Purchasing & Material Control Specialist

Aegis Energy, a Dalkia company, and a subsidiary of Group EDF, is a local cogeneration/utility company and we are growing!

We are currently looking for an experienced Purchasing & Material Control Specialist to work in our Operations Department of our Holyoke headquarters. This first shift, M-F position is approximately 50% supply chain management, and 50% inventory control. The right candidate must have a demonstrated ability to work autonomously with attention to detail, possess strong inter-personal and computer skills, and the ability to foster and maintain good working relationships with our supply base.

Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):

  • Negotiate prices and terms with suppliers, vendors, freight companies, etc.
  • Collaborate with all departments to satisfy the supply chain needs of the company as a whole
  • Champion the production, after-market, and finished product inventory system (IE: kanban, lean, just-in-time, etc)
  • Responsible for routing of all material in the facility
  • Assist with production planning by ensuring all necessary work instructions and material are ready for each unit
  • Drive continuous improvement initiatives for owned processes
  • Occasional day travel to supplier sites and remote storage facilities may be required (up to 10%)
  • Overtime (over 40 hours) as required

Required Qualifications:

  • HS Diploma/GED
  • Documented success in supply chain management or purchasing
  • Experience using a formal inventory control process (IE: Kanban, Lean, just-in-time)
  • Demonstrated proficiency with computer software (IE: MS Excel/Sage)
  • Demonstrated ability to investigate and resolve complex logistical problems
  • Excellent interpersonal skills with ability to work across multiple functions and to communicate effectively through various media
  • Able to regularly lift and/or move up to 50 pounds
  • Possess excellent driving record and pass initial and random drug testing

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Associate’s or Bachelor’s Degree, or military experience
  • Experience working in a manufacturing environment
  • Working knowledge of software families: ERP/MRP/CRM
  • Developing processes and writing procedures
  • Continuous improvement certification/training (Six Sigma or equivalent)
  • Quality Assurance System experience
  • Working knowledge of Safety/OSHA compliance

Send resume with salary expectations to the attention of Robert O’Neil: roneil@aegischp.com

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