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Purchasing Agent

Department: Purchasing
Location: Fort Lauderdale, FL 33309
Position Type: Full Time

Job Description

Position Summary:

Team Horner is looking for a knowledgeable and driven candidate to join our team. This is an opportunity to work alongside highly experienced individuals in a fast pace environment. The right candidate for this position will have a positive, can-do attitude, have attention to detail, be proactive, and a team player. 

Job Function:

  • Experience in vendor relations – Analyze price proposals, and other information to determine reasonable prices; delivery; lead time issues
  • Work out agreements with suppliers for necessary “terms & conditions” for organization
  • Monitor contracts to be sure vendors and suppliers comply with requested terms and conditions
  • Provide purchasing planning and control information by collecting, analyzing, and summarizing data and trends from associated reporting
  • Maintain and review records daily of items bought, costs, deliveries, product performance, and inventories
  • Work daily to standardize skus within category lines for freight reduction; cost savings
  • Achieve “landed” costs initiatives with vendors
  • Manage dedicated lines for assigned “turn” ratio
  • Accomplish purchasing mission by completing related results as needed for a multi-branch organization


Required Experience


  • 3 years of experience in Purchasing and Bachelor’s Degree or 5-6 years of experience in purchasing
  • CPSM certification is a plus
  • Must have recent experience in distribution with multi-channel locations is a plus
  • Needs experience with multi-modal transportation
  • Ability to multitask
  • Strong numerical reasoning
  • Advanced in Microsoft Excel – pivot tables, Vlookup & macros
  • Proficient in Microsoft Word and Outlook
  • Ability to adapt to change in needs or process
  • Positive Mental Attitude
  • Ability to excel in a team environment  



Required Education

Required Compensation

Compensation and Benefits:

  • Participation in the Team Horner Employee Stock Ownership Plan
  • Tuition reimbursement
  • Ongoing industry training
  • Yearly performance and long service awards and events
  • Paid time off: Holiday, Vacation and Personal
  • Health, dental and vision insurance offered
  • Short/Long term disability insurance offered
  • 401K and Roth Offered
  • Extensive wellness program including one-to-one coaching, healthy living seminars, exercise facilities and classes, stand-up desks and many other great incentives
  • Merchandise discounts


And so much more!.....

Team Horner is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages growth and opportunity for all.

Team Horner is a drug free workplace.

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