Leading distributor of specialized building materials seeks to hire a Purchasing Agent based in their Manhattan headquarters. The Purchasing Agent must be knowledgeable in product, inventory control, logistics and vendor relationship to ensure we are maximizing profitability while fulfilling orders in a timely manner.
The purchasing team is a group of problem solvers with boundless curiosity about tile/stone and the logistics side of the business. We work in a faced paced environment and together, we build trust and connections with factories all over the world that produce mutual wins through spirited collaboration. Our team is the liaison between factories and clients, architect reps and interior designers.
We look for a team member who is an analytical thinker, technically minded, detail organized and problem solver. This team member must have the ability to think critically, using logistic and reasoning, to identify strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems. Must have a strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills with International factories (preferred) and has solid judgement in making decisions.