, returns, and overall terms. Assist in development and qualification of suppliers, identifying vendor and obtaining competitive quotes/bids. Review and analyze price, delivery quotes and coordinating purchase requirements with customer, company and/or program needs.
Monitor stock inventory levels, company trends and needs and vendor incentives/programs and make recommendation for most desirable buy levels and product mix. Analyze forecasts, make inventory management recommendations and coordinate scheduled inventory readjustments within vendor guidelines. Monitor market and buying conditions and make recommendations for commodity buys that ensure optimum price. Monitor, verify and maintain purchase records and correspondence.
The Sales Specialist – Industrial & Safety Products are responsible for technical support and marketing, directly associated with Horizon’s Industrial and Safety Products and Services. Coordinate and implement the outside sales and marketing efforts with the objective of increased sales, gross and net profit and exceptional customer service.
Analyze and identify market and customer needs; design and sell solutions that maximize Horizon’s Industrial & Safety Product Offerings and Services. Act as Horizon’s primary customer representative and liaison to initiate and develop mutually beneficial, long-term relationships with customers and potential customers.
Develop and manage customer relationships directly, as well as indirectly, through Account Managers and support staff, with Industrial Products and Services specifications, product pricing and product availability. Manage and/or support contract negotiations and renewal, quotation process and financial/payment arrangements consistent with Horizon standards.
Develop and maintain an in-depth knowledge of all of our key product lines, with a focus on abrasives, cutting tools, safety and general MRO with the desire and ability to apply knowledge to the customer’s manufacturing processes. Introduce new products and tools, demonstrate features advantages and benefits and answer customer questions regarding product applications.
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