Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Job Description

This person provides customer and purchasing support, inventory control, and other contract compliance activities through subordinates. They address complaints and resolve problems, establish and maintain an environment of continuous improvement and cost savings initiatives. Also, they will be accountable for identifying areas of opportunity to increase sales and billing margins. They will be responsible for managing employees onsite and lead a team of up to 6 employees. They will also be responsible for a site spend of up to $10M, for cost savings initiatives up to 2% and provide support to 1-3 cribs. This will be a 3-6 month training program to start in which you will be located in Pittsburgh, PA or Monroe, NC. After training, must be willing to relocate to anywhere in the U.S.

Job Description
  • Coordinates purchasing, customer service, vendor relationships and warehousing activities in accordance with policies, procedures and principles established by WESCO Integrated Supply and the program contract.
  • Confers with customer to enhance and further implement the program. Evaluates areas for improvement and expanded services. Establishes working relationship and effective communication with key managers and plant staff.
  • Develops knowledge of customer's business and plant operations so pertinent information can be communicated to our customers and implemented as needed to enhance our program offering.
  • Monitors program effectiveness and prepares monthly reports for internal use and the customer on various topics such as cost, sales, performance, service, quality and improvements.
  • Participates in value added and cost savings ideas to provide information to customers.
  • Ensures cost savings ideas are generated, documented and submitted to customer for approval by means of e-Crib Cost Savings Ideas database. Additional follow-up as required to obtain customer approval of submitted cost savings.
  • Ensures cost savings meets or exceeds customer's annual contractual requirements.
  • Identifies issues and potential solutions. Suggests program improvements.
  • Responsible for human resource management at site.
  • Trains customers and employees on system(s).
  • Resolves customer payment and billing issues.
  • Coordinates technical support and value added activities.
  • Coordinates vendor information sharing activities with customer, including new product launches, value added services, and cost savings initiatives.
  • Records and researches customer problems and provides them with corrective action solutions.
  • Creates and maintains accurate inventory item databases. Conducts physical inventories, and cycle count requirements.
  • 3- 6 month training program in either Pittsburgh, PA or Monroe, NC. Must be willing to relocate to anywhere after training

Job Requirements
EXPERIENCE:

3-5 years of experience in inventory or store room management

EDUCATION:

High School Degree or Equivalent required

Associates' Degree (U.S.)/College Diploma (Canada) preferred

SKILLS/REQUIREMENTS:

Combination of formal education and experience is desired for the effective management of a site.

Entrepreneurial style of management.

Ability to manage multiple priorities and meet deadlines without exception.

Ability to understand complex problems, the options available, and to pursue the best possible solution with confidence.

Ability to analyze data and tooling requirements and improvements.

Ability to read, analyze, and interpret most documents and drawings.

Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints.

Ability to make effective and persuasive presentations on controversial or complex topics to top management, public groups, and others.

Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions.

Must have valid driver's license.

TRAVEL REQUIREMENTS:

0% - 25%

WESCO International, Inc., including its subsidiaries and affiliates (\"WESCO\"), is an Equal Opportunity and Affirmative Action Employer. It is the policy of WESCO to not discriminate against any job applicant or employee based on age, race, religion, color, handicap, sex, physical condition, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status or any other protected status. This policy includes but is not limited to the following: recruitment and employment, promotion, demotion, transfer, compensation, selection for training including apprenticeship, layoff, or termination.

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Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

WESCO Distribution is a leader in industrial supply with an extensive offering of electrical, data communications, general maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) and electrical OEM products. We are more than just an electrical distributor - we're a company of procurement specialists, helping customers lower supply chain costs and increase efficiency through LEAN Customer Value Creation (LCVC); and save energy with Green and Sustainability initiatives. Our network of branches delivers industrial supply products fast, and our vast catalog of supplier partners enables WESCO to be your one-stop shop for electrical and MRO products. As a Fortune 500 company our industrial supply solutions leverage our buying power and extensive procurement experience that leaders across a broad range of industries trust to deliver value, service, and results that exceed customer expectations.

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