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Materials Management Specialist (Level I - III)

Location: Effingham Energy Facility - Rincon, GA
Job Code: 210
# of Openings: 1

Description

Position Summaries:

All Positions:

  • Manage Warehouse(s) at plants by supporting plants in the area of receiving, storing, staging & shipping material as needed to support ongoing Plant Operations planned outages, unplanned outages & maintenance activities at the various sites.
  • Work with each plant’s inventory champion, plant personnel and on-site plant management to insure accuracy of materials received, put away, issued and/or returned.
  • Purchases inventory, materials, supplies, parts and equipment and minor services from qualified and available resources at the best value consistent with Corporate/ Supply Chain Services policies for OPC power plant facilities.
  • Identifies potential new suppliers for materials and minor services.
  • Maintain accurate records of inventory incoming, outgoing, receipts, transfers & bin movement (both in the Maximo system and all hardcopy records) by performing materials control, receiving, and storage of plant materials. 
  • Support Supply Chain in recycling & investment recovery activities.

Specialist II & III:

  • Review requests for new vendors, request bids to support plant buying, evaluate quotations, and recommend final award.
  • Manage Inventory levels and data in database to prevent stock-outs.
  • Take action on quarterly cycle counts and participate in annual inventories. 

Specialist III:

  • Support CT Parts LLC inventory management
  • Provide Expertise on Maximo Integration effort

Job Duties:

Materials & Warehousing:

  • Issue, return, receive, unload, inspect, label, store, stage, load and ship materials
  • Maintain accurate inventory records and provide reports as requested
  • Dust, clean and maintain warehouse and storage areas to comply with good business practices and safety regulations
  • Prepare for and perform full Annual Inventories, and take action on Quarterly Cycle Count inventories and report on activities associated with these inventories.
  • Work with plants to manage creation of new item masters in materials database.
  • Support department investment recovery effort.

Purchasing:

  • Source materials requested and emergent needs and provide details to requesters. .
  • Purchase materials and be actively involved with purchase & delivery until material is received, invoices paid and purchase order closed.
  • Attend necessary trade shows and meet with vendors to receive product and service informational materials.

Departmental:

  • Specialist I:
  • Attend and participate in scheduled training, departmental & safety meetings.
  • Become Maximo-Supply Chain Subject Matter Expert. (Ongoing)
  • Maintain good working relationship with department and plant staff. (Ongoing)
  • Specialist II:
    • Attend and participate in scheduled training, departmental & safety meetings.
    • Provide Maximo guidance to fellow associates as it relates to dealing with Supply Chain Services.
    • Maintain good working relationship with department and plant staff. 
  • Specialist III:
    • Attend and participate in scheduled training, departmental & safety meetings.
    • Provide Maximo guidance to fellow associates as it relates to dealing with Supply Chain Services.
    • Support Maximo Business Integration effort
    • Maintain good working relationship with department and plant staff.

Required Qualifications:

Education: High School diploma or equivalent is required.   Bachelor's degree in business or technology related field preferred.

Experience:

  • Specialist I- Five (5) years of warehouse experience & at least one (1) year's purchasing experience in utility, generation, transmission, distribution industry.
  • Specialist II- Eight (8) years’ experience in purchasing of commodities and services and materials management, including experience in warehousing, purchasing, and inventory planning and control.
  • Specialist III- Ten (10) years’ experience in purchasing of commodities and services and materials management, including experience in warehousing, purchasing, and inventory planning and control.

Equivalent Experience:

  • Specialist I- Seven (7) years of warehouse experience & at least one (1) year's purchasing experience in non-utility, generation, transmission, distribution industry.
  • Specialist II- Associate’s Degree in a related discipline, with six (6) years of progressive responsibilities in purchasing and materials management.
  • Specialist III- Associate’s Degree in a related discipline, with eight (8) years of progressive responsibilities in purchasing and materials management.

Licenses, Certifications and/or Registrations:

  • All roles: Valid driver's license that meets the insurance eligibility requirements under Oglethorpe Power's Driver Qualification Program. Forklift certification required.
  • Specialist II & III: Certified Purchasing Manager Certification (CPM) or Certified Professional Supply Chain Manager Certification (CPSM) preferred.

Specialized Skills:

  • All roles:
    • Proficient Word, Excel, Outlook & SharePoint skills;
    • Basic math skills;
    • Ability to perform the basic life operational functions of climbing, stooping, kneeling, crouching, reaching, standing, walking, pushing, pulling, and lifting up to 50  pounds required;
    • Ability to comprehend instruction from technical manuals, journals, technical literature, drawings, and other job related resources is required and the ability to communicate effectively in oral and written forms; 
    • Ability to operate motorized material handling equipment; 
    • Some knowledge of safety procedures for handling hazardous materials.
    • Decision making capabilities
    • Working knowledge in materials logistics.
    • Maximo software experience desired. 
    • Familiarity with Inventory Management tools.
    • Must be able to handle emergency calls from plant personnel at all hours of the day or night.
  • Specialist III: Must be knowledgeable of basic material accounting rules as it relates to inventory management.     

Status: Full-time.




This institution is an equal opportunity provider and employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, veteran status, or disability.

 


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