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Strategic Purchasing Agent

Location: Burbank, CA

Department: Procurement - LA

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Experienced

AbelCine is a leading digital cinema and HD technology supplier to the motion picture, broadcast and new media industries. We offer sales, training, rental, repair and finance services to the professional production community with offices in NY, CHI and LA. Our facility in Burbank, CA is currently seeking a Strategic Purchasing Agent to join our growing team. This is an excellent opportunity for a dynamic, hardworking individual to participate in our exciting and fast paced company.

This key position will encompass the following responsibilities: 

  • Vendor Management Ownership/Relations, negotiate pricing, expedite orders and resolve supplier issues
  • Process backorders tied to sales orders
  • Obtain vendor RA#'s tied customer returns/defective stock
  • Maintain a working knowledge of items being purchased to better identify sales needs or trends
  • Attend weekly sales meetings to gain market data and sales trends
  • Min/Max Management by identifying sales and trends
  • Monitor stock levels with assigned vendors and non-assigned vendors to improve inventory levels across the all 3 offices 
  • Transfer/Inco inventory between offices where feasible to avoid overstock and increase inventory rotation
  • Suggest stocking options based on Vendor promos

Requirements for the successful applicant:

  • Bachelors degree in Film/Digital Cinema, or equivalent industry experience
  • 3+ years of Strategic Purchasing experience
  • Comprehensive knowledge of AbelCine’s product line
  • Exceptional communication skills, including professional correspondence skills are a must
  • Organization, efficiency and attention to detail are also a must
  • A high degree of problem solving and analytical skills required, embraces a multi-functional approach to addressing problems
  • Ability to work well with coworkers, vendors and clients and to hit deadlines
  • Strong desire to learn and grow with the organization
  • Strong computer skills and Macintosh experience. Experience Salesforce is a plus

AbelCine offers a highly competitive compensation and benefits package, commensurate with work experience and/or education.

AbelCine is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to promoting a diverse workplace.

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