Since 1986, FCP Euro has become the leading online catalog store for OE, OEM, and Genuine replacement parts for European cars. Check out our website at www.fcpeuro.com.
Because of unprecedented growth, we’re expanding our company with new products and we’re growing fast! With the right people, we’re convinced the next few years will be an exciting growth phase. To meet this challenge, we’re looking for a new addition.
What's the culture and personality at FCP Euro?
At FCP Euro, we’re not just the usual corporate jargon. We're big on hiring for chemistry, fit, culture, and compatibility, then focusing on the appropriate skills for each position. Here at FCP Euro our culture is huge!
Right now we’re in one of the most exciting growth phases in our history. You’re going to feel that urgency, fast pace, and energy if you become part of the FCP Euro family. Everyone has an opportunity to grow with us, especially people who show entrepreneurial spirit, ambition, and smarts.
The Purchasing Associate is responsible for making sure that all daily functions with the department are processed effectively and on time. You are responsible for submitting purchase order that align with our departmental timelines. You are also responsible for making critical decisions that affect profit margin dollars and percentages. You are working to ensure that every customer order that has been placed is delivered to them at or before their expected delivery date.
- Daily Order Fulfillment Processing
- Following Daily Purchasing Schedule
- Stock, JIT, and Dropship Purchase Order Submission
- Stock, JIT, and Dropship Purchase Reconciliation
- Inventory Sourcing and Quoting
- Fielding and Responding to Customer Inquiries
- Identification of Process Improvements
- Maintaining Vendor Relationships
Essential Duties & Responsibilities
Daily Order Fulfillment Processing
Responsible for the clearing out and processing of orders in the “Ready to Process” order status and ensuring that the customers are receiving their orders within their expected time frames. You are responsible for making the decision whether to bring the inventory into our warehouse to ship out or to use one of our vendors to drop ship the merchandise. You are checking on orders that have been delayed and contacting the customer to manage their expectations.
Following Daily Purchasing Schedule
Responsible for hitting all hourly and daily critical timelines for the entire purchasing process such as submitting the daily JIT PO’s at the correct times, posting back the tracking information for dropships, as well as contacting customers.
Stock, JIT, and Dropship Purchase Order Submission
Responsible for the timeliness, quality, and accuracy of all purchase orders that you submit to our vendors with the correct part numbers, brands, and price. You are responsible for following our JIT and Stock purchase order submission schedule along with the size guidelines set by the team to optimize all of our purchase orders. You responsible for ensure that all purchase orders submitted to our vendors have been received and processed by them. You are responsible for sourcing items that the vendors are out of stock on.
Stock, JIT, and Dropship Purchase Order Reconciliation
Responsible for the reconciliation of all open purchase orders in our system. You are making sure that what is on an open PO is actually still coming to us from a vendor and you are making sure that we are not voiding items on the purchase orders that the vendors will still send us. You are responsible for closing out all drop ship purchase orders and auditing every JIT PO that is 1 day old.
Inventory Sourcing and Quoting
Responsible for quoting high dollar items to all of our vendors to procure it at the best available price while meeting customer delivery expectations. You are responsible for adding searching out and adding new vendors to sku’s that you come across is your daily order fulfillment process.
Fielding and Responding to Customer Inquiries
Responsible for responding to and resolving customer inquiries via phone, email, live chat, and Zendesk for fulfillment related issues such as brand discrepancies, order delays, or tracking issues. You are responsible for clearing inquiries throughout the day and within 24 hours over the weekend.
Identification of Process Improvements
Responsible for looking at the all key metrics on a daily basis and seeing where you can work to improve processes. You are always working to reduce the amount of touches that FCP has in all of its processes related to the order fulfillment process. You are are making recommendations to the Purchasing Lead or anyone on the management team with recommendations and areas that are in need of improvements.
Maintaining Vendor Relationships
Responsible for building and fostering relationships with all of FCP’s vendors. You are constantly striving to improve current relationships with every interaction. You are able to communicate and resolve all vendor related issues effectively and efficiently. You are always working with our vendors to develop mutually beneficial situations in which both companies can benefit. You ensure that all communication going to our vendors is within our guidelines of the FCPEURO framework.
The FCP Purchasing Associate position offers a salary range of $45,000 to $60,000
Stuff that could give you an edge:
- You have prior purchasing experience
- Car enthusiast- specifically European Cars
- Strong computer and operational skills
- You have an engaging personality and your glass is "always half full"
- Growth and learning mindset, adaptable and flexible
- Quickly solve technical problems
- Experience with finance
- Experience with data and managing large data sets
Contact us here if you are interested, but please don't just send your resume. Sure, we're curious where you've been, but we've seen thousands of them and they seldom tell the story. Instead, help us get to know more about you, the person. What makes you unique? Why would we make a huge mistake not hiring you? You get the point. No applications will be considered without a personalized cover letter expressing why you would like to work at FCP Euro, what transferable skills you have from previous experience that could be applied to this organization, what makes you unique, and where you think you can add value to the organization.
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We look forward to hearing from you!
Please note, no applications will be reviewed without a personalized cover letter.