Expediting / Procurement Clerk

Location:Harvey, IL
Employment Type:Full Time
Description:The Company

Fuchs Lubricants Co., is the US operating unit of Fuchs Petrolub A.G., the largest independent manufacturer of specialty lubricants in the world with global sales of over $1.5 Billion. We provide high quality lubricants and services to a wide range of industries including the makers of complex metal components (e.g. automotive, appliance and aerospace manufacturers), pharmaceuticals, transportation, mining, and energy. Recognized for providing world-class technical support, our company is committed to ongoing research and development efforts; and they are constantly developing new technology to meet the ever-changing demands of modern industry.

The US headquarters and a key manufacturing site are located near Chicago, IL with three additional manufacturing locations in KS, PA and WV. The team-based culture is customer-focused and results-oriented. For individuals who thrive in a collaborative work environment, the opportunities for professional growth and career satisfaction are significant. To learn more about this world-class organization, please visit the company website at www.fuchs.com.

The Opportunity

The Expeditor / Procurement Clerk works with mainframe generated reports to create and track purchase orders to ensure the timely receipt of all purchased material. Some specific duties of the position include running a daily report which lists what products/materials that should be considered for ordering; determining the quantity and timing of orders using information in our mainframe - decisions are based on historical usage, typical supplier lead-times, vendor agreements, etc.; placing orders via telephone, fax, e-mail, etc. and follows up on orders that do not arrive on time; performs other duties as assigned by immediate supervisor or upper management.

The successful candidate will have the following qualifications:

Successful candidates will possess at least a four-year college degree
1+ years experience in purchasing, expediting, customer service or a related area
Excellent organizational and communication skills, including the ability to track and ensure completion of multiple orders
Basic to intermediate Microsoft Word and Excel skills, including the ability to create single sheet Excel spreadsheets with formulas
Ability to follow a disciplined approach to ensuring tasks are completed in a timely manner

3+ years experience in purchasing or expediting
SAP experience
Proficiency in Microsoft Office. Ability to create Excel spreadsheets with formulas using data from multiple sheets. Skillful at integrating data from Excel and other external sources into Word
1+ years experience in a chemical industry

Compensation Package:

Fuchs Lubricants Co. offers an excellent compensation and benefits package. The benefits package includes: medical, dental, vision, vacation, 401(K), life insurance, LTD, flexible spending accounts, and tuition reimbursement.

Fuchs Lubricants Co. is an equal opportunity (EEO) / AA employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace (m/f/d/v).

To learn more about Fuchs Lubricants Co., visit our website at http://www.fuchs.com/. Interested candidates should submit their resume including salary history/requirements.

Please note: only resumes submitted via this link will be reviewed.

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