JEGS, the leader in after-market distribution of high performance automotive parts and accessories, is continuing to see exciting growth and we are seeking to add an experienced Automotive Parts Buyer to our Purchasing staff. Founded in 1960 by Jeg Coughlin, Sr. as a small speed shop, JEGS has grown into a powerhouse that includes a race team (TEAM JEGS) and a 250,000 sq. ft. warehouse which supports a retail store, a website, and a multi-million dollar Mail Order business.
We are in need of a highly motivated, enthusiastic individual with strong sourcing and negotiating experience. This position is located at the JEGS Corporate Headquarters in Delaware, Ohio.
We would like to hear from you, if:
You are passionate about the High Performance Market
You have both import and domestic sourcing contacts in the automotive aftermarket – Preferably High Performance
You are proficient in negotiating and developing suppliers
Duties Include (Candidates must have proven success in the following):
Evaluate new products from both new and existing vendors.
Negotiates pricing, payment terms, freight, stock adjustments, allowances/rebates, etc.
Ability to grow sales in his/her assigned categories through maintaining the correct product assortment, competitive pricing, timely availability and creative marketing programs.
Catalog and web merchandising.
Maintain current supplier relationships and account lines.
Place P.O.’s, control inventory to maximize customer order fill and inventory turnover.
Monitor vendor performance to ensure quality, correct product descriptions, and cross reference maintenance.
Analyze, forecast and interpret consumer behavioral trends.
Interact internally with accounting, marketing, and distribution and management associates.
Strong time-management skills; experience in fast-paced, multi-tasking environment.
Proficient in Microsoft Office.
JEGS is located in Delaware, which is a growing community just north of Columbus, Ohio. We offer a competitive salary and a medical/dental/vision/Rx insurance that begins after 30 days of employment. We also offer short/long-term disability, company-paid life insurance, personal time off bank, 6 paid holidays, 2 floating holidays, a casual dress environment, 401K and profit sharing retirement plans, weekly paycheck and an associate product discount.
JEGS is a leading multi-channel merchant of high-performance auto parts. Founded in 1960 by Jeg Coughlin, Sr. as a small speed shop, JEGS has grown into a powerhouse that includes a race team, and a 250,000 sq. ft. warehouse which supports a retail store, a website, and a multi-million dollar Mail Order business. We are located in Delaware, which is a growing community 30 miles north of downtown Columbus, Ohio.