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Associate Materials Specialist
Ref No.: 17-14596
Location: RICHMOND, Virginia
Material Specialist
Richmond, VA
12+ Month Contract
  • Assists project management teams by providing materials management support for electric transmission and distribution operations and construction.
  • Evaluates and processes material requisitions and reservations to ensure materials are available and delivered in a timely manner as outlined by ERP scheduling (SAP).
  • Works to effectively resolve supply chain, material logistic, accounting and vendor issues. Assists in planning and implementation of material management initiatives; develops and maintains supplier/service relationships.
  • Provides material cost and delivery data to project team for use in corporate planning/forecasting reports.
  • Analyzes material usage patterns to ensure cost effective and adequate materials are available in a timely manner.
  • Analyzes surplus/obsolete materials and takes appropriate actions to minimize stocking levels.
  • 1-3 years related work experience.
  • Knowledge of materials management, procurement processes, inventory control.
  • Knowledge of material and service contract law .
  • Knowledge of client groups/commodities/specialties .
  • Knowledge of environmental, government/legal and regulatory requirements .
  • Knowledge of inventory analysis techniques .
  • Excellent verbal, written, presentation, negotiation skills .
  • Problem solving and analytical skills.
  • Basic forecasting and trend analysis skills.
  • Computer and value/cost analysis skills .
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities; meet deadlines .
  • Ability to process information quickly and accurately .
  • Organizational skills.