Purchasing Specialist - Matco Tools
Matco 11 reviews - Stow, OH

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Danaher Company Description

Matco Tools is a manufacturer and distributor of quality professional automotive equipment, tools and toolboxes. Our product line now numbers more than 19,000 items. We also guarantee and service the equipment we sell. Matco began operation in 1946 and, since 1979, we have sold our products directly to professional mechanics, enthusiasts, and those who value quality tools through a network of independent franchised mobile distributors. Our franchisees are easily recognized in their white trucks bearing the familiar Matco logo. Today, Matco distributors operate in all 50 states, Canada and Puerto Rico.


The Purchasing Specialist will be a member of the Purchasing Organization, and will be paired with a Senior Buyer to manage a large list of direct material suppliers. The role will be focused on prompt execution of expediting backorders, invoice discrepancies, and customer service escalation requests (E-Post-its).


Item Creation and Maintenance - Enter new item creation codes into system, determine distribution centers required to stock item, negotiate minimum and multiple order quantities with suppliers.


Resolve Customer Service Issue Escalations (E-Post-its) - Working with customer service to create standard procedures for common issues and implement within customer service to empower first call resolution and reduce number of E-Post-its.


Resolve Distribution Center Receiving Discrepancies - Work with DC, supplier, and Sr Buyer to investigate receiving/invoice discrepancies to resolve and eliminate future occurrences.


Expediting Purchase Orders and Managing the Integrity of Supplier PO Promise Dates - Hold supplier accountable for communicating purchase order fulfillment dates and expediting orders to ensure timely delivery.


Proactively Review Open Orders to Identify Supply Problems (Excess Inventory and Backorders) and negotiate with supplier directly to remedy the issues before they impact the Company.


Other tasks as assigned


Bachelor’s Degree (Business related) - Concentration in Supply Chain is a plus

Customer Advocacy

Prior Supply Chain Management Experience preferred

Prior Experience with Customer Service

Strong communication skills - verbal, written

Negotiating Training / Experience

Computer skills/Experience - Microsoft Excel, JD Edwards or Similar ERP System

Strong Problem Solving Skills

All employment offers are contingent upon successful completion of our pre-employment drug screening and background/criminal check. Matco Tools is an equal opportunity employer. Matco Tools does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, physical or mental disability (if the individual can perform the essential functions of the position with reasonable accommodation), pregnancy, childbirth or related medical condition, veteran's status or any other status protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

For those with a qualified disability: At any time during the application process, should you need a reasonable accommodation to apply for a position, please contact


to request assistance. When submitting your request, please provide all relevant details in your message and the best way to contact you.

Candidates with less education/experience may be considered for other opportunities.

How to Apply: Apply online.

Danaher Corporation Overview

Danaher is a science and technology leader that designs, manufactures, and markets innovative products and services to professional, medical, industrial, and commercial customers. Our premier brands are among the most highly recognized in each of the markets we serve. The Danaher Business System provides a foundation to our 59,000 associates around the world, serving customers in more than 125 countries. In 2011, Danaher generated $16.1 billion of revenue. For more information please visit our website: www.danaher.com.




Job Function


Supply Chain / Logistics

Primary Location


North America-United States-OH-Stow






About this company
11 reviews
Matco, Inc is currently a supply provider to the Federal Government.