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Purchasing/Ordering Specialist

Lakewood, NJ
Purchasing/Order Processing Specialist - Excellent Compensation 
A well established, mid-size company is seeking an energetic, organized individual to handle quoting, ordering, and tracking computer related components (desktops, servers, drives, cables, laptops) for various clients. No purchasing experience required but the successful candidate must be detail oriented, willing to learn, and demonstrate tenacity and follow-up skills. This is an excellent opportunity to work with a great company in a friendly, fast-paced, high energy environment with relatively little turnover. The position provides a generous salary, paid vacation and holidays plus opportunities for career advancement.
  • Quoting, ordering, tracking and setting up service calls in an IT environment.
  • Tracking technical items that are in stock and ordering from vendors when necessary.
  • Handling quotes for renewals and complex orders of computer parts
  • Ensuring that certain “high touch” quotes or orders are expedited
  • Following up with multiple vendors to make sure orders are being fulfilled.
  • Demonstrating problem solving skills deal with backorders and other roadblocks to timely order fulfillment.
  • Demonstrate organizational skills such as tracking the order once the client puts in their request
  • Initiate timely follow-up with customers and vendors once the quote is generated and also when the equipment is ordered.
  • Utilize company system to schedule and input orders, checking for accuracy and verifying shipping information. Make updates accordingly based on customer requirements.
  • Update customer, strategic account managers and relevant channels on delivery details an order status.
  • Maintain and update relevant sales, vendors and customer records.
  • Coordinate urgent customer issues with sales personnel, field application and other pertinent stakeholders.
  • A detail oriented focus in order to take accurate orders and generate accurate quotes.
  • Tenacity and thorough follow-up skills with customers and vendors.
  • Ability and willingness to take responsibility and ownership for the ordering process.  

    Please indicate in your cover letter why you think you would be a good fit for this position. 
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