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Green Bay

Purchasing Lead

Posted on August 2, 2019

Hours: Full-time
Status: Non-Exempt
Direct Supervisor: Process Operations Manager
Scheduled hours: Monday through Friday 8:00am to 5:00pm (1 hour lunch)
Location: Green Bay

Company Description: H.J. Martin and Son is a diversified construction company specializing in commercial and residential flooring, glass and glazing, walls and ceilings, commercial doors and hardware, and millwork and fixture installation.

Position Description: Purchasing role in which product purchase order negotiations take place to ensure the company is always buying at the most competitive price. Negotiations conducted with suppliers on an annual or bi-annual basis to lock in pricing for products, sundries, samples/displays, and freight. Working with other divisions within H.J. Martin and Son to align purchases made, buying in bulk when possible. Maintaining strong relationships with suppliers to assure negotiation possibilities are strong.

 Principal Responsibilities:

  • Residential and Commercial purchasing across multiple entities
  • Develop, lead and execute purchasing strategies
  • Work closely with Database Coordinator
  • Purchase all stock and special order/job specific materials with suppliers
  • Develop working relationships with customer service representatives and sales representatives of suppliers
  • Negotiate purchases with vendors including price, terms and delivery and stocking agreements
  • Identify potential new suppliers and investigate same products from different suppliers
  • Review order confirmations and update ETA in system
  • Maintain records of goods ordered and received
  • Invoice reconciliation and troubleshoot
  • Freight line research, to maximize better pricing and service
  • Arrange truckload/bulk purchases to reduce freight costs and product pricing
  • Communicate directly with management team regarding procedure changes, special pricing and special discounts
  • Maintain purchasing contacts, fax contacts and customer service reps in Outlook
  • Prepare reports or analysis based on pricing, delivery, quality, and other factors used to evaluate supplier performance
  • Maintain purchasing procedures and/or purchased product specifications based on modifications/additions
  • Work with Inventory Control to achieve Just In Time inventory
  • Monitor and forecast upcoming levels of demand


  • Bachelors in Business, Accounting or other relevant degree and experience in purchasing and procurement
  • Must be able to work in a schedule-driven environment
  • RFMS purchasing experience preferred
  • Proficiency in MS Office: Word, Excel and Outlook
  • Detail-oriented and possess the ability to multi-task while meeting tight deadlines under pressure
  • Strong organization, written and verbal communication, analytical and negotiation skills

Conditions of Employment:

  • Must be able to pass pre-employment background and drug test.

Applicants should email resume to the following or Apply Here:

Human Resources
320 South Military Avenue
Green Bay, WI 54303
Phone: 920-494-3461

H.J. Martin and Son is an Equal Opportunity Employer: Minorities/Females/Disability/Veteran.

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