Orlando, FL 32805

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Company Information
Anixter is a Fortune 500 company and a leading global supplier of communication and security products and electrical and electronic wire and cable. Our high-performing team works closely with customers and the community to better understand their business challenges specify cost-saving solutions and make informed purchasing decisions around technologies, applications and relevant standards. Please view our video for more information about Anixter.

Anixter offers a competitive salary and is known our exceptional training and on-going development programs to support your career growth (including tuition benefits). We provide our employees excellent benefits including medical, dental, 401(k) with employer match, and additional company provided retirement benefits.

Major Tasks, Responsibilities and Key Accountabilities

  • Evaluates daily purchasing reports, prioritizes purchase orders by critical need; and ensures orders meet the optimal levels to maximize profit and sales.
  • Obtains confirmations, verifies pricing and quantities, follows up with vendors to correct issues or re-request confirmations, attaches confirmations to POs, and manages confirmations record.
  • Performs all purchase transactions for assigned categories.
  • Works the Back Order Queue and Expedite Queue and keeps ship dates accurate for the field. Works with vendors for updated information regarding shipments.
  • Conducts analysis and correction of price discrepancies utilizing accounting business partnerships.
  • Leverages management input to ensure target freight levels are achieved to maximize profit margins.
  • Evaluates and manages dead stock and aged inventory. Manages inventory /fill rates for assigned categories.
  • Negotiates prices with vendors with direction from Purchasing Manager. Proactively seeks out products/vendors in order to obtain best pricing as appropriate.
  • Handles some commodity purchasing under the general direction of the Purchasing Manager
  • Manipulates basic Eclipse purchasing settings to adjust inventory levels to sales needs with Purchasing Manager oversight.
  • This role will also work directly with inside sales personnel to send wire cuts to the wire room, ensuring orders are entered accurately, value-add worksheets are accurate, and problems are handled quickly for our customers.
  • Creates monthly vendor reporting in excel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Broad-based procurement and inventory experience.
  • Understanding of common electrical products.
  • Basic understanding of MS Excel and willingness to learn new tools and efficiencies.
  • Eclipse ERP system knowledge is a plus.

Career Level Dimensions

  • Typical Training/Experience - Typically requires BS/BA in related discipline. Generally 2-5 years of experience in related Field. Extensive industry experience is accepted in lieu of BS/BA degree.
  • Problem Complexity - Demonstrates skill in data analysis techniques by resolving missing/incomplete information, inconsistencies/anomalies in more complex research/data.
  • Autonomy - Nature of work requires increasing independence; receives guidance only on unusual complex problems or issues. Work review typically involves periodic review of output by supervisor and/or direct "customers" of the process.
  • Leadership - May provide general guidance/direction to or train junior level support personnel or professional personnel.

Work Environment
Our founders developed the Blue Book more than 40 years ago to present the beliefs and ethos that define our business style. While we have grown and changed dramatically since we were established in 1957, one thing has remained constant: our commitment to the values presented in the Blue Book. You can review The Blue Book here.

Anixter is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer; Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran. We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

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Our Blue Book!

Some companies have mission statements, some have employee policies.....we have the Blue Book.

"Enthusiasm is the greatest business asset in the world. It beats money, power and influence." Read more to find out if Anixter's business style is a good fit for you.

If you have a disability and need help with any part of the application process, or need an alternative method for applying, we are happy to assist. Please contact 224-521-8159 or, and we will put you in touch with the right person.

EEO is the Law, and we comply with every aspect of it. It's part of our values, and the way we conduct business. For more information, click here: EEO is the Law

Anixter is an Affirmative Action employer and an inclusive environment. We welcome all races, ethnicities, genders, religions, and ages, candidates who are veterans, disabled, LGBT, and we welcome diverse viewpoints and experiences. Our employees reflect our customers, vendors, and communities.

We require all of our employees to perform work in an ethical manner and uphold a culture of honesty and ethics at all times.

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