Now Hiring a Purchasing Specialist in the Myrtle Beach Area of South Carolina!

 

WHAT’S IN IT FOR YOU?

 

  • We’ll make you a competitive starting offer and give you a raise at least once per year

  • You can expect dependable, full-time work, all year round

  • We’ll give you vacation and holiday pay

  • We’ll offer a suite of insurance and retirement benefits

  • You get to work in a high performance workplace, and you can do it in jeans and a t-shirt

  • You get to call friendly, diverse, and hardworking people your work colleagues

  • We’re a growing company so advancement opportunities abound

  • We’ll provide on the job training, development, and tuition reimbursement

  • Make money with our employee referral program by recruiting your friends

  • Get a Year-End Bonus (seriously, who does that anymore?)

 

ABOUT THE OPPORTUNITY:

We, Laudisi Enterprises, the parent company of Smokingpipes.com, Laudisi Distribution Group, Cornell & Diehl, Peterson of Dublin and Low Country Pipe & Cigar, are looking for an organized and detail-oriented individual to join our Smokingpipes team as a Purchasing Specialist. 

As an integral member of the Smokingpipes team, the Purchasing Specialist will skillfully execute purchasing across a wide variety of products and goods for our customer-facing, online retail store. The ideal candidate will planfully analyze inventory in anticipation of product needs and will work with other members of the Laudisi/ Smokingpipes team to ensure appropriate product levels and pricing. If you feel that your skills and experience are a match for this important position, we enthusiastically invite you to apply. 

 

JOB RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Purchase goods/tobacco products in accordance with Laudisi policies & procedures

  • Interface with proprietary software to determine appropriate inventory levels and purchasing needs

  • Balance and, if necessary, correct/seek corrections for vendor invoices

  • Monitor and manage retail pricing across all retail channels 

  • Build and maintain productive vendor relationships 

  • Liaise with Laudisi’s Receiving department to ensure accuracy of invoices, orders, pricing, and product information/data 

  • Perform other duties as assigned

 

REQUIRED SKILLS:

  • Extensive knowledge of retail purchasing duties and best practices

  • 4-year degree in Economics, Mathematics or equivalent is strongly preferred

  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite or similar software

 

GENERAL REQUIREMENTS:

  • Possesses exceptional communication skills

  • Maintains a personable, energetic, professional, self-motivated, and detail-oriented approach to work

  • Demonstrates strong organizational and time-management skills

  • Possesses strong problem-solving and analytical skills

  • Ability to work with employees at all levels of the organization

  • Consistently demonstrates punctuality and reliability 

  • Ability to work autonomously while also building strong working relationships with management and team members

  • Possess a valid Driver’s License

  • Possess a clean driving record

  • Ability to pass a clean criminal background check

 

If you share our core values—Passion, Intrepidity, Creativity, Idealism, Wisdom—apply today!

 

Look, we’re super passionate about the things we do—for many of us that includes the things we buy, make, and sell: chiefly pipes, pipe tobacco, and cigars. Lots of us smoke tobacco at Laudisi and there will be times when you have to work in smoking areas. Please consider whether you are comfortable working around smoke and tobacco before applying for this position. 

 

Should we pursue your application we will ask you to complete an employment questionnaire. Applicants being considered must pass a criminal background check. Our hiring and employment practices are based solely on job related criteria, and we do not discriminate on the basis of any characteristic protected by law.




Compensation: $55,000.00  Annually

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