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Materials and Purchasing Analyst Job Job in Grove City, Ohio US

Materials and Purchasing Analyst Job

Armstrong World Industries Inc - Grove City, OH

Posted: 1/14/2020 - Expires: 4/13/2020

Job ID: 215088333

Job Description

Job: Logistics
Primary Location: Hilliard, Ohio
Relocation Offered: No
Employment Status: Full-Time
Travel: No

Do you want to work for a company that gives you opportunities to grow in a collaborative environment? How about working for a manufacturer with a rich history and even brighter future? Armstrong World Industries began over 150 years ago as a small cork-cutting shop in Pittsburgh, PA. From that small business, we became the leader in ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions that contribute to better, more inspiring buildings that make a difference in the lives of people where they work, play, learn, heal and live. At Armstrong World Industries you'll have the opportunity to make the most of your potential. Come build your future with us!

AWI is currently seeking a Materials and Purchasing Analyst to join our logistics team in Hilliard, OH. The Materials and Purchasing Analyst will mainly be responsible for effective execution of material procurement, plant purchasing systems, and cycle count processes for raw materials and gip. Additionally, the Materials and Purchasing Analyst will serve as a backup for other Logistics processes, such as specials and production planning.

Responsibilities of the Materials and Purchasing Analyst:

Execute daily and weekly materials planning, releasing purchase orders, and manage inventory to support production plans and inventory targets
Own the plant purchasing function, ensuring all processes are managed in accordance with Armstrong policy
Process requests and manage records for vendor setup and maintenance
Maintain SAP processes for procurement
Process invoices and exceptions in VIM Workflow invoice processing
Resolve invoice discrepancies, blocked invoices, GR-IR issues, open order reports, and other purchasing issues
Lead daily production reconciliation processes
Own the cycle counting process for raw material and gip
Track cycle count discrepancies and adjustments
Lead improvement activities to reduce usage and waste identified by raw material or gip cycle counts
Serve as backup for other Logistics processes as assigned

Required Education and Qualifications of the Materials and Purchasing Analyst:

3+ years of experience in inventory control, purchasing management, or other Logistics functions
Experience with SAP or a similar ERP platform
Strong analytical skills and strong math skills
Strong computer skills including Excel, Word, PowerPoint, & web based applications

Preferred Qualifications of the Materials and Purchasing Analyst:

Bachelor's degree preferred
Manufacturing experience
Knowledge of Lean tools and methodology

Excellent communication and presentation skills

Why Armstrong World Industries?

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI) is a leader in the design and manufacture of innovative commercial and residential ceiling, wall and suspension system solutions. At home, at work, in healthcare facilities, classrooms, stores, or restaurants, Armstrong World Industries offers interior solutions that help to enhance comfort, save time, improve building efficiency and overall performance, and create beautiful spaces. We built our business on trust and integrity. It set us apart then, and it sets us apart now, along with our ability to collaborate with and innovate for the people we're here to serve - our customers, our shareholders, our communities and our employees.

Benefits Package

Standard benefit package offerings: Medical, dental, prescription drugs, life insurance
Long term disability coverage
Vacation and sick time
Product discount programs
401k Match

About the Location (Hilliard, OH)

Our Hilliard Plant, one of twelve Armstrong plants in North America, employs 100+ people across multiple shifts who are involved in the manufacturing and shipping of acoustical ceiling tile.  The Hilliard plant prides itself in placing high priority on safety, quality and exceeding customer expectations.

Located 13 miles west of downtown Columbus, the city of Hilliard is a charming blend of old and new.  Leisure strolls through historic Weaver Park, football games at OSU, thriving businesses and chic boutiques and shops are just some of the many ways that Hilliard caters to both ends of the generation spectrum.

Notice to Staffing Agencies, Placement Services, and Professional Recruiters

Armstrong World Industries, Inc. has an internal Staffing Department. Recruiters are hereby specifically directed NOT to contact AWI employees directly in an attempt to present candidates.

AWI will not accept unsolicited resumes from any source other than directly from a candidate. Any unsolicited resumes sent to AWI, including unsolicited resumes sent to AWI via mail, email or in any form and/or method, including to AWI's resume database will be considered AWI property.

AWI will not pay a fee to any Recruiter that does not have a signed AWI contract in place specific to the position for which the resume was submitted. Recruiting vendor agreements will only be valid if in writing and signed by AWI's Corporate Talent Acquisition Manager or his or her designee.
Job Segment:                     Logistics, ERP, Purchasing, SAP, Database, Operations, Technology, Finance                                       

Equal Opportunity Employer: AWI is an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans

Job Summary

Employment Type:
Full Time Employee
Job type:
Federal Contractor
Skill Based Partner:
Education Level:
No school grade completed
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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