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Regional Inventory Manager

Company: Poolcorp
Location: Vista
Posted on: June 17, 2022

Job Description:

The CompanyHorizon Distributors, Inc. (Horizon) is a wholly owned subsidiary of POOLCORP - the world's largest publicly traded distributor of swimming pool, landscaping and outdoor living products - which employs over 5,000 team members in more than 395 sales centers worldwide.Horizon operates 70 of those sales centers across the US and is a leading distributor of landscape and irrigation products with a focus on serving the needs of professional landscape contractors. With more than 60 years of industry experience, Horizon prides itself in offering the convenience and buying power of a national company with the personalized service and attention to detail of a local store!Why Horizon?At Horizon, our people ARE our priority and there are so many reasons to join our team! Here's a few:Career Opportunities: Looking for a career - not just a job? Then we may be the place for you! We not only have the career opportunities, but we offer the training needed to help you grow. Continuous learning is available - locally in sales center training sessions, virtually in our online learning center, in the classroom at our training facility in Dallas, TX, and through tuition reimbursement. At Horizon, the sky is the limit.Winning Team : Our history of success is the result of our winning team. At Horizon, you will work with some of the best and brightest, in a stable environment, with predictable work hours and continuous rewards when targets are met, which is often the case. Join us and you'll join a "winning team."Excellent Benefits : Our generous benefit package includes: group medical, prescription, dental, vision and life insurance; 401(k) - offered currently with a company match; an employee stock purchase program; seasonal sales and rewards programs; exclusive vendor discounts and more.So, whether you are new to the business or a seasoned professional, Horizon has a place for you.Location: Horizon Vista, CA - H720; 975 Poinsettia Ave, Vista, CA 92081 or RemoteJob Summary:The Regional Inventory Manager (RIM) increases company profitability and customer satisfaction by purchasing materials in a timely manner and at the lowest cost. This position also coordinates the distribution of materials, parts, equipment, and supplies for the organization by performing the following duties.Responsibilities:

  • Manages inventory levels to ensure product is in-stock.; stays within budgets and actively identifies stock outs and reduces surplus within assigned branches.
  • Develops strong relationships with Sales Center Managers, Regional Managers, Operations Managers, Outside Sales employees and vendors to ensure proper inventory levels at all times.
  • Analyzes trends in vendor pricing and sales activity to determine correct timing of purchases. Takes advantage of buying specials, while maximining discounts of purchase orders.
  • Reviews recommended orders with the (Buyer Queue Inquiry).
  • Advises Sales Center Managers or Operations Managers on the appropriate suppliers to use.
  • Implements purchase contracts that comply with company and government regulations.
  • Assures that the product is delivered on schedule, at the negotiated price, and meets the quality standards of the company.
  • Maintains accurate purchase order prices and vendor cataloging.
  • Maintains proficiency in computerized purchasing/business systems and Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Coordinates appropriate methods needed to distribute inventory in a cost-effective manner
  • Performs any directly related appropriate duties assigned by the Regional Manager.
  • Other non-essential job duties may be assigned.Requirements:
    • Bachelor's degree in Purchasing, Supply Chain or related business field.
    • 3+ years purchasing experience in distribution environment.
    • Experience in either the irrigation, landscape or outdoor living industries (preferred).
    • Experience implementing and maintaining safety initiatives.
    • Knowledge of logistics, including carriers, shipping policies and procedures preferred.
    • Ability to perform business math (basic algebra, computer rate, ratio, etc.).
    • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedural manuals. Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.
    • Ability to solve practical problems. Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.
    • Ability to multi-task and work independently.
    • Knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, ability to learn advanced Prelude system and Internet website.Horizon Distributors, Inc. / POOLCORP is a drug-free company and EOE, M/F/V/D.#HDIWEST1

Keywords: Poolcorp, Vista , Regional Inventory Manager, Executive , Vista, California

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