Installed Building Products

  • Purchasing Analyst

    Job Locations US-OH-Columbus
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  • Position Description

    We are searching for a Purchasing Analyst to join our team in Columbus, Ohio. Become a part of a growing company with the opportunities to learn new skills and build your career with IBP!


    IBP offers our employees a career with the following benefits:

    • Comprehensive benefits package including, medical & prescription, dental, vision, flexible spending accounts, short and long-term disability, life, accident, and critical illness

    • 401(k) with company match

    • Paid Vacation & Holidays

    • Free Parking

    • Onsite Workout Facility

    • Competitive Pay

    • Paid Certification (if applicable)

    • Opportunity for Growth and Advancement

    The Purchasing Analyst supports Purchasing management in the negotiation of favorable vendor pricing for non-insulation products, services and ancillary equipment.


    Pay to be commensurate with experience.


    • Prepare and maintain spreadsheet comparisons of product costs between vendors to support the negotiation/renegotiation efforts of Purchasing management.

    • Sustain and develop cooperative relationships with branch purchasers by:

      • Developing a knowledge of the products.

      • Understanding the branch’s purchasing needs.

      • Advising the branch on its purchasing options.

      • Assisting with supplier-related issues.

    • Maintain up-to-date price lists for all applicable products in Purchasing Department’s folder on the X-drive and on the Company’s intranet so it can be accessed by the appropriate users.

    • Maintain data base of contact information for all major vendors.

    • Maintain data base of all applicable vendor agreements and rebate programs on the X-drive.

    • Assist in maintaining log of savings accomplishments by the Purchasing Department.

    • Maintain quarterly/annual master rebate tracking schedule.

    • Test the clerical accuracy of all vendor rebate calculations, including the allocation to all affected branches, for Senior Management review, approval and submission to A/P department.

    • Prepare purchases analyses by vendor, by branch, for selected products on an annual or “as needed” basis.

    • Other duties as assigned.





    • Bachelor’s degree

    • 1-2 years related experience, preferably with a building materials company

    • Understanding of purchasing process, pricing, payment terms, etc.

    • Experience in using Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook


    *Position requires a Drug Test and Motor Vehicle Report to be completed, contingent upon employment.

    Physical Demands

    The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.  Must be able to drive a car and lift light to moderate weight.

    Work Environment

    Works in an office environment.

    EEO Statement

    IBP is an equal opportunity employer.


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