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Central Store Specialist

Apply Job ID 20820 Date posted Oct.. 07, 2021 Location Sussex, Wisconsin Full Time / Part Time Full time (FT)

Quad/Graphics

Production opportunities at Quad instill a sense of empowerment and possibility distinct from those at other employers. Quad’s state-of-the-art manufacturing facilities include world-class automation and printing technology. This includes guided vehicles (driverless fork trucks) and world-class digital presses that give our clients a full range of options to produce personalized marketing products. Fueled by innovative, interesting days, you’ll find hard work is good work, and feel a deep sense of pride in a job well done – something shared by your team and everyone in the community we call Quad.

GENERAL PURPOSE OF JOB

The Central Store Specialist is responsible for sourcing alternative suppliers for obsolete inventory and collaborating with our suppliers and production support leaders to identify recommended replacement parts for obsolete items. Must have excellent organizational and communication skills to be able to coordinate multiple projects simultaneously and the ability to work independently.  

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Accountability: Accepts responsibility for own actions and decisions and demonstrates commitment to accomplish work in an ethical, efficient, and cost-effective manner.
  • Decision Making: Makes sound, well-informed, and objective decisions; perceives the impact and implications of decisions; commits to action, even in uncertain situations, to accomplish organizational goals; causes change.
  • Lead implementations of business and process improvements.
  • Work on sourcing-related problems and consider solutions to potential issues. Need to demonstrate good judgment in selecting methods and techniques for determining solutions.
  • Gather data, and provide detailed analysis and report generations.
  • Use expertise within a sourcing subject area to complete tasks optimally, efficiently, and contribute to department initiatives, improving process, policy, technology.
  • Network efficiently with internal and external personnel across the company.
  • Support sourcing projects within a cross-functional, collaborative environment.
  • Handle projects without supervision while demonstrating integrity, flexibility, and attention to detail.
  • Support Central Stores day-to-day responsibilities.

SCOPE

Responsible for sourcing materials for active equipment in any of our manufacturing facilities. May be asked to assist in day-to-day operations within a storeroom environment.

JOB REQUIREMENTS

Appropriate education and/or experience may be substituted on an equivalent basis

Education: 

  • Bachelor’s degree and 2 years of relevant experience OR
  • Advance degree and 3 years of relevant experience OR
  • In absence of a degree, 5 years of relevant experience is required

Experience: An understanding of strategic sourcing within manufacturing. Two years of experience in Supply Chain or related field.

Certificates, Licenses, Registrations: Valid Driver’s License, experience with Lean or Six Sigma

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:  The candidate must possess good communication, phone etiquette, analytical, administrative and interpersonal skills.  They must be detail oriented and proficient using e-mail/Outlook, Windows, Microsoft Office (OneNote, Excel, Teams).  

Additional Company Information 

We offer excellent benefits to eligible employees, including 401(k), holidays, vacations and more.

Quad is proud to be an equal opportunity employer and values diversity. We are committed to creating a place of belonging — a space where employees do not need to sacrifice who they are to exist and grow in our workplace. Quad does not discriminate on any unlawful basis including race, religion, color, national origin, disability, gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, age, marital status, veteran status, genetic information, or any other basis prohibited by applicable federal, state, or local laws.  Quad also prohibits harassment of applicants and employees based on any of these protected categories.

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