MSC Industrial Supply Co. Spec, VMI in Salinas, California
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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.
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. Territory is Salinas to Monterey.
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
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Built on a foundation of values and trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than a 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 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 families’ 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.