Buyer - Aftermarket Auto Parts
Company: Smyth Automotive Inc
Posted on: August 7, 2022
Smyth Automotive is a privately-held automotive aftermarket
company, owned and operated by the Smyth family since it was
founded by George Smyth over 50 years ago. Smyth Automotive has
grown and now owns and operates 18 auto part retail locations, 8
paint centers and 5 warehouse distribution centers serving Greater
Cincinnati, Dayton, Columbus, Northern and Central KY,
Indianapolis, IN and Nashville, TN.
Smyth is seeking experienced Buyers with inventory analyst
experience. The position requires strong multitasking and
analytical skills to manage daily purchasing. Daily task include
generating and reviewing daily orders to meet sales demand and
maintain appropriate stock levels. Buyer will also manage inventory
stock levels on a scheduled basis and adjust order needs based on
lead times, review fill rates, and update pricing. Buyer will work
with vendors on annual clean ups to remove slow moving inventory
and bring in new numbers.
Responsibility for reviewing and analyzing product demand and
managing replenishment for Smyth stores.
Works with Store and District managers to provide inventory
replenishment parameters and forecasting demands.
Resolves purchasing problems between department and vendor.
Review with vendors all return product and manage the process for
Help develop Smyth inventory tracking system.
Proven history of purchasing experience in auto parts a plus.
Strong Decision making skills.
Team Player with strong communications skills.
Organized and experience handling multiple task and projects.
Advanced Microsoft Excel Skills are required.
Basic math skills will be needed to analyze prices and calculate
Strong analytical and problem solving abilities.
Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to
get information and ideas across to others.
4 plus years experience working in a distribution/retail
environment in a related role.
Associates degree and five years of buying experience; OR any
equivalent combination of experience and/or education from which
comparable knowledge, skills and abilities have been achieved.
Smyth Automotive offers competitive salary, along with benefits
including medical, dental, vision, STD/LTD, Life, 401k/match, paid
vacation, paid sick time, paid holidays, and employee
Please send in your resume for consideration.
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