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Purchasing Expeditor

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Location: Orange, CT, United States

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Are you the type of worker who thrives in a fast-paced and professional work environment and gains satisfaction from achieving goals consistently and efficiently? Are you looking for a long-lasting career where your earning potential, growth, and advancement coincide with your hard work?  Now’s the time to consider a career with Colony Hardware. 

Reporting to the Purchasing Manager, the Purchasing Expeditor is primarily responsible for ensuring purchase order due dates are maintained in the ERP business system.   Responsibilities include working with suppliers and internal customers in an accurate and timely manner, solving and or elevating delivery issues, handling receiving discrepancies, supplier returns, and other duties as assigned.  

A Little About Your Day: You will: 

  • Expedite purchase orders and ensure business ERP reflects current supplier due dates.
  • Supports requests for delivery information in a timely manner.
  • Review and follow up on purchase orders that support customer backorders.
  • Notify the purchasing team of excessive delays in schedule.
  • Work with suppliers on available alternatives when excessive delays are known.
  • Work with receiving to resolve receiving discrepancies as well as supplier returns.
  • Identify problems with orders and shipments and offer solutions or options quickly.
  • Serve as backup support for branch transfers. 

This might be the opportunity for you if you: 

  • Have the ability to work independently while being part of a growing, fast-paced team.
  • Strive for improvement in processes and policies
  • Are motivated by the ability to impact results.
  • Your ideal work environment relies on being flexible, innovative, and able to pivot quickly. 

What You’ll Need to Have for success: 

  • High School Diploma required.
  • A College Degree in Business or another related field is strongly preferred.
  • 1 year of work experience in purchasing and inventory control. 

We Can Offer You:

We value performance that exhibits a high sense of urgency, coupled with attention to detail and a strong customer service orientation! We also care about the welfare of our employees, which is why our salary and benefits are competitive. Colony’s benefits include:       

  • Quarterly bonuses based upon performance.
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, STD/LTD, Life Insurance (company paid!)
  • 401k with a generous match
  • Competitive PTO and paid holidays
  • Company-provided PPE as required
  • Industry-leading training and development
  • Generous discounts on the best products from leading industry vendors. 

Life at Colony:

Colony Hardware is the leading distributor of Tools, Equipment, Fasteners, Supplies, and Safety Products to commercial construction and industrial accounts throughout our markets. 

At Colony, our people are our most valuable asset. Success as a Colony Associate means being reliable, conscientious, and passionate. With our direction centered on teamwork, every employee at Colony will not only find their work to be meaningful but will have the opportunity to grow alongside Colony, both professionally and personally.

If you possess a will to win and would like to join a culture where integrity and collaboration are integral to success, apply to Colony Hardware today to join our growing family! 

Colony’s Commitment to Equal Opportunity: 

Colony Hardware Corporation is an equal-opportunity employer. We enthusiastically accept our responsibility to make employment decisions without regard to race, religious creed, color, age, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship, religion, marital status, victim of domestic violence, familial status, genetic predisposition or information, disability, Family and Medical Leave, military or veteran status, citizenship, pregnancy, childbirth and related medical conditions, or any other classification protected by federal, state, and local laws and ordinances. Our management is dedicated to ensuring the fulfillment of this policy with respect to hiring, placement, promotion, transfer, demotion, layoff, termination, recruitment advertising, pay, and other forms of compensation, training, and general treatment during employment.

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