Associate Materials Specialist


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TECHEAD is seeking qualified applicants for the following Contract position – Associate Materials Specialist / Richmond VA – (JOB-19314). If you are looking for a new opportunity and this position looks to be a fit, please apply to see the TECHEAD difference that has made us successful for 30+ years!

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Job Description:
Associate Materials Specialist

Hybrid – 3 days onsite (T-Thur) 

Contract: 1 Year

Local Candidates Preferred

Permanent residents only; no c/c

Job Summary:

This will be a support role working alongside the material coordinators, who provide material management and purchasing support to Electric Transmission and Substation Construction Projects. 


-Analyzing, processing, and maintenance of project material receipt paperwork. Analyzing material usage patterns for project and inventory items

-Utilize SAP, MS Access, MS Excel, and other data processing tools to analyze and report on inventory, supplier orders, schedule exceptions, and supporting system data as needed. 

-Tracking open orders for problematic suppliers and distributing exceptions

-Creating material reservations, requisitions, and pick requests

-Creating and distributing reports for bills of materials, material reservations, requisitions, purchase orders, invoices, pick requests, and stored project items

-Bill of Material processing


-2-4 years related experience

-Basic knowledge of materials management, procurement processes, and inventory control.

-Basic knowledge of client groups, commodities, and specialties.

-Basic knowledge of environmental, government, legal, and regulatory requirements.

-Basic knowledge of inventory analysis techniques.

-Basic knowledge of warehouse layout.

-Working knowledge of supplier relations, priority management, and tactical planning.

-Good oral, written, and presentation skills.

-Problem solving and analytical skills.

-Basic forecasting and trend analysis skills.

-Computer skills including proficiency in Microsoft Excel and Access

-Value and cost analysis skills.

-Ability to manage multiple priorities and to meet deadlines.

-Ability to process information quickly and accurately.

-Ability to walk, stoop, and bend, to perform walkdowns and to search for materials.

-Good color vision to identify materials.

-Good hearing for telephone communications.

Top must have skills:

-Inventory Analysis Experience,

-Supply Chain Experience.

Nice to have skills:

-Microsoft Access Experience

-Microsoft Excel Experience

-Material Inventory Experience

-Data Management Experience

-Electrical Substation Construction Experience

-Electrical Transmission Line Construction Experience

-SAP Experience

Education and Certifications/Licensures required:

-High School Diploma Required Min.

-Associates Degree and Bachelors Degree preferred – Business, Marketing, Supply Chain

-Degree or an equivalent combination of education and 2-4 years demonstrated related experience may be accepted

TECHEAD’s mission is to make our on-site associates successful by placing them in the right environment so they can grow and prosper. How we treat and respond to our clients and employees is a reflection of who we are and makes us stand out from the rest. Keeping our business focused on building and maintaining relationships with our employees and clients is the key to our success. We won’t strive for anything less.

TECHEAD provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, marital status, amnesty, or status as a covered veteran in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws governing nondiscrimination in employment in every location in which the company has facilities. This policy applies to all terms and conditions of employment, including, but not limited to, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation, and training.

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