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Supply Chain Assistant

Job location : Norfolk Chesapeake, Virginia , United States of America
Created moment : 09/04/2020 - 02:00
Job reference : REQ - 03355

The Company

Imerys is a world leader in creating specialty solutions that improve everyday life through minerals. Our success is built on our people, and creating an environment where our 17,800 employees around the globe can thrive.

We passionately believe that our teams are at their best when they have the opportunity to learn, collaborate and find new ways to solve our customers’ challenges, no matter what part of the business they are in.
We can offer you a variety of work and real opportunities to make an impact and be part of our evolution.

If you want to grow your skills and develop your career, find out more at www.imerys.com

The Position

Supply Chain Assistant

Job Summary

JOB PURPOSE/OBJECTIVES:

Provide for the satisfaction of customer requirements by providing assistance with inventory, production and shipping information.  This position provides backup support for the Distribution Coordinator position.  Provide other backup duties as needed by the Supply Chain Team.

KEY RESULTS AREAS / PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Initiate New Item Code Setup in Run My Process,  as requested
  • Enter Production Orders for external toll blending locations (2) to record reported production
  • Distribute Certificates of Quality for Bulk Shipments to customers, daily, after shipment
  • Send Late Shipment Notifications to packaged customers where orders are delayed, advising of the available date based on the Production Packing Schedule
  • Daily follow-up with all external warehouses and depots for request of shipping documents for customer shipments, made within the prior 48 hours, to be submitted to Kerneos for processing
  • Reconcile packaged inventory at both plant and warehouses, making inventory adjustments as needed
  • Initiate and create Warehouse Transfer Orders to replenish packaged warehouses to the predetermined safety stock level.
  • Provide supply chain accurate inventory counts of stock, at least weekly, and more frequent as needed, verifying production/pallet counts of finished products, package size, quantity and lot number
  • Other duties as assigned  by the Supply Chain  Manager

DIMENSIONS / FACTS AND FIGURES

Performance Criteria:

  • Accurate and timely processing of all transactions required of this position
  • Ensure customer satisfaction based on duties assigned
  • Timely  retrieval  of  bill  of  ladings   from  external  warehouses to  allow  for  prompt Invoicing & inventory accuracy

NATURE AND SCOPE OF ACTIVITIES:

This position is based on procedures to provide product to all outside warehouses, contract packers, and customers with contract specifications and special requirements. While this position is based on a structured process, flexibility is required to handle special customer needs within the constraints of the distribution process

KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES

Knowledge/Education  Required:

High School Graduate, College degree preferred or equivalent years of experience

  • Detail oriented with strong clerical skills
  • Proficient knowledge in all Microsoft Office Products
  • Good written, verbal communication and mathematical skills
  • Critical thinking and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work as part of the Supply Chain Team, with flexibility to assist where needed
  • Ability to work in a production environment

Experience:

  • ·Prior inventory control and distribution experience
  • Experience an integrated ERP System
  • Above average working knowledge and experience in Microsoft Excel

KEY CHALLENGES

Managing multiple priorities, managing positive customer relationships under adverse situations, and very  close  attention  to  accuracy and  attention  to  detail, working in a team environment

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION

None

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

This position requires remaining in a seated position for long periods of time, the ability to pick, pinch or otherwise work primarily with fingers to operate key board for computer work.  This position requires the employee to frequently walk, bend, stoop and have the ability to lift and or move up to 25 pounds and mostly works in an office or plant environment.  This position is exposed to a cement and often dusty plant work environment and with contact with our product.  Based on the hazards of working in a plant/industrial environment, this position requires alertness, the ability to think rationally while working on multiple tasks.  This position needs the ability to express or exchange ideas, provide detailed spoken instructions by means of the spoken word to impact oral information to managers, suppliers, contractors, co-workers, direct report or the public.   While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel, reach with hands and arms, stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl and talk or hear.  The employee is required to stand, walk, sit and climb or balance.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to ensure individuals with disabilities can perform the essential functions.

Position Type

Full time

and

Permanent

Only technical issues will be monitored through the below inbox:

recruiting.support@ imerys.com

PLEASE DO NOT SUBMIT RESUMES OR APPLICATIONS TO THIS EMAIL, AS THEY WILL NOT BE REVIEWED. 

To ensure fairness and legal compliance in our recruitment processes, only applications received through the online application process will be considered. 

IMERYS is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer and it is our policy to not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, disability, veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state or local laws.

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