Jr Buyer – Furniture

Forms & Supply, Inc.

Charlotte, NC

Job Details

Level:    Experienced
Job Location:    Charlotte Headquarters and Distribution Center - Charlotte, NC
Salary Range:    Undisclosed
Job Shift:    Day
Job Category:    Purchasing - Procurement


Purchases non-stock furniture sold by FSI.

All tasks related to this area will be accomplished in accordance with company business practices and in the professional manner required to maintain a solid business relationship with our valued customers and coworkers.

Specific Responsibilities:

    • Executes purchasing function for specific vendors for all non-stock furniture orders.
    • Track and manage lead times to make good buying decisions.
    • Process order acknowledgements, maintain due dates, update purchase order pricing, and communicate changes daily.
    • Work directly in support of operations managers and in collaboration with department managers, designers, and sales reps.
    • Keep electronic records of purchase orders, contracts, receipts, and transactions.
    • Resolves invoicing discrepancies.
    • Provides support for FSI designers on an as-needed basis.Working Conditions and Physical Requirements:

Flexible hours, to be worked Monday through Friday between 8:00 am – 5:00 pm, based on department needs.  Flexibility is required. Additional hours may be at short notice.  Occasional weekend meetings; occasional out of town travel.

Sedentary position of approximately 80% working at a desk. 


  • 2-3 years of experience as an entry-level buyer
  • Highly proficient in Windows, MS Office, Outlook, Excel
  • Good judgment and decision-making skills
  • Highly detail oriented and organized.
  • Excellent verbal communication skills and written skills
  • Self-starter and independent worker
  • Time management, planning, and prioritizing skills
  • The ability to work in stressful and time sensitive situations.


Coordinates With:

  • Furniture Purchasing & Technology Manager
  • Internal Furniture Staff
  • Designers
  • Accounts Payable
  • Outside Sales
  • Operations and Furniture Installation


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