Jr Buyer

AP Professionals
July 16, 2021
Job Type
Street Address
500 Linden Oaks
Rochester, NY


AP Professionals has partnered with a products distributor that is looking for a Jr Buyer to join their established team. Open due to growth! Manage assigned product lines from verification, preparation, and forward of purchase orders to verification of item's receipt. Authorize payments and liaise with manufacturing suppliers. Must be a strong communicator, with a team-oriented work style. Entry-level candidates looking to break into Supply Chain are highly encouraged to apply!

This position is not eligible for Visa sponsorship.


  • Place orders with suppliers for assigned lines and effectivity communicate with all departments in a timely manner.
  • Maintain supplier information and pricing files in company system as received.
  • Make recommendations regarding stock levels, and complete stock rotations for assigned lines.
  • Complete required paperwork for import shipments.
  • Enter PO acknowledgements as received; follow-up on placed acknowledgements within 24 hours, and release them in the system within 48 hours.
  • Enter changes and expedite POs as necessary.
  • Manage invoices provided by accounting by comparting them to the PO acknowledgements.
  • Complete credits, debits, back-outs, and re-bills; and request supplier corrective actions when required.
  • Obtain proof of deliveries from suppliers; send open order report to top suppliers weekly.
  • Review supplier on-time and quality reports monthly.
  • Prevent re-occurrence of any nonconformities relating to the products, process, and quality system.


  • Associates or Bachelor’s desired

Knowledge, Skills, Abilities, and Other Characteristics

  • Self-starter, willing to work with minimal supervision.
  • Strong desire to learn and work in a team-centric environment.
  • Effective and timely inter-departmental communicator.
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