Breakthru Beverage

  • Purchasing Agent

    Allied Beverage Group
    # of Openings
    US-NJ-West Caldwell
    Regular Full-Time
  • Overview

    Allied Beverage Group, the largest distributor of wine and spirits in New Jersey, is looking for a Purchasing Agent to join our team in our West Caldwell location.  This position will be moving to Elizabeth in the first quarter of the year as we relocate our company.




    Key Job Responsibilities:

    • As a Purchasing Agent, you will be obtaining materials from suppliers at the lowest cost consistent with considerations of quality, reliability of source and urgency of need. 
    • Studying market trends, interviewing vendors, and recommending sources of supply. 
    • Analyzing quotations received, selecting or recommending suppliers, and schedule deliveries.  Supervising preparation of orders and follows up to expedite delivery and shipment. 
    • Obtaining certifications of delivery and conduct check against order. 
    • Checking and approving invoices for orders placed. 
    • Developing and maintain necessary records and files for efficient operation. 
    • Resolving and reconciling any issues regarding incorrect shipments and invoices. 
    • Monitoring month end depletion report. 
    • Reviewing inventory levels (SKU’s) in multiple warehouses. 
    • Meeting with Portfolio Managers and suppliers to receive sales and marketing programs.


    In addtion you will be responsible for:

    • Purchasing and arranging for transportation of alcoholic beverages.
    • Maintain inventories.      
    • Negotiate transportation and supply rates.  
    • Review open orders, order confirmations, prepare related paperwork.  




    • Bachelors Degree
    • 2 to 5 years of experience working in a purchasing environment is preferred.
    • Transportation knowledge.
    • Excellent organizational and communications skills.
    • Microsoft Office skills including Advanced Excel and analytical skills essential.

    EEO Statement

    Allied Beverage Group is an equal opportunity employer.  We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, genetic information and other legally protected characteristics.



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