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Buyer Associate

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Ferguson Nashville , TN 37201

Posted 3 months ago

Job Description:

Buyer Associate

If a career with an organization that rewards performance and provides a stable and supportive environment for its associates nationwide sounds good to you, Ferguson may just be the place for you. Our people are our biggest asset and share a common passion for customer service, which has helped shape us into the industry leader we are today.

Ferguson is seeking individuals who are interested in purchasing and logistics that posses the following qualifications:

  • Strong customer service skills

  • Detail oriented with a high level of accuracy

  • Intermediate Microsoft Excel skills, and above average math skills

  • Ability to handle pressure and work effectively within deadlines

  • Bachelor's Degree (Business, Computer Science, Communications preferred but not necessary)


  • Execute purchasing strategies and handle a full buying schedule

  • Requirements associated with buying:

  • Review and identify items for purchase

  • Monitor service levels at our distribution centers and external vendors

  • Analyze purchasing reports and buy products accordingly

  • Interact with vendor and branch contacts to maintain proper stocking levels

  • Develop expediting skills

  • Have a solid understanding of our branch/store operations

  • Develop ability to communicate and negotiate with vendors

  • Understand vendor metrics; monitor and maintain objectives

  • Display ability to identify areas for improvement and assist in solution development

  • Work independently while having strong teamwork skills

  • Develop basic inventory management skills:

  • Inventory investment analysis

  • Surplus / return opportunities

  • Penalties and exemptions

  • Working capital and return on investment


As a large, successful company who prides itself on its stability, Ferguson can offer a competitive benefits package which includes the following: medical (two plans to choose from), dental, vision, disability, retirement savings with company match, paid leave (holidays, vacation, sick, personal, and floating holidays), recognition programs, community involvement opportunities, and much more!

  • The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.
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