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Logistics Systems Specialist Job Job in Grove City, Ohio US

Logistics Systems Specialist Job

Armstrong World Industries Inc - Grove City, OH

Posted: 11/11/2020 - Expires: 2/9/2021

Job ID: 221950964

Job Description

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

Our Logistics team is currently on the lookout for a Logistics Systems Specialist in . As our Logistics Systems Specialist, you will be responsible for the effective execution of special and standard item setup processes and systems, cycle count processes for raw materials, global indirect procurement (GIP), plant purchasing systems, and raw material procurement. 

What you'll be doing

Participate in logistics processes such GIP procurement, process improvements, and production planning
Own execution of special and standard item systems and processes
Quote processes - validation and maintenance of costs, quote file maintenance, processing of quotes; Item setups in SAP, MX, POD labels database; special item order management process; new standard item setup templates and process documentation of processes; partner with Quality team on GSM templates, approvals, and improvements; collaborate with Specials Teams on system issues and improvements

Track and analyze specials process performance and champion process improvements
Collaborate with production team to manage short-term capacity in specials value stream
Perform backup for Specials Planner and Specials Coordinator roles
Ensure that processes and systems are evolving appropriately to facilitate business needs
Own cycle counting process for raw material and GIP
Track cycle count discrepancies and adjustments and identify areas for improvements
Lead improvement activities to reduce waste identified by raw material and GIP cycle counts
Execute daily and weekly materials planning, release purchase orders, and manage inventory
Manage raw material inventories by maintaining and updating order points and quantities
Plan and track inventory quantities and values; plan inventory targets
Identify and execute disposition for obsolete inventory
Manage setup process for new raw material specifications
Own plant purchasing function and ensure compliance with Armstrong policy
Create and maintain SAP processes for procurement, including outline agreements, purchase orders, and MRP settings for materials
Process requests and manage records for vendor setup and maintenance
Administer invoices and exceptions in VIM Workflow invoice processing
Resolve invoice discrepancies, blocked invoices, GR-IR issues, open order reports, and other purchasing issues

What will make you successful:

3+ years of experience in inventory control, cost accounting, purchasing management, or other related Logistics functions
Experience working in a manufacturing environment.                           
Strong analytical and math skills
Proficiency with Microsoft Office applications

Preferred Qualifications of the [job title]:

Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Logistics, or related
Previous experience with SAP

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.

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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