Adecco is currently assisting a local client in their search to fill an exciting BUYER/CSR in Port Washington NY! Apply now if you meet the qualifications listed below!
LOCATION: Port Washington NY
HOURS: Full Time; M-F
DURATION: Approximately 4 – months; with potential to extend


The Buyer and CSR is responsible for processing customer orders and places and authorizes supplier purchase orders within assigned limits. Expedites orders, track deliveries, resolves shipping errors and maintains accurate records following established Company guidelines.
Interacts with all Supply Chain disciplines including vendor order placement, customer cost savings initiatives, problem resolution and delivery performance for a unlimited range of products and services. May work under general direction of the Senior Buyer and CSR.


• Evaluate supplier quotes and services to determine most desirable suppliers and prepares order to ensure all required data elements are provided and correct.
• May perform a minimal level of Supplier Sourcing.
• May negotiate materials, equipment and supplies from suppliers.
• Enter supplier purchase orders. Determine if material is to be “Direct Shipped” or processed via a WIS Distribution Center. Ensure that all electronic data interchange, Email, and faxed orders reach the supplier.
• Follow up with suppliers concerning order status and delivery. Resolve Supplier Purchase order questions and issues.
• Resolve Supplier Accounts Payable invoice questions and issues.
• Secure and review Supplier authorization (Return Material Authorizations) and coordinate return of materials and goods.
• Assist the Buyer and CSR Supervisor with evaluating supplier performance related to on-time delivery, fill rates and errors, transfer cost improvements, branch support, and other measures.
• Customer account responsibility for order processing activities and problem resolution.
• Process Customer orders following established Customer Contract guidelines.
• Review daily Customer “Unedited” (unprocessed) order lists. Follow up open requests for quotes, and resolve all issues in order to process order.
• Generate Customer open order (backorder) listings. Update / Expedite status with information secured from Supplier.
• Review all unit of measure problems.
• Maintain accurate purchasing, pricing, and cost data on applicable company systems.
• Comply with WESCO standard policies, procedures, internal audit and Sarbanes-Oxley controls, and quality control processes. Understand and support ISO standards and support WESCO procedures for document control, purchasing, process control, corrective and preventative action, and control of quality records.


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EXPERIENCE List work-related experience required to perform the job. Required Preferred

EDUCATION Discipline Required Preferred
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WORKING ENVIRONMENT Check appropriate working environment from list below. Check one only.
☐ Driver – Work is generally performed in moving vehicle. Driving required for an extended period of time with frequent stops and starts. Can be exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
☒ General Office – Work is generally performed within an office environment, with standard office equipment. Lighting and temperature are adequate and there are no hazardous or unpleasant conditions caused by noise, dust, etc.
☐ Outside Sales – Work is generally performed in an office environment, but employee may need to travel to customer sites or warehouse facilities. Driving may be required for an extended period of time with frequent stops and starts. Can be exposed to outdoor weather conditions.
☐ Warehouse – Work is generally performed in a warehouse environment. The noise level is moderately quiet. Generally well ventilated and well lighted. Warehouse employees may be exposed to all kinds of weather and may be required to wear protective clothing. Operates heavy equipment. Strict safety regulations may be required.

PHYSICAL REQUIREMENTS Check appropriate physical requirements from list below. Check as many as apply.
☒ Work is generally sedentary in nature, but may require standing and walking for up to 10% of the time.
☐ Work is physically strenuous and workers are required to lift heavy packages up to 50 pounds.
☐ Work may require excessive bending or stooping.
☐ Employee required to walk long distances repeatedly throughout the day.
☐ Employee required to sit and drive a vehicle to perform their job.
☐ Employee required to climb ladders.
☐ Employee required to use hand tools.
☐ Employee uses heavy machinery (e.g., forklift, etc.).

MENTAL REQUIREMENTS Check appropriate mental requirements from list below. Check as many as apply.
☐ Employee required to organize and coordinate schedules.
☒ Employee required to analyze and interpret complex data.
☐ Employee required to calibrate precise measurements.
☒ Employee required to problem-solve.
☒ Employee required to communicate with the public.
☐ Employee required to manage other employees.

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