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Inventory Specialist

MSC Industrial Supply Co., Inc. Paris Full-Time
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Build a better career with MSC. 
Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services.

Territory is located from Paducah, KY to Martin, TN

Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Specialist


Want to be part of a fast-moving, customer-focused, value-driven team?  Come join our world-class group that is literally at the “tip of the spear” when it comes to delivering solutions to our customers.  Execution of MSC solutions is what we are all about and the combined exposure to sales and supply chain will give you a tremendous opportunity for advancement. This is a very innovative team that is looking for someone to help us build our future.  

We seek a VMI Specialist—including military veterans with relevant experience—to establish productive relationships with key individuals at assigned customers and provide supplemental service support for outside sales associates in the areas of conversions, ordering stock, vending solutions, putting away orders, 5S handling of service and equipment, and expediting.

HOW YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE

Enjoy flexibility and tap your specialized expertise to grow with an industry leader.

  • Travel daily in your company-provided automobile to support the implementation of Vendor Managed Inventory programs at customer locations in your territory.
  • Ensure appropriate customer stock levels, generate new orders for merchandise, and obtain customer approval to place orders when required.
  • Unpack orders, check accuracy of shipments, and put away stock at customer locations.
  • Provide communication and feedback to sales representatives and supervisor as appropriate to ensure full customer satisfaction.
  • Perform general (5S) housekeeping for service equipment and immediate area.


WHAT IT TAKES

The service-focused, independent-minded VMI Specialist we seek should have these qualifications.    

  • Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills
  • Valid driver’s license and the ability to travel daily more than 80% of the time within branch or market territory, including occasional overnight travel
  • Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., based on customer needs
  • High school diploma or equivalent
  • Supply chain and process improvement experience preferred
  • Customer service experience, including one year of related industry experience preferred
  • Relevant military experience a plus

Why MSC  
People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. 

As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

Equal Opportunity Statement 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                         

 

Skills required

Cargos
Manifests
Unpacking
Inventory Control
Packing
Warehousing
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Since 1941 MSC, a Fortune 1000 company, has been supplying our customers with the solutions and services they need to build great things. In the process, we've built a great company that more than 6,500 associates are proud to be a part of. We've worked hard to become a leading North American distributor of metalworking, and maintenance, repair and operations products and solutions. We remain committed to being the best and hiring the best. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

Recent recognition includes:

  • Best Places to Work in IT as named by Computerworld
  • Our Columbus, Ohio Customer Fulfillment Center was named one of the Top Workplaces by Columbus CEO magazine.
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