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Associate Materials Specialist
Ref No.: 18-17554
Location: RICHMOND, Virginia
Associate Materials Specialist
Richmond, VA
12 Month Contract

Qualifications:

0-2 years related experience
Basic knowledge of materials management, procurement processes, and inventory control.
Basic knowledge of client groups, commodities, and specialties.
Basic knowledge of environmental, government, legal, and regulatory requirements.
Basic knowledge of inventory analysis techniques.
Working knowledge of supplier relations, priority management, and tactical planning.
Excellent oral, written, and presentation skills.
Problem solving and analytical skills.
Basic forecasting and trend analysis skills.
Computer skills.
Value and cost analysis skills.
Ability to manage multiple priorities and to meet deadlines.
Ability to process information quickly and accurately.
Ability to walk, stoop, and bend ,to perform walkdowns and to search for materials.

Responsibilities:
Assists in providing materials management support for delivery operations.
Evaluates and processes material requisitions and reservations to ensure material and required documentation are available when needed.
Analyze material usage patterns for planned and stocked items to ensure cost effective and adequate materials are available in a timely manner.
Assist in planning and implementation of sourcing initiatives; develop supplier/service network.
Assists in resolving supply chain issues.
Perform other duties as requested or assigned.