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White Plains - White Plains, NY

New Castle Building Products (NCBP) is a full-service distributor based in White Plains, NY. NCBP operates with seven core values: Caring, Urgency, Teamwork, Honesty, Accountability, Flexibility and Passion. All our 20+ locations from Massachusetts to Baltimore operate with these core values as their driving force. We look for team members who will display and share these values with fellow employees and customers.

Our Headquarters location based in White Plains is seeking a full-time employee to fill the position of a Buyer.  The Buyer is responsible for achieving a cost-effective procurement of inventory across the organization. The Buyer will utilize our centralized procurement and leverage of our buying base to reduce purchasing cost on specified items. The individual in this role will achieve an optimal balance of inventory levels – to limit stock outs and serve customer demand, as well as maximize inventory turns as best possible.


  • Purchasing
  • Negotiate with vendors for material purchases; negotiating fair prices, turns and service guarantees. 
  • Place purchase orders and determine delivery locations with consideration of; (a) NCBP internal transfer costs, and (b) vendor delivery costs.
  • Maintain, build, and foster vendor relationships.
  • Inventory & Stock review:
  • Determine timing and quantity of purchases by reviewing; (a) existing inventory levels (in the overall company and at branch levels), (b) sales trends & inventory turn trends, and (c) market conditions such as vendor lead times.
  • Foresee vendor rebates and plan purchases accordingly.
  • Identify accurate minimum and maximum stock levels.
  • Support in the monitoring of excess and obsolete inventory.  Recommend branch transfers, promotional specials, etc… to reduce the inventory.
  • Support margin improvement - provide guidance and information on cost increases and corresponding price increases.
  • Work within the HQ Buyer team on departmental goals & objectives, while supporting local branch replenishers on purchasing functions.
  • Assist Accounts Payable in rectifying pricing and receiving discrepancies.


  • Business related degree from a reputable institution or equivalent professional qualification along with 1 to 2 years’ experience working in a similar capacity.
  • Proven ability to successfully negotiate with multiple vendors on purchasing items (delivery, price, quantity).
  • Solid background in inventory control, minimum / maximum settings, inventory turn analysis and recommending & implementing corrective actions.
  • Superior analytical skills and the ability to compile and analyze large amounts of information and summarize in an easily understood format. 
  • Technical expertise in navigating and administering software programs, i.e., NCBP ERP system, and a working knowledge of MS Office; Excel, Word, Outlook. 
  • Residential & Commercial Roofing product knowledge, in addition to general building product knowledge, is highly desirable.
  • Strong written, verbal and communication skills are required as well as the judgment and discretion needed to respond to confidential information.


What is in it for me?

We offer a full benefits package including:

  • Unparalleled work environment
  • Competitive pay
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Benefits: Medical/Dental/Vision/Life Insurance
  • 401(k) with discretionary employer match
  • A yearly review
  • Access to a state of the art gym at our Headquarters location



If this sounds like you, please complete the application and also complete a brief survey once the application is submitted which will pop up on your screen.


Wage Range: $50k- $70k annually and additional benefits. In compliance with applicable law, this range is a good faith estimate based on potential employee qualifications, operational needs and other considerations permitted by law.