Stratford, Connecticut

WESCO is known for the best service and the best people, always going above and beyond to provide top-notch service to our customers. As a leading global provider of supply chain solutions, WESCO’s goal is to ensure that our customers have the products they need, when and where they need them — whether that is on a construction site or in a manufacturing plant. We back up those products with proven expert services that help companies increase efficiency and productivity, reduce costs, create safer workplaces, and achieve sustainability goals. If this is a culture you want to be a part of, we invite you to join WESCO, a place where inclusion and diversity is valued and continuous improvement is a way of life.

 

·         Reviews daily purchasing reports and system recommendations and determines proper quantities and items to purchase and creates purchasing documents to send suppliers.

·         Assist in the execution of stock replenishment, special order (SO), and drop ship (DS) buying where assigned while making buying decisions based on most economical method with respect to quantities, order minimums or prepaid terms and mode of transportation.

·         Follows up with suppliers concerning order status and delivery, and communicates delivery information to impacted departments.

EXPERIENCE:

1 year of Purchasing within supply chain environment is preferred

1 year of Knowledge of industry including suppliers, customers, and competitors is preferred

 

EDUCATION:

Associate’s Degree in Business or related field is required

Bachelor’s Degree in Business or related field is preferred

 

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS:

Knowledge of purchasing and inventory concepts is required

Strong verbal and written communication skills is required

Strong problem solving skills is required

Strong computer skills is required

Prior Tooling Experience preferred

 

Working Environment:

General Office – Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc. 

 

physical requirements:

Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time. 

 

mental requirements:

Employee required to analyze and interpret complex data.

Employee required to problem-solve. 

Employee required to communicate with the public.

At WESCO, we offer a competitive compensation and benefits package including medical, dental, vision, life, AD&D, paid time off (PTO), 401k, tuition reimbursement, STD/LTD, Legal assistance and more.

EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER WESCO International, Inc., including its subsidiaries and affiliates ("WESCO"), is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of WESCO to not discriminate against any job applicant or employee based on age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status or any other protected status. This policy includes but is not limited to the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff, or termination.”           

Stratford, Connecticut

WESCO Distribution is a leader in industrial supply with an extensive offering of electrical, data communications, general maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) and electrical OEM products. We are more than just an electrical distributor - we're a company of procurement specialists, helping customers lower supply chain costs and increase efficiency through LEAN Customer Value Creation (LCVC); and save energy with Green and Sustainability initiatives. Our network of branches delivers industrial supply products fast, and our vast catalog of supplier partners enables WESCO to be your one-stop shop for electrical and MRO products. As a Fortune 500 company our industrial supply solutions leverage our buying power and extensive procurement experience that leaders across a broad range of industries trust to deliver value, service, and results that exceed customer expectations.

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