BUNZL Purchasing Agent - Majestic in Everett, Washington

The Purchasing Agent will work to maintain vendor relationships. This person will assist with inventory control to reduce and eliminate any obsolete materials.

Your career path has many avenues available for you to succeed. Are you looking to advance at a rate that matches your ambition and skill set? At Bunzl, we understand and want to invest in you. With our multi-career options, you’ll not only be able to find the adventure you are looking for today, but can be confident that new opportunities will be there for advancement in your future.

Responsibilities:

  • Manage and purchase from assigned suppliers to assure proper stock levels

  • Work with others within the organization to solve problems as they arise

  • Assist purchasing and sales team in the sourcing of new items

  • Continually update ERP system of all purchase related information and changes

  • Work with purchasing and receiving department to insure all incoming goods are quality checked

  • Possibly travel overseas to audit and asses current suppliers and evaluate new ones

Requirements:

  • High School diploma is required. Bachelor's degree preferred

  • 3+ years experience in purchasing or relevant business experience is required; preferably in a distribution environment

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills are required

  • Computer skills to include Microsoft Excel, Word and Outlook

  • Must be able to multi-task and must be detail oriented

  • Must be a problem solver and demonstrate good negotiation skills

  • SAP experience is highly preferred

So, what are you waiting for? A new career awaits you with endless opportunities.

Bunzl is a global leader in the Cleaning & Hygiene, Food Processing, Grocery, Health Care, Non-Food Retail, and Safety industries. We have grown both organically and through acquisitions to sales in excess of $10 billion. Bunzl North America is headquartered in St. Louis, Missouri. Bunzl North America owns and operates more than 100 warehouses and serves all 50 states, Puerto Rico, Canada and parts of the Caribbean and Mexico. With more than 4,800 employees and 400,000 plus supplies, Bunzl is regarded as a leading supplier in North America.

Bunzl Distribution offers competitive salaries, a comfortable work environment, and a full range of benefits including a 401k with a company match.

Bunzl Distribution has a tradition of commitment to equal employment opportunity. It is the established policy to attract and retain the best qualified people without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability or veteran status as provided by law.

Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor’s legal duty to furnish information.