Huttig Building Products, Inc.
  • 27-Feb-2018 to 28-Apr-2018 (CST)
  • Corporate
  • St. Louis, MO, USA
  • Salary
  • Full Time

Medical,Dental, Vision, Paid Vacation


Optimizes the use of company assets in the acquisition of assigned goods and services. Execution of short and long-term strategies to ensure quality, continuity, and timeliness of supply while minimizing total product and supply chain cost.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following. Other duties may be assigned.

  • Facilitate the numerous activities related to purchasing and inventory management.
  • Requests management review to generate consolidated requisitions.
  • Demand management review to generate consolidated requisitions
  • Analyze quantities on hand, supplier lead-time, inventory, and economic order quantities daily to determine purchase order requirements
  • Use current material resource planning (MRP) system to process appropriate purchase orders to approved suppliers
  • Expedite product when necessary to meet required delivery commitments
  • Reconcile product receipts and invoices to ensure proper payment within mutually agreed payment terms
  • Manage the appropriate levels of inventory at branch or region based on lead-time, EOQ, safety stock, etc. incorporating six sigma statistical measures where appropriate.
  • Evaluate and coordinate disposition of slow moving and obsolete inventory with current corporate policies of Huttig Building Products.
  • Procure appropriate product needs, upon request, to support select branch, regional and corporate product strategies.
  • Coordinate and execute regional and multi-branch buying strategies, as assigned, to improve overall product availability and inventory performance.
  • Work with Product Manager to develop and track product promotions.
  • Key performance metrics include: on-time delivery, fill rates, inventory turns, E&O inventory, invoice errors, product outages, inbound freight costs, purchase price variance, and warehouse lead-time.

QUALIFICATIONS - To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.


Bachelor's degree (B. A.) from four-year college or university; or one to two years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.


Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations. Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals. Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.


Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.


Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS - The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to sit and talk or hear. The employee frequently is required to walk; use hands to finger, handle, or feel; and reach with hands and arms. The employee is occasionally required to stand. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

WORK ENVIRONMENT - The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.

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