Supply Chain Specialist - Canonsburg, PA
Performs tasks associated with scheduling and expediting outsource and manufactured materials to service providers. Pro-active and direct communication with service suppliers is vital. Process purchase orders and coordinate inbound and outbound material. Has cross-functional communication with Purchasing, Planning, and Operations groups. Participate in internal projects as assigned.
High School Diploma
Associate Degree in Business or related field preferred
At least one (1) year purchasing/planning experience or coordinating service operations in a manufacturing environment
MRP or ERP software exp.
Infor CloudSuite Industrial or Syteline experience preferred.
Possess excellent negotiation skills
Travel – less than 5%
Advanced in Microsoft Office including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
Executes Service Supplier Management processes (e.g. qualification, selection, evaluation, development, price negotiation, and quality); update UEC supplier evaluation systems to obtain the best suppliers and ensure transparency
Manages supplier relationships and works to improve “overall” supplier performance
Creates job, communicates priorities, and schedule changes to service suppliers regularly to support changes in production planning
Monitors and communicates supplier performance for delivery, quality and cost management
Coordinate dispatch of material both inbound and outbound utilizing internal and external means of transportation
Effectively manage workbench for manufactured items and strive to eliminate material bottleneck constraints
Evaluates Syteline data, weekly inventory reports, and other data resources in determining material needs.
Performs other Procurement-related administrative tasks including, but not limited to, Purchase Order generation, Invoice Discrepancy Resolution, Payment Authorizations, Compiling Statistical data and Reports
Establishes inventory requirements by studying manufacturing history and production forecasts and supplier capacities
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; learning part usage. Participate in special Kaizen projects, such as internal functional committees, as assigned
Plans work and personal development goals, working in conjunction with manager as needed
Identifies and follows-up on internal issues or requests timely, implement approved process improvements resulting in increased customer satisfaction
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