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Farmington, Missouri
Job Type
1 Aug 2022
Farmington, MO

Job Description

Who We Are:

We are an innovative supplier of industrial products and services that produce Best-in-Class cost savings for our customers. These solutions include: Integrated Supply Chain Management, Production Cutting Tool Reconditioning, Industrial Vending, Custom Value Added Solutions, Information Technology and Product Engineering. Founded in 1958, we grew to be the largest cutting tool reconditioning firm in North America. Our customers include the largest aerospace and defense contractors in the industry and major manufacturers in the power generation, fluid control and transportation markets. US Tool Group has been committed to providing quality products and outstanding service, supported by the uncompromising dedication of our employees.

Purpose of Role:

Provides excellent and timely customer service to internal customers in fulfilling the procurement and material management process by proactively seeking to identify problems and swiftly implement appropriate solutions when required and handling any unanticipated requests or other problems on materials purchased.

If you have:

Problem solving skills
Able to perform multiple tasks at once
Work independently and stay focused with a willingness and personality suited to work in a team-oriented environment
Understanding of work quality
Strong knowledge with Windows-based computer operating systems and software. Experience with ERP or MRP system preferred
Positive Attitude with focus on good customer service
Strong attention to detail with the ability to recognize and report issues
Self-motivated to get assigned work completed
Excellent negotiation, analytical skills, ability to work in a fast-paced environment and delivery high quality results
Excellent team player, strong ability to establish and maintain good working relationships with vendors, employees, and members of management and interpersonal skills, including an ability to effectively communicate across all levels of an organization, technical and non-technical audience
Demonstrated ability to work with frequent interruptions in workflow and constant changing priorities
Ability to cope with a changing environment
Must have the ability to be persistent in getting the material when it is needed and get suppliers to react to critical material shortage situations
Organization skills, time management skills and ability to prioritize are imperative
Excellent communications skills: verbal, email and phone
Be Hard-working, self-motivated, honest and energetic
Must be able to remain in a stationary position for extended periods of time with the ability to move throughout the office or outside manufacturing plant as needed.
Must be able to perform physical activities that require use of fingers, hands and arms, such as sitting, typing, using office equipment and reaching. Some additional physical activities may require walking, stooping, bending, twisting and handling of materials.
Must have the ability to concentrate on tasks for long periods of time and be able to observe and receive information from all relevant sources
Associates degree or 3 years of related experience in vendor management.

A typical day may look like this:

Develop and maintain material expediting reports.
Analyze open order reports
Organize report by sorting or filtering by vendor and due date
Coordinate and define required expediting tasks for all placed purchase orders.
Contact vendors via email, telephone or vendor website to obtain status of open purchase orders (open purchase orders are those items due within the following two weeks or items entered that have not been acknowledged in writing by the vendor)
Assess and challenge data received. Formulate and execute appropriate corrective actions, when necessary, to ensure suppliers meet critical contract milestones including schedule and quality.
If tracking number provided - track package via internet on freight sites - confirm receipt and obtain signature information
Research and troubleshoot issues from vendor if updated delivery date is unexpected (i.e. delivery date pushed back more than once, delivery date pushed out more than 2 - 3 weeks, etc.) and notify buyer / site manager of potential issue
Update delivery information in P21 item record
Maintains database integrity by purging old and outdated purchase orders.
Attend buyers meetings for feedback on vendor issues
Attend weekly 5-minute meeting department meeting held by Supervisor and company meetings held by management
Keep work area organized and clean
Address special projects as assigned by Supervisor or Lead

We provide:

Climate Controlled facility
On site Cafeteria
Health, Vision, Dental and Life Insurance
Competitive salary
401K benefit options
Paid holiday and paid time off accrual
Weekly Pay
A work-hard play-hard environment
Personal and professional growth
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  • Job Reference: 674046675-2
  • Date Posted: 1 August 2022
  • Recruiter: US Tool Group
  • Location: Farmington, Missouri
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Transport & Logistics
  • Job Type: Permanent