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Purchasing Manager in Harrisburg, PA at D&H Distributing Co.

Date Posted: 2/8/2019

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Job Description

Purchasing Manager

Join a 101 Year old and growing electronics and technology company based in Harrisburg, PA that offers an employee stock ownership plan, competitive pay, an excellent benefits package and paid time off to volunteer in the community.

  • We are empowered by our employee co-owners who provide the industry’s best service and we promote a collaborative culture. 
  • We feel strongly about giving back to the community and promoting sustainable, eco-friendly business practices.
  • We offer an Employee Stock Ownership Plan, Paid Time Off, Medical, Prescription, Dental and Vision benefits as well as Gym Reimbursement and Tuition Assistance.
  • As a D&H Co-Owner you receive numerous discounts on services.

We are looking for a Purchasing Manager to support our Buying Team.


  • Assists Director/VP Purchasing by managing, monitoring and evaluating the day-to-day purchasing department programs and operations.
  • Works closely with Director/VP Purchasing on inventory levels and overstocks.
  • Evaluates the work of assigned departmental staff and provides staff training and development to ensure a professional and ethical public procurement function.
  • In the absence of the director, may serve as acting director.
  • Recommends and implements changes in policy and procedures as necessary to meet continually varying requirements.
  • Supervises and contributes to the preparation of departmental reports relative to costs, quality, quantity, value, trends, systems, and personnel.
  • Oversees inventory management functions and slow moving inventory.
  • Must be detail-oriented and be driven to perform work accurately at all times
  • Understands the importance of being in-stock to support the sales trends along with the financial needs of the company to optimize inventory and maximize cash flow.




Job Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in business or a related field
  • 5+ years experience managing purchasing operations including direct supervision of a team
  • 2+ years in buying, account management, product management, project management, financial analysis, and/or marketing preferably in distribution.
  • Experience using Excel and other tools to analyze data and support business decisions
  • Strong database and computer skills
  • Experience with ERP systems, preferably Oracle or SAP
  • Proficiency in MS Access
  • Proven track record of taking ownership and driving results
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

Why Should You Apply?

  • Opportunities for growth and development
  • Great benefits
  • Competitive industry pay
  • Excellent Work/Life Balance



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