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Buyer - Aftermarket Auto Parts

Company: Smyth Automotive Inc
Location: Cincinnati
Posted on: August 7, 2022

Job Description:

Description:
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 required lines.
Help develop Smyth inventory tracking system.

Requirements:

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 stock levels.
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 discounts.
Please send in your resume for consideration.

PM21

PI187021618

Keywords: Smyth Automotive Inc, Cincinnati , Buyer - Aftermarket Auto Parts, Hospitality & Tourism , Cincinnati, Ohio

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