Purchasing Associate

Bensonwood, a design-build company, with facilities in Walpole and Keene, New Hampshire, seeks an energetic full-time associate to join the Procurement team. Bensonwood is a national leader and innovator in the design and building of timber frame, hybrid, and panelized homes as well as light commercial projects. The company has a forty year history of building unique residential and commercial projects throughout the US. The company’s dynamic, team-oriented culture values high performance and continuous improvement.

Position Summary:
The Purchasing Associate will be responsible for the systematic execution of procedures for timely and cost effective purchasing of equipment and raw materials required for all projects, having regard to company, ethical, and legal policies and requirements. Purchasing of materials and services will be dictated by both shop and site schedules. This full-time position will report to the Procurement Team Leader and be located in our Keene, New Hampshire facility.

Primary Responsibilities:
● Purchase inventory of raw materials and supplies
● Maintain electronic procurement records of all items purchased
● Ensure timely delivery of materials
● Negotiate price, quality and delivery options with suppliers on an ongoing basis
● Monitor routine min/max inventory schedules
● Stock shelves as needed
● Catalog and replace broken/retired tools as needed

Ideal candidate will also have:
● Experience in the procurement of wood products
● Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Data Based Accounting software such as
Sage Master Builder and Filemaker
● CADwork® and FileMaker experience
● Computer literacy with ability to work in all Microsoft and Google applications

Additional attributes of success:
● Positive, can-do team player with strong problem solving skills
● High attention to detail with the ability to:
o Complete assignments accurately
o Organize and prioritize work to meet deadlines
o Work both independently and collaboratively within a team setting
● Follow and practice LEAN principles for purchasing
● Strong verbal and written skills
● Strong belief in customer service and satisfaction
● Ability and flexibility to take on other responsibilities as assigned

Compensation & Benefits:
● Compensation will be based on skill level and experience with anticipated hourly wage range between $19 to $22 per hour
● Benefits include: Medical Insurance, Holidays, Paid Time Off, Voluntary Dental Insurance, Voluntary Life Insurance, Voluntary Short-Term Disability, 401(K), and Profit Sharing

To learn more about Bensonwood and to apply online, visit our website at http://bensonwood.com