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Purchasing Team Member

7/21/23-GMS Industrial Supply/American Patriot Sales and Service

Job Description

As a Purchasing Team Member, you will be responsible for assisting the Purchasing Team with completing tasks and projects, such as creating and submitting purchase orders, sourcing products and materials, and following up with vendors and carriers to track orders and deliveries.

The GMS Industrial Supply and American Patriot Family of Companies is expanding! We are looking to grow our manufacturing and administrative teams as we prepare to move our current facility in Willow City, TX to Fredericksburg, TX. We are looking for hard-working, capable individuals with a variety of skills sets that are ready to join our team and grow with the company.

The GMS Industrial Supply and American Patriot Family of Companies works to supply the Department of Defense with products and services it needs to remain operational. To help our effort to support the Warfighter, we are hiring motivated purchasing team members in the Willow City, TX and Fredericksburg, TX area. As a leader in defense industrial distribution, GMS and American Patriot have been front runners in the development of mission-critical manufactured items for the Department of Defense. We offer a competitive compensation package, including: medical and dental benefits, paid holidays, paid time off, and a matching 401k plan.

Work with the Purchasing team to ensure tasks and projects are completed in a timely manner
Routinely check the status of purchase orders, ensure they are promptly updated in the system, communicate any potential issues with the Purchasing team, and reroute order fulfillment when necessary
Follow up on delivered purchase orders and ensure that a BOL/packing slip is received
Work with vendors and shipping companies to successfully resolve order and delivery issues
Communicate with Purchasing and Warehouse teams on the status of sales order fulfillment, purchase orders, and damages/order issues
Assist with sourcing projects, as needed
Assist the team with other duties and projects, as needed

Fluent in English
Excellent communication skills
Attention to detail
Ability to self-start and work independently
Negotiating skills are a plus
Experience with programs, such as SAP and NetSuite are a plus

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