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Job Purpose:

Compile and maintain accounts payable records.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Review invoices and check requests for appropriate documentation and approval prior to payment.
  • Sort, organize and match bills and check demands.
  • Set invoices up for payment procedure.
  • Process checks requests.
  • Compile and process company accounts payable checks, wire exchanges and ACH obligations.
  • Perform reconciliation of obligations.
  • Prepare analysis associated with accounts; monitor company accounts to ensure payments are up to date.
  • Resolve bill discrepancies.
  • Freight data management. (invoicing, match and input payments, resolve discrepancies etc.)
  • Perform vendor document maintenance.
  • Correspond with vendors and respond to inquiries.
  • Produce month-to-month reports and assist with 30 days’ end closing.
  • Perform other accounting duties as assigned.

Qualificationsm Education and Experience:

  • This position requires 3 years’ experience.
  • Must have knowledge of general accounting procedures.
  • Must be able to become proficient with the company database.
  • Epicor system experience preferred.
  • Must have advanced telephone techniques.
  • Strong aptitude for numbers.
  • Discrete ant trustworthy.
  • Ability to prioritize.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills.
  • Problem solver.
  • High Level in Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Detail oriented.
  • Adaptable and comfortable in a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment

Environment:

This position works in an office setting. Ability to sit for long periods in front of a computer is expected. Frequent to constant repetitive hand and arm movements throughout the work day. Occasional bending, squatting, twisting, turning and reaching. Rarely will lift, push or pull more than 10 lbs.

Disclaimer:

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@sunlightsupply.com


Job Purpose:

Execute the coordination of necessary purchasing activities for the Purchasing Department. Provide task management and organization for department and individual buyers. Work directly with Director of Purchasing to execute department duties and tasks as well as provide communication to multiple SLS departments.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Provide daily assistance and coordination of Purchasing Department tasks, calendars, emails, communication etc.
  • Receive emails from Purchasing support and delegate to proper buyer and provide follow up communication that task was completed.
  • Reconcile Past Due PO report and update due dates in coordination with buyer’s direction.
  • Coordinate with Buyer, Supplier, and Accounts Payable to process Proforma Invoices, check status of payment, and assist with any invoice mismatches.
  • Provide research and assistance in reconciliation of Pricing Discrepancies form accounting.
  • Create and maintain calendars for the following: PO in transit; price increase; vendor promotions; vendor reviews; inventory reviews; seasonality forecasting; inventory purges; new part/vendor NPF from Sourcing.
  • Assist in tracking and collecting credit memos from vendors for samples, damages, rebates, marketing, etc.
  • Provide assistance to buyers as needed for data entry for part maintenance in Epicor.
  • Provide back up support when a buyer is out of the office, which includes placing PO(s), communicating with vendors, verifying pricing, and adjusting pricing discrepancies.
  • Assist in price increase spreadsheets in Excel.
  • Keep vendor folders up to date with Contracts and supplier price lists.
  • Communicate efficiently within the Sunlight departments on purchasing activities as directed as well as provide professional outward communication to suppliers.
  • Maintain the monthly Cost Take Out sheet.
  • Maintain a positive image for Sunlight Supply by addressing Vendor issues/requests as well as internal customers’ requests and/or issues and escalating these requests/issues to appropriate Sunlight Departments.
  • Get additional training as needed with senior buyers, or outside organizations TBD.
  • Additional responsibilities as assigned by Management and other special projects as needed.

Disclaimer:

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@sunlightsupply.com


Position Overview:

Work with Transfer coordination team and distribution center management to leverage resources and maximize efficiency. Work with purchasing, finance, inventory departments and distribution center management to ensure accurate and timely forecasting and reporting of transfers. Develop long term strategic plans, relationships and partnerships to increase the value delivered to each distribution center. Develop an all-star Transfer team under a culture of innovation, constant improvement, and dedication.

Duties & Responsibilities:

  • Lead projects for the implementation of new processes, problem solving for existing processes, process optimization and process validation activities.
  • Identify processes, or engage in processes identified by others, and use continuous improvement methodologies to systematically drive improvement and improve overall business efficiency.
  • Provide technical and operational support to meet internal and external customer requirements.
  • Provide technical review of related documents including SOPs, documentation and protocols.
  • Ensure performance accountability for the implementation and outlying of the department.
  • Provide coaching and mentoring, including recognition of top performers and high-potential team members.
  • Act as contact point for senior management in relation to the status of current implementations and transfers.
  • Establish or enhance key performance indicators in conjunction with key risk indicators.
  • Identify areas for process improvements, automation and reporting across all distribution centers; follow up by developing projects, presenting to management and implementing process enhancements.
  • Identify and report to management any potential risks associated with any transfers.
  • Develop and maintain staffing models and costs associated with department activities.
  • Ensure all policies and procedures are developed and being maintained regularly
  • Other duties as assigned.

Qualifications, Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Supply Chain or Finance.
  • 5 years of experience in a purchasing, logistics, or supply chain.
  • High knowledge of inventory and distribution functions.
  • 3 years experience managing and leading a team.
  • 3-5 years ERP systems experience; RockySoft highly desired.
  • Lean, Six Sigma, TPM or other related Continuous Improvement methodology
  • Six Sigma Green Belt, TPM Practitioner, or Lean Champion or higher preferred.
  • Proficient with MS Office Suite: Word and Excel.
  • Advanced problem-solving skills.
  • Strong business acumen, with excellent negotiation and persuasion skills.
  • Ability to move at a fast past and manage a fast growing environment.
  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal, to communicate both internal and external, as well as all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work independently.

Disclaimer:

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@sunlightsupply.com


Position Overview:

This position will require an experienced S&OP leader able to facilitate and drive results in a fast paced and demanding growth environment, leveraging his/her strong interpersonal and leadership skills. The manager will need to collaborate cross functionally with our distribution centers, Sales teams, Product Managers, Supply Chain, and Finance to align our customer demand with our supply plans. This role will be challenged to build and implement a world class Sales, Inventory and Operations Planning process across the enterprise to improve customer satisfaction, fill rates, profitability, inventory turns and working capital.

Essential Responsibilities:

  • This role will lead the establishment and execution of the global S&OP processes for the entire company.
  • Execute all facets of the S&OP process to provide an optimum customer service level, fill rates, and working capital performance as defined by the organization’s business operating plans and strategic objectives.
  • Partner with the distribution centers, sales, and product management to ensure the demand consensus process delivers an agreed upon forecast.
  • Recommend optimal inventory levels in order to achieve customer satisfaction levels as well as mitigate inventory exposure.
  • Integrate NPI, EOL, Sales plans, Promotions, and Spares & Accessories, and other product demand signals to create a demand forecast.
  • Lead the S&OP management reviews, prepare all data and metrics for review, identify gaps and scenarios that must be presented, guide final decision making on open items and trade-offs, and prepare escalations for executive review where appropriate.
  • Create the S&OP minutes, communicate key conclusion to stakeholders and perform follow up of the actions.
  • Maintain forecasts and manage links between systems for forecasting, master production scheduling, inventory management and product development utilizing various systems such as Rocky Soft (Demand Planning) and Epicor (ERP System).

Qualifications, Education and Experience Required:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business or related discipline (e.g. Supply Chain, Logistics, Finance) or related field.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • This position requires 7+ years experience in inventory supply planning, inventory control, demand planning, forecasting or other related supply chain activities.
  • This position requires 3+ years experience with Sales & Operations Planning (S&OP) process. Experience in a multi-site environment a plus.
  • Collaborative partner and thoughtful leader who thrives in a growing business where actions will directly increase revenue.
  • Ability to recognize and resolve problems quickly using sound judgment and diplomacy.
  • A solid understanding of financial statistics and accounting principles.
  • Ability to gain consensus on aligning supply with demand, through the merging of tactical and strategic planning methods across any number of organizational silos.
  • Expert Level in Microsoft Excel.
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills.
  • Adaptable and comfortable in a dynamic and entrepreneurial environment.
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines.
  • Ability to operate ERP and supporting software packages; experience with Rocky Soft highly desired; experience with EPICOR a plus.

Work Environment:

  • Office environment
  • Occasional extended hours required
  • Travel required

Disclaimer:

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@sunlightsupply.com


Job Purpose:

The inventory planner will be responsible for demand management and inventory planning for their assigned distribution centers. The primary focus is maintaining a high fill rate and low obsolescence to ensure the highest level of customer satisfaction. The Inventory Planner will regularly interact with all purchasing, transfers, sales, operations, customer service and logistic teams to meet strategic company goals. The planner will communicate the desired demand changes to ensure high accuracy of forecast needs. This position will serve as liaison between local distribution centers and the purchasing team.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate meetings with sales, customer service and operations teams to validate local distribution centers forecasts.
  • Support internal customer service inquiries.
  • Identify current and potential product shortages, develop and execute recovery, advise interested parties of status and recovery plans.
  • Constant interaction with sales and assessment of demand requirements.
  • Coordinate SKU level unit forecasts with buyer planners.
  • Achieve consensus on operating plans and inventory goals.
  • Provide reports and requested information to management as needed.
  • Responsible for all representation of assigned distribution centers inventory needs.
  • Responsible for building and maintaining a partnership with the transfer team to right size the inventory at assigned local distribution centers.
  • Travel required.

Qualifications, Education and Experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree in a business or related discipline (e.g. Supply Chain, Logistics, Finance) or related field preferred.
  • 3 years experience in product planning and/or supply chain.
  • Good understanding of supply chain metrics.
  • Experience in procurement of goods, materials and supplies.
  • Strong understanding of sales, marketing and operations in a distribution company.
  • Strong analytical, auditing and research skills.
  • Excellent written, verbal communication and interpersonal skills with a customer service focus.
  • Understanding of procurement policies, procedures, and practices.
  • Ability to maintain composure in high stress situations with suppliers, peers and internal customers.
  • Microsoft Office application experience a must.
  • Detail oriented and organized in work.
  • Ability to meet assigned deadlines.
  • Ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively to maximize performance, creativity, problem solving and results.
  • Proactive and independent.
  • Flexible and enthusiastic.
  • Experience with Rocky Soft purchasing a plus, Epicor ERP system desirable.
  • Team player, experience with working in a highly cross-functional organization.

Work Environment:

This position works in an office setting. Ability to sit for long periods in front of a computer is expected. Frequent to constant repetitive hand and arm movements throughout the work day are required. Occasional bending, squatting, twisting, turning and reaching. Rarely will lift, push or pull more than 20 lbs.

Disclaimer:

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@sunlightsupply.com


Position Overview:

The Inside Sales Coordinator will provide direct sales support to the Sales Executives and Account Managers. By assisting in all clerical duties (and more) they will help generate revenue for the company by supporting the troops in the field so they can focus on critical sales and promotional efforts.

Position Requirements:

  • Microsoft Excel, Word, PowerPoint & Outlook.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.
  • Ability to multi-task, prioritize, and manage time effectively.
  • Highly organized.
  • Industry/Gardening experience preferred, but not a requirement.
  • Experience in customer service field preferred, but not a requirement.
  • Flexible schedule including the ability to work some weekends throughout the year.

Position Duties and Expectations:

  • Phone and email support for the CSO, Sales Manager and Account Managers.
  • Field customer calls and emails in a timely fashion.
  • Manage stores in the territory with annual sales of $100K or less.
  • Represent the company at customer events, grand openings and trade shows.
  • Put together samples and marketing packages/posters for customers.
  • Submit marketing inventory requests to Alisha.
  • Submit new store applications, credit requests and terms change requests.
  • Submit deviations.
  • Assist with quoting customers and submitting to the pricing group.
  • Run top reports for sales and assist in analyzing them.
  • Assist in scheduling store visits (shared calendar).
  • Send out approved email blasts on new products, stock issues and tips.
  • Help prepare and attend customer events.
  • Assist with RMA and accounting issues.
  • CRM Entry.
  • Learn the company, customers and industry to a level that is promotable to Account Manager, if a territory becomes available.

Executive:

  • Running requested BI Reports
  • Salesman Toolbox and O:Sales Folder contents/maintenance
  • Trade Show Support
  • Travel Assistance (Plane, Hotel, & Car)
  • New Customer Mailings
  • Customer Anniversary mailings
  • Prep Customer Performance Thank you cards
  • Prepare Expense Reports for Sales Staff
  • Visio and Power Point Assistance
  • Take over Monthly Sales Objectives Agenda and communication with other departments
  • Populate Template of monthly highlights for Executives
  • Assist with Sales presentations for Executive Meetings
  • Make Customer/Vendor calls while I am travelling
  • Sort and Prepare Monthly Non-standard Terms report
  • Assist as necessary with Supplier contracts
  • Add business cards to contacts
  • National Sales Meeting Preparation assistance
  • Assist with updating Sales Forms
  • Assist with SLS & Exclusive brand promotions to help increase brand awareness/revenue
  • Send Samples, Literature and SWAG To Customers

Desired Outcome:

This position is a critical support function that allows or sales executives and managers more face-to-face time for selling (presenting new product opportunities, attending customer appreciation events and grand openings, doing dealer presentations, giving customers tours of Sunlight, merchandising and importantly, prospecting for new business). The position will help keep us organized, our CRM up to date, and improve and increase follow up efforts. The end goal is to improve the customer experience making Sunlight Supply the PREFERRED destination for their products and services.

Disclaimer:

The preceding job description has been designed to indicate the general nature and essential duties and responsibilities of work performed by employees within this classification. It may not contain a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees to do this job.

Please submit resume, cover letter and salary requirements to: jobs@sunlightsupply.com