Arrow Electronics Asset Specialist/Buyer in Centennial, Colorado


Asset Specialist/Buyer

Job Description:

We have an opportunity for an Asset Specialist in our Centennial, CO location.

Responsibilities: Determining Inventory Forecasts at the device level, Purchasing Products to authorized levels, Managing inventory pipeline in order to create competitive advantage and to market conditions, Improve Inventory Availability levels to established goals, Identify and Action Purchase Order Reschedules and Cancellations, Managing guaranteed stock parts list to established goals, Managing inventory mix by actioning slow and non-moving inventory, Supporting product allocation process at a device and Customer level, Work with Suppliers to obtain pricing for customers, Participate in pricing negotiations, Other actions and programs as deemed necessary by Management

Principal Accountabilities

● Plan and pipeline inventory for high complex technology demand for numerous customers—high dollar value and/or large part count.

● Evaluate both Arrow generated and customer supplied forecast uploads and manage the exceptions generated from the forecast processing.

● Review parameters and make recommendations/changes to ensure achievement of company inventory turns goals. Manage inventory using manugistics to assure best forecast input. Manage parts and engagements to assure both adequate supply and maximum turns. Manage excess inventory including concentration on slow moving and/or sludge.

● Work with sales team on developing strategies to successfully win customer quotes. Implement strategic supplier focused programs and provide updates to the sales team. Strategically drive profitability through constant communication with external suppliers and sales teams through inventory management. Strong knowledge of market conditions in order to create a competitive advantage.

●Build and maintain relationships with suppliers to obtain the best price for customers. Participate in price negotiations with customers and suppliers to win new and defend existing business.

Experience / Education

Typically requires a 4 year degree and 2-4 years of related experience; or an advanced degree without experience; or equivalent work experience.


  • Strong Inventory Management skills

  • Strong interpersonal skills

  • Ability to change gears quickly and to multi-task

  • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office

  • Intermediate Excel skills required

  • Ability to build and maintain internal/external professional relationships with suppliers, reps and sales personnel.

  • Strong Analytical Skills

  • Administrative Ability

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business

  • Knowledge of Arrow Organization and Systems

  • Knowledge on Customer MRP

  • Background in product management, purchasing, or inside sales

What is in it for you? Training, Skills development, Performance coaching Medical, dental, vision, paid time off, 401k domestic partners program and more. Community involvement opportunities


Denver (Centennial)

Time Type:

Full time

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