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Est. $10.48 - $16.34
Full-time

Covington, LA 70433

Company Overview

POOLCORP is the leading business-to-business distributor of swimming pool and landscape supplies, equipment, and related outdoor living products. Through our subsidiaries, SCP Distributors LLC, Superior Pool Products LLC, and Horizon Distributors Inc., we operate in more than 390 wholesale Sales Centers worldwide with nearly 5,000 employees serving the needs of customers by offering a wide array of products and value-added support.

Our Covington, LA headquarters provides exceptional support (i.e., IT, HR, Finance, Marketing, Legal, Purchasing, Sourcing, etc.) to each of our Sales Centers. Our extraordinary company culture encompasses a high work ethic, an entrepreneurial spirit, and a community presence all within a family-oriented work atmosphere. At POOLCORP, we strive to employ only the very best.

Why POOLCORP?

Because it's a place where you can make an impact and grow! At POOLCORP you'll find a wealth of opportunities that support your individual and long-term career goals. Our stable work environment is further enhanced by our generous compensation and benefits package. Publicly traded since 1995, POOLCORP is a global organization with a long history of continuous success - clearly making it an industry leader – in so many ways!

So, end your job search here – at POOLCORP – Where Outdoor Living Comes to Life!

Location: Covington - 00, 109 Northpark Blvd., 4th Floor, Covington, Louisiana - 70433

Job Summary

The Sourcing Associate is responsible for proper acquisition of various products. Knowledge of construction materials and/or turf and ornamental products is preferable. The individual will be responsible for the analysis and negotiation of domestic and internationally sourced items.

Responsibilities:
  • Writing requests for proposals
  • Creating analysis of various offers including price, freight and handling
  • Creating analysis of potential re-sell price for alternative products and new product set up in distribution system.
  • Other duties as assigned.
Requirements:
  • College Degree with minimum of two years experience with similar responsibilities in sourcing, buying, and negotiation of cost and contracts.
  • Five years experience in the product side of the building materials or turf and ornamental industry is preferred.
  • Written and verbal communication skills; ability to listen, speak plainly and communicate effectively.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office programs.
  • Experience using Microsoft Dynamics ERP is desirable.
  • ISM Certification and/or courses desirable.
  • Ability and willingness to work overtime as required to meet project deadlines.
POOLCORP is a drug-free company and an EOE, M/F/V/D.

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Posting ID: 720250152 Posted: 2022-06-22 Job Title: Source Associate