Rockler Companies, Inc.
  • Corporate Office
  • Medina, MN, USA
  • Full Time

Responsible for purchasing of the supply of materials and supplies from assigned vendors in the most cost effective and timely way. Responsible for inventory performance including inventory turnover, GMROI, inventory levels and service/in-stock rates.

Come work for an industry leader! Rockler Companies, Inc. is a growing national retail, direct mail and publishing organization with retail stores across the U.S. We are one of the largest online resources for woodworkers, and we work tirelessly to bring the industry's most innovative products, thinking and education to our customers. Learn more about our company at!

Equal Opportunity Employer/Male/Female/Disabled/Veteran


  • Evaluate and execute the purchase of inventory from suppliers/vendors in a timely fashion to support in-stock targets while maximizing turns and minimizing aged inventory
  • Use daily and weekly reporting to assist in prioritization of buying
  • Maintain good working relationship with all assigned vendors and internal cross functional partners
  • Problem solve as needed to resolve issues with receiving, PO overages and shortages, vendor out of stocks, projected out of stocks and customer backorders
  • Attendance is an essential function of this position and we rely on all our associates to be at work during their scheduled shift.
  • May perform other duties as assigned


  • College degree in Business Administration or related field desired
  • 1-3 years purchasing experience, including experience with a computerized forecasting and purchase order system, preferably in a retail and/or distribution environment
  • Ability to deal assertively and with a sense of urgency with suppliers
  • Ability to collaborate with internal departments
  • Ability to multi-task and work effectively with the pressure of time constraints and deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Excellent communication/organizational skills
  • Must have knowledge of product sourcing, favorable pricing and new product developments
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products
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