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Product & Procurement Specialist Job Job in Johnstown, Ohio US

Product & Procurement Specialist Job

Armstrong World Industries Inc - Johnstown, OH

Posted: 10/16/2021 - Expires: 1/14/2022

Job ID: 232941930


Job Description

Primary Location:Johnstown,Ohio

Relocation Offered:No

Employment Status: full-time


Pay Grade:8/9

As Product and Procurement Specialist, you will be responsible for reviewing jobs to ensure technical feasibility and technical execution of all raw material procurement. You will also ensure that the execution of outsourcing activities is performed in compliance with inventory levels and customer expectations (expected lead time).

In addition, you will provide technical assistance to the Plant Operations, Construction Services, and the Metal's Business teams and will be accountable for overseeing plant purchasing systems and cycle count processes for raw materials and WIP.

What you'll be doing:

Engaging Construction Services and Plant Operations teams on a proactive basis and provide them with technical information on upcoming custom jobs
Supporting production plans and inventory targets by executing daily and weekly materials planning, releasing purchase orders, and managing inventory
Owning the plant purchasing function and ensuring all processes are managed in accordance with company policy
Processing requests and manages records for vendor set-up and maintenance.
Conducting monthly/annual inventory counts, tracking cycle count discrepancies and adjustments, and identifying areas for improvements
Partnering with Corporate Procurement to align vendors and best practice procedures
Collaborating with production and project manager in project reviews
Creating, updating, and maintaining standard work process documentation
Processing invoices and exceptions in invoice processing
Resolving invoice discrepancies, blocked invoices, open order reports, and other purchasing issues
Owning inventory process: physical inventory, cycle counting, audits, and reconciliation
Developing and maintaining supplier relationships while analyzing supplier quality, capability, capacity, service, and costs
Leading improvement activities to reduce usage and waste identified by raw material and/or goods in process cycle counts
Providing weekly list of open purchase orders

What will make you successful:

Strong analytical and math skills
Robust computer skills, including MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and web-based applications
Understanding of Lean concepts such as "First in - First Out", "Just-in-time", and Kanban
Ability to respond with a positive attitude to changing demands and conditions

Required Qualifications:

Bachelor's degree in Supply Chain, Information Systems, Business Administration, Logistics, or related, OR equivalent experience
1+ years of manufacturing experience
Experience working in a matrixed organization structure (preferred)

About the Location (Johnstown, OH)

Steel Ceilings, Inc.,a subsidiary of Armstrong World Industries, Inc. (AWI), is one of twelve AWI plants in North America. Our Johnstown plant in Central Ohio is located a mere 30 minutes from the capital of Ohio, Columbus, a majormetropolitan area. Known for its quaint "small-town America" vibe, its proximity to Columbus, the 15th largest city in the US, provides the best of both worlds. In addition to the numerous golfing opportunities that Johnstown can boast about. There are car cruise-ins, concerts, bike path trails, theatrical performances, street festivals, and antique fairs hosted in the area year round.

Equal Opportunity Employer: Steel Ceilings, an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Disabled/Veterans

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:
Bachelor's degree
Work Days:
Mon, Tue, Wed, Thu, Fri
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