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Supply Chain Specialist

Company: ABB
Location: Fort Smith
Posted on: November 22, 2021

Job Description:

Supply Chain SpecialistTake your next career step at ABB with a global team that is energizing the transformation of society and industry to achieve a more productive, sustainable future. At ABB, we have the clear goal of driving diversity and inclusion across all dimensions: gender, LGBTQ+, abilities, ethnicity and generations. Together, we are embarking on a journey where each and every one of us, individually and collectively, welcomes and celebrates individual differences.As a Supply Chain Specialist, you will play a vital role in the procurement and logistics team in NEMA Motors - Motion in Fort Smith, Arkansas. Reporting to the Supply Chain Manager, you will be responsible to perform various supply management duties that typically involve substantial financial commitments, technical complexities, or high priority. Ensure compliance with the company's established quality standards and business requirements and promote customer satisfaction.Your responsibilities

  • Conducts all Supply Chain activities for all goods and services in accordance with policies and procedures, Promotes and supports facility safety initiatives and efforts
  • Supports manufacturing schedules by executing all aspects of materials planning, ordering, scheduling, expediting and scheduling transportation and delivery of respective materials/commodities
  • Responsible for the facility's inventory management objectives through effective management of raw, WIP, buffer and bulk inventories for respective materials/commodities
  • Performs root cause analysis of cycle counting activities/results to ensure facility inventory accuracy issues are resolved
  • Serve in a plant scheduling capacity by creating production schedules or participating in production work center scheduling activities
  • Identifies and negotiates direct and indirect cost savings opportunities and coordinates with responsible functions to achieve savings results and Oversees supplier performance (on time delivery, quality, lead time) and resolves performance issues
  • Serves in a buyer capacity by managing the outsourcing process to include supplier selection, RFQ's, bid evaluation, supplier development and problem resolution
  • Ensure continuous improvement by creating effective documentation of the processes related to all aspects of materials planning, plant scheduling and warehouse operationsYour background
    • Associates Degree and minimum 4 years of supply chain experience in a manufacturing, production or warehouse environment OR
    • Bachelor's Degree and minimum 2 years of supply chain experience in a manufacturing, production or warehouse environment
    • 6+ months experience of working in back office SCM operations to support a manufacturing facility preferred
    • Experience in communicating with the various manufacturing disciplines, sales offices, suppliers and customers
    • Technology savvy, including experience with Windows operating systems, Microsoft Office products and SAP preferred
    • Demonstrated drive to improve customer facing metrics and Demonstrated analytical and decision-making skills
    • Candidates must already have a work authorization that would permit them to work for ABB in the USBenefits
      • Retirement plan
      • Life insurance
      • Disability insurance
      • Medical insurance
      • Wellbeing programMore about usABB's NEMA Motors Division markets, designs and manufactures the market-leading Baldor-Reliance - brand of industrial motors. As the #1 global manufacturer of NEMA motors, our quality products are designed to reliably and efficiently meet the challenges our customers face. Our business is investing in technology, tools, people and processes to ensure our general purpose and application-specific solutions perform as expected, every time. We look forward to receiving your application. If you want to discover more about ABB, take another look at our website Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action at ABB ABB is an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) and Affirmative Action Employer encouraging diversity in the workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, creed, color, ancestry, religion, sex, national origin, citizen status, age, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, marital status, family medical leave status, or protected veterans status. For more information regarding your (EEO) rights as an applicant, please visit the following websites: As an Equal Employment Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer, applicants may request to review the Affirmative Action Plan of a particular ABB facility between the hours of 9:00 A.M. - 5:00 P.M. EST Monday through Friday by contacting an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762. Protected veterans and qualified individuals with a disability may request a reasonable accommodation if you are unable or limited in your ability to use or access ABB's career site as a result of your disability. You may request reasonable accommodations by calling an ABB HR Representative at 1-888-694-7762 or by sending an email to Resumes and applications will not be accepted in this manner.

Keywords: ABB, Fort Smith , Supply Chain Specialist, Professions , Fort Smith, Arkansas

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