• Supply Chain and Purchasing
  • Anywhere


US LBM is one of the leading and fastest growing distributors of specialty building materials in the United States, with a team of over 15,000 employees located throughout the country. Since our founding in 2009, we have acquired over 70 companies and have expanded to more than 500 locations serving 37 states. US LBM is a progressive organization that promotes a unique culture that focuses on the value of its customers and associates. Developing our people is critical to our strategy and fostering our culture of empowerment.


Position Overview

The US LBM Associate Buyer works with Sr. Buyers and Buyers by placing purchase orders & internal transfers for assigned product lines. Associate Buyer will also work with Buyers in aggregating spend data for supplier comparisons and escalate payment terms concerns and variance issues. The Associate Buyer will also participate in program comparisons/requests for quotes.


  • Responsible for placing purchase orders for assigned product categories across US LBM Divisions, Markets, and Regions.
  • Works with Sr. Buyers & Buyers in daily functions, including demand planning, inventory-related issues, cost comparisons, invoice inventory discrepancies/variances, and maintains product costing.
  • Participates in supplier negotiations, transactional buying, and program evaluations.
  • Updates purchase order shipping status, monitors railcars or trucks to the destination, and updates pricing on weekly/monthly contracts (as applicable).
  • Responsible for building and maintaining strong supplier relationships and participating in supplier meetings.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


  • Customer Focus – Building strong customer relationships and delivering customer-centric solutions.
  • Accountability – holding self and others accountable to meet commitments.
  • Communicates Effectively – Developing and delivering multi-mode communications that convey a clear understanding of the unique needs of different audiences.
  • Action Oriented – Taking on new opportunities and challenges with a sense of urgency, high energy, and enthusiasm.
  • Being Resilient – Rebounding from setbacks and adversity when facing difficult situations.
  • Collaborates – Building partnerships and working collaboratively with others to meet shared objectives.

Education and Experience Requirements

  • Minimum education required— High School diploma or equivalent; 2-year Degree in Business preferred; or equivalent in related work experience.
  • Minimum experience or equivalent education: 1-2 years of purchasing, inventory control/management, materials input, warehousing, internship, or like experience.
  • Previous Supply Chain & Purchasing exposure is required.

Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  • Experience in the tools needed to extract data, manage and replenish inventory.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite and other business-related software systems.
  • Knowledge and skill to organize and plan assigned projects.
  • Physical demands include sitting for extended periods, standing and walking, bending or stooping, lifting up to 25 pounds frequently, and up to 50 pounds occasionally.



US LBM Holdings, LLC, is an equal-opportunity employer. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, creed, national origin or ancestry, sex, age, physical or mental disability, veteran or military status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, military status, order of protection status, or any other legally recognized protected basis under federal, state, or local law.

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