SiteOne Landscape Supply Sourcing Specialist in Holtsville, New York
Formerly known as John Deere Landscapes, SiteOne Landscape Supply is the largest and only national wholesale distributor of landscaping products in the United States and Canada. We have a long history of serving residential and commercial landscape professionals who specialize in the design, installation and maintenance of lawns, gardens, golf courses and other outdoor spaces.
Through our network of over 460 stores across 44 states and five provinces, we offer a comprehensive selection of more than 90,000 products including irrigation supplies, fertilizer and control products, nursery goods, hardscapes, landscape lighting, drainage and erosion control products, tools, and other landscaping accessories and supplies. With a world-class team of over 2,700 industry experts, we also provide industry- leading complementary services and business assistance to support our product offering and to help our customers operate and grow their businesses; all tailored to meet each customer’s specific needs.
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At SiteOne, we are committed to five key business objectives:
Be a great place to work for our associates.
Deliver superior quality, service and value to our customers.
Be the distributor of choice for our suppliers.
Achieve industry-leading financial performance and growth for our shareholders.
Be a good neighbor in our communities.
By leveraging the strength and capabilities of a large company with the passion, drive, experience and commitment of our talented local teams – we can consistently achieve these objectives and make our customers the most successful professionals in the Green Industry. We know our customer’s business better than anyone in our industry and together with our customers and suppliers, we can achieve exceptional success.
The Role – Sourcing Specialist
The Location – Holtsville, NY
As a key member of the site sales and management team, this position supports sales through maintaining proper inventory levels and driving the bid and quote process for the market. Also, expedites the order process to meet the seasonal demands of site replenishment. As the primary liaison between the corporate sourcing group and the market, this position identifies product needs, ensures on-time deliveries of incoming products and accurately monitors order status between suppliers and the market.
Talent Focused: We recruit, develop, mentor and retain the best
Customer Obsessed: We are relentless in making our customers successful
Fast Moving: We hustle and make it happen…safely
Team Players: We respect and support each other and put team first
Solution Oriented: We get the facts and solve problems; find win-wins
Agents Of Change: We are always looking for the better way
Professional: We do everything with quality and integrity
Competitive: We have fun… serving our customers and winning!
IN THIS ROLE YOU WILL:
Supports the initial stocking and replenishment of market needs.
Drives bid and quotes; product identification and costing.
Sources, negotiates and secures products that are part of the local buy.
Reviews and evaluates current inventories and commitments against pre-set objectives.
Supports market pricing function.
Creates purchase orders, receivers, signs, tags and labels for SiteOne sales and service centers and ensures data accuracy.
Coordinates and schedules all direct shipments for market.
Ensures center inventory objectives are met and help maintain an "in stock position" with key product lines.
Involvement with key accounts in support of sales function.
Supports other key functions of site operations as necessary.
SKILLS AND KNOWLEDGE:
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications.
Solid analytical and organizational skills; ability to work under stressful seasonal demands.
Assertive "hands on" approach with the ability to communicate and problem solve with vendors and internal clients.
Excellent oral and written communication skills.
Ability to work in adverse weather conditions; both heat and cold.
Must be physically able to lift up to 50 pounds without assistance (occasionally, regularly, routinely, throughout the course of the work day).
Must demonstrate a thorough understanding of the body mechanics associated with safe lifting techniques and knowledge of principles of strain & sprain prevention.
Perform other duties as necessary.
EDUCATION AND EXPERIENCE:
5-7 years industry experience preferably in sales or sales support.
3-5 years of related nursery purchasing experience
Bilingual abilities (English/Spanish) a plus.
Associates or Bachelor’s Degree in Horticulture.
401k with company match
Medical, Dental, and Vision plans
Company-paid Life Insurance
Optional Life Insurance
Company-paid Short Term Disability Insurance
Company-paid Long Term Disability Insurance
Flexible Spending Accounts
Paid Time Off
Opportunities for advancement
- This position requires long periods of standing and candidate must be able to lift 50 lbs.
Please email your resume to firstname.lastname@example.org
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