Founded in 1921, the Port Authority of New York and New Jersey builds, operates, and maintains many of the most important transportation and trade infrastructure assets in the country. The agency's network of aviation, ground, rail, and seaport facilities is among the busiest in the country, supports more than 550,000 regional jobs, and generates more than $23 billion in annual wages and $80 billion in annual economic activity. The Port Authority also owns and manages the 16-acre World Trade Center site, where the 1,776-foot-tall One World Trade Center is now the tallest skyscraper in the Western Hemisphere.
The Port Authority’s Procurement department is looking for an Inventory Control Specialist to join it’s team! Reporting to the Manager of the Inventory Control Group, the selected candidate will be responsible for the Supply Chain Management in the Port Authority’s Warehouse and Inventory Management Division.
This includes the day-to-day flow of goods, planning, logistics and synchronizing supply with demand of assigned commodities. The Supply Chain activities will include developing and maintaining detailed material master descriptions in SAP, sourcing, expediting deliveries and logistics. Using SAP, the candidate will be required to create and analyze statistical usage reports to develop new requirements contracts for material used to support facility maintenance and fleet operations, monitor vendor performance to insure timely delivery of goods, verify overall contract compliance, create change orders and review contract status throughout the life of contract. The Inventory Control Specialist will obtain pricing of inventory material not on contract for possible placement of purchase orders or creation of new contract.
The candidate must work closely with the warehouse supervisors, all levels of Port Authority maintenance and operations staff and visit all facility locations to review client’s material requirements and update MRP in SAP to achieve the Departments goal of a turnover ratio of 4 times a year. In addition, the selected candidate will be required to respond 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, during emergency / snow operations. Will be required to assist in the warehouses cycle and 100% inventory count process.
JOB REQUIREMENTS: Qualifications:
Candidates must present the following qualifications to be considered eligible for this position: * Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management from an accredited college or university. In lieu of a degree, two years’ experience in Supply Chain Management and certification from an accredited Supply Chain Management program will satisfy this requirement. * Minimum of two years of Supply Chain Analyst, Logistics Specialist, or its equivalent experience * Working knowledge of Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook software programs * Must possess a valid driver’s license Note – The selected candidate will be required to respond to Emergencies 24 hours a day / 7 days a week Desired:
Ideal candidates will present the following profile: * Excellent oral and written communication skills (Writing sample will be required) * Strong analytical, organizational and decision making skills * Strong interpersonal and collaborative skills * Knowledge of procurement processes and ability to learn Port Authority and government procurement process * Working knowledge of Inventory Management functions in SAP or other Inventory Management Systems * Experience in contract administration * Knowledge of Inventory Control, program management, strategic sourcing procedures * Knowledge of warehousing operations and materials distribution * Must be able to work on numerous projects concurrently and prioritize workload * Customer service experience The Port Authority of New York and New Jersey offers a competitive salary, an outstanding benefits package and a professional environment that supports development and recognizes achievement.
The Port Authority of New York & New Jersey/Port Authority Trans-Hudson (PATH) is an Equal Opportunity Employer.