Purchasing Agent
J. Polep Distribution Services/ The NCD

Job Order #: 20040798

Chicopee, MA 01013

Full Time

40 hours per week

POSTED 11/16/2023

EXPIRES 12/18/2023

Job Description

Purchasing Agent

Job Details

Job Location - Chicopee Location - Chicopee, MA
Position Type - Full Time
Education Level - High School
Job Shift - Day Shift


J Polep Distribution Services is a division of National Convenience Distributorsserves customers in the Northeastern United States asthe 4thlargest full-line convenience store distributor.Ourgroup of companieshave shared nearly identical family values, corporate cultures, and customer-centric philosophiesfor generations.Weworkto continue and enhanceourlegacy of excellence and sharedbeliefswhile providing value-added services and personalized product recommendations that nurture long-term relationships. By employing talented team members who bring their experience, knowledge, and commitment to NationalConvenienceDistributors, we can transform and grow not only our businesses but even more importantly, yours.

We currently have an opening as a Purchasing Agent as we look to add to this department to help service our growing business needs.


Responsible for order placement and inventory level functions to include the creation of daily purchase orders, and weekly warehouse transfers. Manages the day-to-day activities of inventory replenishment for selected categories.


Ensures compliance with company's procurement process by approving, reviewing, and processing purchase.

Accountable for targeted fill rates/service levels/order placement.

Reviews and analyzes daily and weekly reports to check service levels and inventory turns, adjusts as needed.

Excellent analytical and problem-solving skills, experience in taking initiative and making appropriate decisions.

Ensures appropriate inventory levels are maintained as product arrives as scheduled allowing for appropriate lead time.

Monitors product data to ensure individual goals are met for fill rate, in-stock and order placement.

Ensure product data is accurate.

Organize and prioritize purchase orders, maintain inventories, monitor usage inconsistencies, price changes, pack changes and vendor back orders.

Computer literate in Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, Outlook. E3 or K3 purchasing software preferred.

Approves Account Payable variance processes for distribution sourced items as needed

Skills & Experience:

Must have 1 year of experience purchasing consumer packaged goods, C store experience is a plus

Strong organizational and problem-solving skills, ability to prioritize projects concurrently.

Excellent communication skills: phone, verbal and written

Must possess a high level of professionalism while working in a team environment

Must be highly skilled with the Microsoft Office

J Polep/NCD offers room for professional growth and development and offers a competitive compensation and benefits package including vacation time, 401k with employer match, medical & dental insurance as well as disability insurance & life insurance amongst other perks to help enhance our employees life and work environment.

How To Apply

Apply online at - www.thecd.com/about-us/careers/


705 Meadow Street
Chicopee, MA 01013

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705 Meadow Street
Chicopee, MA 01013