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Richmond, VA
Estimated Start Date
May 22, 2023
Estimated Duration of Work
5 months (November 19, 2023)

Title: Materials Specialist
Richmond, VA
Max Pay Rate: $28.28/hr ST, $42.42/hr OT (non-exempt)
Per Diem: N/A
Start: May 22, 2023
Duration: 5 months (November 19, 2023)
Hours: full-time (40 hr/week)

Job Summary:

  • Compile, maintain, analyze, and present inventory metrics for multiple inventory locations.
  • Analyzes inventory methods of control, reduction, classification, and usage.
  • Understand key material attributes, material specifications and drawings.
  • Maintains and update Material Master data base
  • Support and conduct site inventory count(s) and audits to fulfill FERC, and SOX requirements and resolve discrepancy through investigation.
  • Evaluates and processes material requisitions and reservations, provides inventory management support.
  • Analyzes material usage patterns for planned and stocked items, to ensure cost effective and adequate materials are available in a timely manner.
  • Analyzes project surplus and obsolete materials to minimize stocking levels and maximize recovery efforts
  • Assists with development and implementation of warehousing strategies and training.
  • Assists in resolving supply chain issues, including planning and implementation of sourcing initiatives.
  • Perform other duties as requested or assigned

Required Knowledge, Skills, Abilities & Experience

Associate Materials Specialist: 2-3 years related work experience.
Materials Specialist: 4-6 years related work experience.

  • Materials Management, Analytical Inventory, Supply Chain Management
  • Strong analytical skills, ability to synthesize considerable and complex data.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Advanced Excel desired).
  • Ability to manage multiple priorities and to meet deadlines, as well as the ability to adapt and adjust to changing priorities and expectations.
  • Ability to process information quickly and accurately, as well as excellent critical thinking skills to support quality decision making.
  • Knowledge/understanding of the policies and procedures which govern the execution of work of the Supply Chain and Material Management processes and functions.
  • Strong negotiation skills with the ability to reason and influence at all levels.
  • Strong communication, organization skills.
  • Ability to work in a team setting and in a cross-functional environment.

Associate Materials Specialist Education Level: Degree or an equivalent combination of education and demonstrated related experience may be accepted in lieu of preferred level of education: Bachelor Supply Chain, Business Management, Bachelor in additional disciplines acceptable.

Materials Specialist Education Level: Bachelor Supply Chain, Business Management, Bachelor in additional disciplines acceptable.


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Primary Contact

Jenny Lister