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Buyer / Trader - Electronic Components

| Greater Denver Area

Position:

Buyer / Trader - Electronic Components

Job Description:

Converge, an Arrow company, is an industry-leading electronic components distributor. As a full-service global supply chain partner, Converge is positioned to provide proactive data-driven solutions for components, obsolescence and computing – meeting even the most demanding of supply chain requirements.

We are expanding our team! Our next Buyer/Trader will enjoy the challenge of identifying and creating innovative purchasing opportunities. We are looking for candidates who have experience in the electronic components industry and have dealt with excess inventory and component shortages.

What You’ll Be Doing

  • Prospecting for new accounts and mapping out your developed and assigned account base in order to pull in or create new product availabilities and to make proactive offers.
  • Make prompt business decisions about whether to buy particular assets in any particular situation and maintain appropriate business margins.
  • Create supply and sales opportunities by utilizing the X-Trade system.
  • Negotiate and close purchase orders
  • Develop and implements strategic purchase programs at key accounts.
  • Meet assigned metrics including daily phone time, new prospect development, and maintaining customer relationships.
  • Staying up to date on market conditions including customer/vendor base and their availabilities and requirements, pricing and competitive alternatives.
  • Ensuring adherence to Converge credit requirements.
  • Consistently updating the information database.
  • Working with Senior Traders, Commodity Managers, Sales Managers, Order Management, Asset recovery Group, Converge regional offices, and Sales to ensure an excellent customer experience
  • Working with all team members to maximize buy-side and sell-side trading opportunities.
  • Developing new and unique customers and accounts

What We Are Looking For

  • At least 3 years’ experience and a proven record of success in similar role, buyer/trader experience with an industrial independent or franchised distributor is a plus
  • Experience buying and selling excess or surplus technology products is strongly preferred
  • Understanding of the purchase order process.
  • Proven ability to develop business relationships and penetrate and grow opportunities from new and existing accounts
  • Advanced problem solving and issue management skills
  • Highly motivated professionals with a passion for buying and selling
  • Ability to work well under pressure, meet deadlines, and always maintain confidentiality and professionalism
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • The ability to change gears quickly, work well under pressure, meet deadlines, multitask and work in several systems simultaneously
  • Quick-thinking, problem solving and issue management skills
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred

What’s In It For You

At Converge, an Arrow company, we recognize that financial rewards and great benefits are important aspects of an ideal job. That’s why we offer competitive financial compensation, including various compensation plans, and a solid benefits package.

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
  • 401k, With Matching Contributions
  • Paid Time Off
  • Health Savings Account (HSA)/Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Options
  • Growth Opportunities
  • Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance
  • And more!

EOE Minorities/Females/Protected Veterans/Disabled

Converge’s Account Managers have the knowledge and tools to provide data-driven solutions for even the most demanding supply-chain challenges. These professionals provide expert support and dedicated customer service solutions to our clients. If this sounds like the career for you, apply today!!

Location:

Orange County

Time Type:

Full time

Job Category:

Customer Facing/Supplier Facing

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Location

Our offices are approximately 15 miles south of Downtown Denver. Employees enjoy the easy access to the light rail station and I-25.

An Insider's view of Arrow Electronics, Inc.

What's something quirky about your company?

As a tech company, we showcase the use of tech all throughout our building. We hang art over the building made of various consumer electronics and we even have access to an Electronics Testing lab. My R&D team also loves to make fun code names for our projects, we recently launched Project Deathstar (announced as ArrowPlus powered by Freelancer)!

Stephen

Manager, Product Management and Engineering

What projects are you most excited about?

There is a big drive at Arrow to support tech entrepreneurs, so part of my job involves collaborating and working with local startups - you’d be amazed to see the new ideas coming out of Denver! I get to work closely with local incubators and accelerators, and also plan events and sessions for big events like Denver Start Up week.

Lia

Marketing Specialist

How has your career grown since starting at the company?

I first began my career at Arrow six years ago as a summer intern on the Customer Support team. The career growth I have achieved since has led me to my current role as Delivery Manager of Arrow.com. Through mentorship programs and working with a team that values trust while promoting curiosity, the experiencing has been nothing short of rewarding.

Kristen

Delivery Manager

How do your team's ideas influence the company's direction?

In today’s fast moving world my team is continually collaborating with the business to evolve our digital channels. Combining competitor insight, industry best practices and innovative capabilities we can react quickly to changing needs, design robust solutions, as well as developing innovations for future growth.

Michelle

Director, Technology & Planning

What’s the vibe like in the office?

Our office promotes an open and active vibe that inspires collaboration with your fellow coworkers. The overall environment supports our focus on driving innovation forward.

Taylor

Asset Specialist

What are Arrow Electronics, Inc. Perks + Benefits

Arrow Electronics, Inc. Benefits Overview

•Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance
•401k, With Matching Contributions
•Competitive Paid Time Off
•Health Savings Account (HSA)/Health Reimbursement Account (HRA) Options
•Short-Term/Long-Term Disability Insurance
•Parental Leave Options
•Employee Discount on Annual RTD Pass
•Wide Variety of Growth Opportunities
•Casual Work Environment

Culture
Volunteer in local community
Friends outside of work
Eat lunch together
Intracompany committees
Open door policy
Team owned deliverables
Team based strategic planning
Diversity
Dedicated Diversity/Inclusion Staff
Someone's primary function is managing the company’s diversity and inclusion initiatives
Health Insurance & Wellness Benefits
Flexible Spending Account (FSA)
Disability Insurance
Dental Benefits
Vision Benefits
Health Insurance Benefits
Life Insurance
Pet Insurance
Wellness Programs
Onsite Gym
Team workouts
Acme Co.'s team fitness initiatives include In-office yoga, In-office fitness classes, Sponsored race teams.
Retirement & Stock Options Benefits
401(K)
401(K) Matching
Match charitable contributions
Child Care & Parental Leave Benefits
Generous Parental Leave
Company sponsored family events
Acme co. sponsors family oriented events Semi-annually.
Vacation & Time Off Benefits
Generous PTO
Paid Holidays
Paid Sick Days
Perks & Discounts
Casual Dress
Commuter Benefits
Game Room
Our game room includes Ping Pong, Foosball.
Stocked Kitchen
Parking
We offer employees Free on-site garage parking.
Professional Development Benefits
Job Training & Conferences
Diversity Program
Lunch and learns
Cross functional training encouraged
Promote from within
Customized development tracks