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Marvin's - Purchasing Assistant (Birmingham, AL)

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$12.87 - $18.45
Marvin's Building Materials is a home improvement, hardware and lumber store with a long history of serving customers within 28 communities located in AL, GA, MS, TN and SC. In 2015 Marvin's became part of Central Network Retail Group (CNRG), but still operates as "a place where customers like to shop and employees like to work." As part of the CNRG TEAM, opportunity expands greatly for those interested in furthering their career. This Purchasing Assistant opportunity is based in Birmingham, AL.

Essential Functions

Candidates must be able to follow established system policies and procedures. Create and maintain products in the MI9 Merchant and Epicor Eagle Systems, including researching data for accuracy before entering it. Create and maintain vendors in MI9 Merchant and Epicor Eagle Systems. Clear up duplicate SKUs from the databases by following the established procedures. Update product cost and retail in multiple databases, setup promos and setup and use lists in MI9 Merchant. Review data to eliminate duplicate product SKU number. Review product categories to standardize product descriptions across all company brands. Create purchase orders, map data from multiple systems used by different company brands. This will require extensive use of Microsoft Excel including cutting, pasting, sorting, formulate and functions. Assist Accounting Office to determine correct pricing, terms, or freight when invoice doesn't agree with purchase order.

Additional Duties

Commodity Price Change Management

Price Alert Management

Create and run reporting as needed from Business Intelligence Reporting System

Perform Other Duties as assigned


High School Diploma

Highly advanced Microsoft Excel skills

Problem-solving ability and good organizational skills

Excellent organizational and communication skills

Attention to detail and thoroughness

Knowledge of retail, building materials and general hardware merchandise is a huge advantage

Experience in Purchasing and/or Receiving is a big plus

This job is an hourly (non-exempt) position. There are no guarantees for career progression. This does not mean that you will not be considered for other positions or opportunities. CNRG culture is to promote from within and consideration will be given to CNRG candidates with experience. The job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities duties, or responsibilities that are required of the employee.

Central Network Retail Group, LLC complies with all applicable equal employment laws, including the Americans with Disabilities Act. Qualified individuals with a disability may request reasonable accommodation from the company.

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