• 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.


This fully onsite role is located at our Biddeford, ME (Deering Lumber) location.

Things you should know about working at US LBM:

  • We are all about teamwork! All positions are hands-on, and we band together when necessary.

  • We support each other. We have local and corporate team members to help you along the way and partner on projects as appropriate.

  • We are in a relaxed atmosphere; this is not a suit-and-tie environment.

  • We work hard. We are a continuous improvement-driven organization focused on keeping organized and on task.

How you will spend your day as a Buyer:

  • Performs demand planning analysis to optimize meeting customer demands while operating at the highest efficiencies.

  • Communicates daily with the location management teams and sales representatives to evaluate and develop action plans regarding upcoming projects and material needs.

  • Works closely with the Director of Purchasing to grow relationships and negotiate contracts and terms with suppliers.

  • Researches and analyzes transaction history, sales trends, stocking positions, and pricing to understand current and future needs to exceed budgeted goals of sales and gross profit.

  • Assists location-level inventory management by monitoring special order levels and evaluating

  • usage and stocking positions.

  • Maintains constant communication with suppliers to learn of new products, understand industry constraints, review pricing fluctuations, etc.

We offer…

  • Health care benefits, starting the first of the month after 30 days of employment

  • Monday – Friday schedule

  • 401(k) with company match

  • Closed holidays

  • Paid time off

  • Employee discount

  • Relocation

  • We’ll support your educational and career goals with our continuous education programs

We want you to build your career with us! Can you check all of these boxes:

  • High School Diploma or Equivalent.

  • Strong Lumber knowledge is preferred.

  • 5+ years in the industry is preferred.

  • Purchasing, buying, or inventory management experience is preferred.

  • Previous purchasing or building material industry knowledge.

  • Excellent interpersonal and customer relation skills (Required).

  • Computer proficiency in MS Office (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).

  • Understanding of stocking, inventory control, and warehouse principles

  • Understanding of contracts and terms of purchase

  • Lifting up to 25 lbs frequently and up to 50 lbs 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.

To apply for this job please visit uslbm.wd1.myworkdayjobs.com.