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Junior Supply Chain Specialist

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Albany, NY

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Job Summary

Position Summary

We are looking for a qualified Junior Supply Chain Specialist. This position will report to the Supply Chain Manager. The Junior Supply Chain Specialist manages his / her commodity to ensure on time delivery of quality material that is within budget.


  • Places and maintains purchase orders for raw materials/components within responsible area
  • Works with suppliers to manage on time deliveries
  • Works with suppliers to expedite or defer material deliveries depending on changes in requirements
  • Responsible for maintaining appropriate inventory levels to support production plan
  • Maintains accurate master of materials and purchase order information in the SAP/ERP system
  • Has a strong focus on material cost reduction, lead time reduction, supplier performance improvement along the complete supply chain
  • Ability to negotiate pricing and terms with suppliers if required
  • Organizes regular Business Reviews with vendors to improve supplier KPIs, track goal milestones and review pending open actions
  • Work with the quality department to resolve any non-conformance issues and coordinate preventive and corrective actions
  • Monitors sourcing and supply chain related performance metrics
  • Provides support to suppliers to comply with any import/export requirements
  • Participates in team meetings to ensure continuous improvements

Required Skills / Knowledge

  • At least 1 year of experience in Procurement/Purchasing/Supply Chain
  • Associate degree required.  Bachelors or Masters in Procurement/Purchasing/Supply Chain or similar discipline is preferred
  • Strong customer (external and internal) focus and commitment
  • Demonstrated skills in supplier relationship management
  • Electrical and mechanical technical understanding
  • Open for limited travel
  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Detailed oriented
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • SAP ERP software knowledge is a plus
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About us

For more than 30 years, Altech has built a tradition of innovation, service, and growth while maintaining a safe and highly-ethical culture. Headquartered in Fairfield, NJ with offices on the West Coast, Altech serves clients throughout the United States and Canada. As the staffing industry leader in rail transportation, maintenance, manufacturing, and IT, we have successfully paired skilled technicians with in-demand electrical, electro-mechanical, HVAC, management, and quality assurance/vendor surveillance roles.


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Altech offers competitive rates, comprehensive benefits, training, and career advancement opportunities that will help you maximize your full potential. Working hand-in-hand with our clients, we uncover opportunities that lead to advancement and direct hire opportunities. We understand that our employees are the driving force behind our success.

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