Election Systems & Software

  • Supply Chain Specialist I

    Job Location US-NE-Omaha
    Posted Date 3 days ago(1/14/2019 9:12 AM)
    Job ID
    # of Openings
    Materials Management
  • Job Description

    The Specialist I, Supply Chain Planning implements plans and programs and negotiates short term transactions with respect to expenditures for materials and/or services for production, sales and support functions within the ES&S organization.  This role works with a variety of stakeholders including but not limited to vendors, manufacturers, service providers and internal departments such as inventory control, customer service, field service, product development, engineering, accounting, distribution, and remote offices.


    Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

    1. Initiates purchase orders for materials, parts and services; arranges for submission and inspection of sample products and maintains close coordination with internal stakeholders to ensure timely execution of product and services sourcing activities. Materials and services include but are not limited to shipping supplies, manufacturing supplies, grounds and building supplies, product development and certification supplies and non-inventory items related to aftermarket sales and customer service.
    1. Secures and analyzes quotations, negotiates price and terms with suppliers and recommends suppliers with respect to cost, quality and delivery competitiveness.
    1. Plan, analyze and coordinate order fulfillment activities to assure customer purchase orders are executed in a timely manner in alignment with commitments and customer expectations
    1. Process data inputs to reflect materials receipts, invoices and payables in association with tracking systems and accounting policies and practices
    1. Work cross functionally as a representative of the manufacturing group to review, modify and/or create policies, procedures and processes to improve corporate wide operations.
    1. This job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the employee for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.



    Education: Must have a bachelor’s degree in business administration or related field;



    At least 2 years experience including:

    Knowledge of materials control and purchasing processes;

    Proficiency with inventory management databases and Microsoft Office Suite



    Technical capacity

    Problem Solving/Analysis

    Strong communication proficiency

    Personal effectiveness/credibility


    Licenses/Certifications Preferred: 

    APICS member or ISM member preferred

    CPIM preferred.


    Supervisory Responsibilities:  This position has no supervisory responsibilities.


    Work Environment:  This job operates in a professional office environment which routinely uses standard office equipment such as computers, telephones, and photocopiers.


    Physical Demands:  The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to talk or hear.  The employee frequently is required to stand; walk; hands to finger, handle or feel; and reach with hands and arms.  Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.


    Travel:  Approximately <10% travel is expected.


    Security:  Required to consistently demonstrate adherence to all security requirements and accepted practices as contained in the current ES&S Security Policy.  Incumbents must proactively read, comprehend and adhere to all ES&S security policies, practices and procedures regarding the safety and safekeeping of co-workers, products, services and other intellectual property as defined in the ES&S New Business and Non-disclosure, or Proprietary matters, Confidential matters and Non-Competition agreements, and the current ES&S Security Policy Manual.


    EEO Statement:  In order to provide equal employment and advancement opportunities to all individuals, employment decisions at ES&S will be based on merit, qualifications, and abilities.  ES&S does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, creed, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, citizenship status, marital status, age, disability, genetic information, or because of past, current, or future military obligations or any other characteristics protected by law.

    This policy governs all aspects of employment, including selection, job assignment, compensation, discipline, termination, and access to benefits and training.


    E-Verify: ES&S shall electronically verify the employment eligibility of their newly hired employees and shall submit a query to E-Verify for any newly-hired employee after completion of the I-9 process and no later than the end of the third business day after the employee’s actual start date.


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