Apr 06, 2022

Intermediate Level Buyer LA area

  • Brady Industries
  • Bell, CA, USA

Job Description

About BradyIFS

In December 2020, Brady Industries and Individual Foodservice (IFS) merged to become the largest independent janitorial supply and foodservice distributor in the Western United States. As BradyIFS, we collectively service more than 25,000 customers from nearly 40 distribution points around the country. BradyIFS focuses on solution selling, customer education, and product expertise in key commercial market segments including hospitality, education, restaurants, healthcare and more. We are THE destination for talent and careers. Come be a part of a growing organization and a winning team!


Our Buyers in Bell, CA serve as deal-makers between Brady and our suppliers in order to provide a positive shopping experience for our customers. They understand customer behavior and how that behavior shapes what is purchased when it comes to janitorial and/or food service supplies.

  • High School diploma, Associates or bachelor's degree in business or related field preferred. C.P.M. and/or C.P.S.M. certification a plus.
  • 3+ years of experience in purchasing required. Experience in distribution and/or inventory preferred. Knowledge of Prophet 21 and/or other distribution/inventory system a plus

  • Purchase materials in line with inventory targets.
  • Timely and effective communication of forecasts and purchase orders to suppliers.
  • Maintain the accuracy of the master data related to their products.
  • Internal communication with our sales force
  • Assist in resolving issues regarding damaged/inferior products, returns, invoice discrepancies, etc.
  • Assist in maintaining/obtaining optimal inventory by monitoring and managing process of excess inventory and dead stock.
  • Identify savings opportunities and secure best pricing options.
  • Maintain strong communication with suppliers; resolve issues in a timely manner.
  • Management of Key Performance Indicators (fill rate, OTD, etc.) and the implementation of solutions to meet company objectives.

  • Competitive wages
  • Excellent Benefits including medical, dental, vision, supplemental and disability insurance
  • 401k with company match
  • Nine paid holidays a year
  • Paid-time off


If you feel that you would be right for this buyer position, please fill out our initial 3-minute, mobile-friendly application so that we can review your information. We look forward to meeting you!

Brady is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate against otherwise qualified applicants on the basis of race, color, sexual orientation, religion, ancestry, age, sex, marital status, national origin, disability or handicap, or veteran status.

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