Materials Specialist

Richmond, VA 23230

Posted: 06/01/23 Employment Type: 6 months contract Industry: Other Job Number: 56

Job Description


Job Summary

  • Compile, maintain, analyze, and present inventory metrics for multiple inventory locations.
  • Analyzes inventory methods of control, reduction, classification, and usage.
  • Understand key material attributes, material specifications and drawings.
  • Maintains and update Material Master data base
  • Support and conduct site inventory count(s) and audits to fulfill FERC, and SOX requirements and resolve discrepancy through investigation.
  • Evaluates and processes material requisitions and reservations, provides inventory management support.
  • Analyzes material usage patterns for planned and stocked items, to ensure cost effective and adequate materials are available in a timely manner.
  • Analyzes project surplus and obsolete materials to minimize stocking levels and maximize recovery efforts
  • Assists with development and implementation of warehousing strategies and training.
  • Assists in resolving supply chain issues, including planning and implementation of sourcing initiatives.

Perform other duties as requested or assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Associate Materials Specialist: 2-3 years related work experience.

Materials Specialist: 4-6 years related work experience.

Materials Management, Analytical Inventory, Supply Chain Management

  • Strong analytical skills, ability to synthesize considerable and complex data.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Advanced Excel desired).
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and to meet deadlines, as well as the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities and expectations.
  • Ability to process information quickly and accurately, as well as excellent critical thinking skills to support quality decision making.
  • Knowledge/understanding of the policies and procedures which govern the execution of work of the Supply Chain and Material Management processes and functions.
  • Strong negotiation skills with the ability to reason and influence at all levels.
  • Strong communication, organization skills.
  • Ability to work in a team setting and in a cross-functional environment.

  Education Requirements

Associate Materials Specialist:

Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor Supply Chain, Business Management, Bachelor in additional disciplines acceptable.

Materials Specialist:

Education Level: Bachelor Supply Chain, Business Management, Bachelor in additional disciplines acceptable

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