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Title:  Buyer I - First Aid and Safety

Location: 

Mason, OH, US, 45040

Requisition Number: 52073 

Job Description

Cintas is seeking a Buyer I to ensure product availability through PO placement, management and delivery into the DC network to maintain a high service level and achieve set inventory goals. Responsibilities include proactively engaging in communication with suppliers, peers, management and other Cintas divisions; working in lock step with Distribution Planners and Buyer II, as well as the Demand team, Sourcing and Manufacturing, Logistics and management; maintaining an adequate supply of inventory to support the demand and safety stock for the DC network; limiting backorders to ensure stated service level goal; working directly with Buyer I partners to communicate backorder recovery, critical PO's and roll-outs; maintaining inventory targets for assigned materials and the DC network; reviewing inventory turns to ensure DCs are not over stocked; working with peer Buyers on DC to DC inventory transfers to cover needs; proactively identifying, resolving and communicating issues and potential issues on delivery dates, backorders and impacts to inventory; ensuring management is informed of issue resolution; communicating unforeseen inventory shortages with the Demand Planning team; assisting Planning and Sourcing/Manufacturing teams on any supplier related or product availability issues; reviewing reports and SAP alerts for all assigned products; expediting goods as necessary; working with Buyers, Demand team and management on incoming inventory to determine backorder recovery as a team; participating in backorder team meetings; providing weekly backorder updates; monitoring all orders from order placement to receipt into the DC network to ensure on-time delivery of products; reviewing all open PO's for assigned materials on a weekly basis; contacting suppliers regarding any past due PO's; holding suppliers accountable to original PO delivery dates; involving management and Sourcing/Manufacturing on late supplier details; holding regular calls with key suppliers with expectations around call details; updating PO dates as needed weekly to reflect accurate delivery information; working in lock step with other Buyers and Demand peers to ensure inventory is being used as efficiently as possible to resolve backorders and stock our DCs; working with Demand team on large DC orders or any other DC demand-related issues and opportunities; utilizing trained tools inside and outside of SAP to identify and resolve issues within day-to-day planning; understanding the entire process from order placement to receipt into the DC.

Skills/Qualifications

Required

  • High School diploma/GED; Bachelor's Degree preferred in Supply Chain or Operations Management
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook) and intranet/internet
  • Ability to look at large amounts of data and break it down into necessary and meaningful business information
  • Experience with SAP

 

Preferred

  • Experience in Supply Planning, Purchasing or Buying

Our employee-partners enjoy:

  • Competitive Pay
  • 401(k)/Profit Sharing/ESOP
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance Package
  • Disability and Life Insurance Package
  • Paid Time Off and Holidays
  • Career Advancement Opportunities

Headquartered in Cincinnati, Cintas is a publicly held company traded over the Nasdaq Global Select Market under the symbol CTAS and is a component of both the Standard & Poor’s 500 Index and Nasdaq-100 Index.

Cintas Corporation helps more than 900,000 businesses of all types and sizes get READY™ to open their doors with confidence every day by providing a wide range of products and services that enhance our customers’ image and help keep their facilities and employees clean, safe and looking their best. With products and services including uniforms, mats, mops, restroom supplies, first aid and safety products, fire extinguishers and testing, and safety and compliance training, Cintas helps customers get Ready for the Workday®.

To support our growth across North America, we’re seeking driven professionals with ambition to move up within our company. Our professional culture, our dedication to our employee-partners and limitless career opportunities—these are just a few benefits we’re proud to offer. Our employee-partners know every job is critical, and that teamwork drives innovation. Let’s talk about how you’ll fit into our team and how your hard work will be recognized through competitive pay, world-class benefits and ongoing career development. Are you Ready™ for limitless opportunities at Cintas?

Cintas Corporation is an EEO/Affirmative Action Employer and will make all employment-related decisions without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.

Job Category: Supply Chain 
Organization: Global Supply Chain
Employee Status: Regular
Schedule: Full Time
Shift: 1st Shift


Nearest Major Market: Cincinnati

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