Carter Lumber

Order Entry Assistant

  • Carter Lumber
  • Kent, OH 44240
  • 12 days ago


Job Description

A Carter Lumber Order Entry Assistant is responsible for entering orders that are placed by the Buyer and Assistant Buyer.

Helps review and analyze sales.

Reacts to trends and forecasts by ensuring orders are entered accurately and cost effective for stores.

Schedules and organizes meetings between Buyers, Assistant Buyers and vendors.

Effective communication with the field and internal departments are mandatory for the success of this position.


Previous experience in inventory management

Knowledge of building material products is helpful

Ability to review documents for accuracy

Ability to multi task, organize, prioritize and coordinate work activities

Exceptional problem solving abilities

Exceptional written and verbal communication skills

Strong attention to detail

Knowledge of Microsoft Office including Outlook, Word and Excel


Order Entry

Enters orders with the appropriate vendor.

Uses replenishment reports to assist in filling orders.

Processes invoices, ensuring negotiated prices were billed properly.

Ensures vendor information and requirements are updated regularly.

Store Support

Assists stores with product information including prices, minimum order quantities, availability and lead time.

Helps stores with tracking shipments until the shipment is received at the store.

Assists stores with any quality and defective material issues by communicating with the store and vendor.

Benefits Provided (for full-time employees):

Medical Insurance

Vision Insurance

Dental Insurance

Disability Insurance

Life Insurance

Employer-matching 401(k) Plan


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