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Purchasing Analyst

Location : Thousand Oaks, CA (On-Site)
Job Type : Direct
Compensation : 70000.00 - 85000.00 USD/YEAR
Hours : Full Time
Required Years of Experience : 3+
Required Education : Bachelorís Degree
Travel : No
Relocation : No

Job Description :

We are seeking a Purchasing Analyst to join our client's growing team. The Purchasing Analyst’s main duties include estimating future product demand, analyzing inventory flow, and developing forecast models. You will also serve as a point of contact for internal and external communications involving purchases. This role requires a team-oriented professional, who is highly analytical with excellent communication skills, and who can work expediently to assure accuracy of all transactions.


Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop effective forecast models and demand patterns based on industry trends

  • Successfully communicate forecast and inventory estimations to management and purchasing team

  • Conduct monthly reports on inventory levels

  • Attend weekly/monthly meetings with the Purchasing Manager and as needed

  • Serve as a point of contact and maintaining positive relationships with vendors

  • Place purchase orders with vendors, while enforcing all purchasing policies and procedures

  • Track and monitor purchases, from initial order to delivery

  • Resolve any discrepancies between product deliveries and purchase orders

  • Liaise with marketing department on a regular basis to share inventory plans and to keep abreast of marketing initiatives

  • Prepare ad hoc reports related to purchasing, inventory levels, in stock goods, trends, etc.

  • Assist Purchasing Manager with projects as needed

Required Qualifications :

  • Bachelor’s Degree or higher preferred

  • Two years of Purchasing experience preferred

  • Microsoft Office skills required with a strong working knowledge of Excel

  • Experience and full understanding of ERP Systems and data flow

  • Strong communication skills required

  • Strong familiarity of pop culture is a plus


Additional Details:

  • Be a part of a positive and supportive work environment that promotes creativity and pride, with a balance of healthy and fun activities

  • On-site café serving free healthy lunch options for all staff

  • Full-time position with benefits (PTO, 401k Profit Sharing Plan)

  • In-house

Skills :
ERP Excel forecasting inventory Inventory & Purchasing Department purchase orders purchasing Vendor Relationships
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