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Purchasing - Purchasing/Inventory Controller

Charlotte, NC, USA Req #4966
Wednesday, May 24, 2023
Since 1858, Hajoca has been blending the strengths and clout of a large company with freedom and opportunity for employees. The company will continue to grow and prosper because our fundamental business philosophy works: emphasis on entrepreneurial spirit, expert knowledge, strong incentives for our employees, and devotion to Hajoca’s proven business principles of “Service, Integrity, Reliability."

Do you have a strong work ethic and a high standard of integrity? Do you possess strong communication and negotiation skills? If so, then Hajoca Corporation would like you to join our dedicated team as a Purchasing/Inventory Controller. Our team has been servicing the community for years. We are a close-knit group that works together to provide the best service to both new and existing customers.

The Purchasing Agent/Inventory Controller is responsible for procuring merchandise for resale, and for inventory management. The Purchasing Agent/Inventory Controller negotiates with vendors to obtain the best pricing, delivery and terms of purchase to ensure optimum order fill rates and customer satisfaction.


As a Purchasing Agent/Inventory Controller with Hajoca Private Label Team your specific duties will include but are not limited to:
•Analyze product on hand and projected product sales. Create vendor Purchase Orders to maintain the right product mix, optimum shelf quantities, and satisfy projected product sales.

•Meet or exceed the Profit Center targets for fill rate/service levels, annual inventory turns, and slow-moving/devalued inventory as set forth by the Profit Center Manager.

•Perform daily cycle counts. Research and resolve all inventory discrepancies.

•Negotiate with and maintain successful relationships with suppliers and vendors.

•Maintain market intelligence and report changes in pricing levels and potential problem areas or conditions that could adversely affect the Company’s procurement position.

All interested applicants must possess: 
•High school diploma or equivalent industry experience

•Minimum 1+ years of purchasing and inventory control experience

•Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain quality relationships with team members and vendors

•Ability to analyze sales and procurement data, and understand the market trends to make the best purchasing decisions

Our ideal candidate will also: 
•Have a comprehensive knowledge of products

•Wholesale distribution experience

•Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel) skills

•Experience with an inventory management system (Eclipse)

The benefits of working with us:
Although Hajoca is a large company, we work in a decentralized environment where each of our locations, called Profit Centers, is run by the Profit Center Manager as if it was their own small business. We give you the tools you need to succeed, investing in your personal and professional growth through targeted training programs, and reward team success through our profit sharing opportunities and generous benefits package which includes: 
•Medical, dental, vision, and prescription coverage 
•401 (k) and retirement cash account 
•Life insurance 
•Pre-tax accounts for healthcare and dependent care 
•Paid vacation, holidays, and sick time

***Note: This position will be remote work after training is complete.***

Hajoca Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer (Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled). 


All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression, national origin, age, veteran status, disability, or any other protected category pursuant to federal, state or local laws and will not be discriminated against on the basis of any such categories/status. Hajoca values diversity, equity and inclusion and this policy applies to all employment practices at Hajoca.  Hajoca is committed to providing reasonable accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities including, but not limited to, during the application process.  Please let us know if you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability.


We are a drug free workplace. Employment is contingent upon pre-employment drug screening, and successful completion of a background investigation subject to any federal, state and local laws.

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  • Charlotte, NC, USA