AECOM Materials Specialist - 1st shfit in Corinth, Mississippi

United States of America - Mississippi, Corinth

Job Summary

AECOM is seeking an industrial Materials Specialist to support our operations & maintenance team in Corinth, MS!

  • Typical work schedule is Monday – Friday, 6:30am – 3:00pm ; hours may vary based on business demand.

This position is responsible for spearheading the purchasing function, including sourcing maintenance supplies, vendor services and OEM parts , obtaining proposals from qualified suppliers, preparing requisitions, and managing invoices; and providing schedules and coordinating work orders .

Responsibilities:

  • Support new vendor setups, requests for proposals , and the administrative portion of contracts and service agreements.

  • Coordinates with subcontractors and vendors for services.

  • Obtains proposals from qualified suppliers and prepares requisitions.

  • Uses Maximo / SAP to plan tasks and personnel for corrective, preventive, and predictive maintenance work.

  • Support pricing, bids, and vendor sourcing functions.

  • Assists with the safety program.

Requires fluency in Microsoft Office programs, particularly Microsoft Excel (including the ability to create charts and graphs, insert formulas, and leverage various look-ups), as well as all software tools used in the procurement process.

Successful candidates will demonstrate strong communication skills, particularly in written communication, as well as good organizational skills and sound judgement.

For more information, please contact Sherry Wilkes at 704-450-8620 or Sherry.Wilkes@aecom.com!

Within AECOM, our group provides facilities and production maintenance services for our clients’ industrial, manufacturing, distribution, pharmaceutical, and commercial sites worldwide.

  • We run our own crews of Production Maintenance Techs, CNC Service Techs, Automation Techs, Industrial Electricians, Maintenance Mechanics, Industrial HVAC Techs, Logistics / Crib Management, Planner/ Schedulers, Supervisors and safety professionals inside our customers’ facilities to keep their infrastructure operating smoothly.

  • These are full-time, regular positions with AECOM that offer competitive pay and a full benefits package , including

  • Medical, Dental & Vision insurance

  • 3 weeks of accrued Paid Time Off per calendar year

  • 401k plan with 3% company match

  • Employee discounts

  • And much more –

  • And your benefits start the same day you do!

  • Check us out at https://www.youtube.com/user/AECOMTechnologyCorp !

  • Come join our team!

Just 1.5 hours from Memphis in the northern hills region of Mississippi, Corinth offers a landscape rich in outdoor activities, history, and culture. From fishing on the Tennessee River and boating at Pickwick, Bay Springs, and Sardis Lakes, to the Civil War Interpretive Center and nearby Shiloh National Military Park, to leisurely excursions to the Biedenharn Coca Cola Museum, Elvis Presley’s birthplace in Tupelo, and fabulous restaurants in Oxford – Corinth is at the center of it all!

For more information -

  • Visit Mississippi – www.visitmississippi.org + Mississippi Parks and Recreation – www.mdwfp.com + Chamber of Commerce – www.corinthalliance.com PEOHR

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  • EICFM

Minimum Requirements

  1. High school diploma or demonstrated equivalent.

  2. Three years of experience related to procurement or purchasing. (Associates degree or technical diploma may substitute for 2 years of experience.)

Additional Information:

  • Qualified applicants who are offered a position must pass a pre-employment substance abuse test.

  • This position may require a valid Driver’s License.

  • This position does not include sponsorship for United States work authorization.

  • This position will require the ability to obtain a security access badge at our client’s location.

  • This position may require various shifts, weekends, and alternative work schedules.

Physical Requirements:

  • Some tasks will require repetitive wrist movement.

  • Some tasks will require the ability to walk extensively throughout facilities during a workday.

  • Requires the ability to climb extension ladders, roof ladder, stepladders, and stairs as needed during a workday.

  • Requires the flexibility to bend/stoop, squat, kneel, reach/stretch, and move in a 90-degree fashion during workday.

  • Requires the ability to differentiate colors pertaining to wire color-coding.

  • Requires ability to read and understand information contained in a variety of documents or displayed on a computer screen.

  • Requires ability to use a variety of office equipment and to operate a computer keyboard to access data bases, to send/receive messages and to prepare documents.

  • Requires ability to attend meetings throughout the site and potentially travel to other AECOM, customer and/or vendor locations in the area, as well as some air travel to more distant locations.

  • Requires the ability to communicate with others on the telephone and in one-on-one or group discussions, meetings and presentations.

  • Demonstrated fluency in computer use including the full Microsoft product line.

  • Requires some moving of light to medium weight materials into desks, filing cabinets and other storage locations.

  • Requires the ability to interact with all clients in a professional and friendly manner despite periods of stress.

Special Requirements:

  • Wear steel toe safety shoes, safety glasses, gloves, hard hats and other Personal Protective Equipment as needed.

  • Cope with demands (stressors) that are associated with the job and/or the work environment so that acceptable levels of performance and overall contribution are maintained.

Preferred Qualifications

  1. Working knowledge of Costpoint, Maximo, or related PC-based purchasing applications.

  2. Ability to perform basic procurement and materials management concepts and their application.

  3. Experience in purchasing maintenance supplies, vendor services, and OEM machine parts in a manufacturing, maintenance, or a related service field.

  4. Ability to coordinate parts and assign the appropriate skilled labor to ensure successful completion.

  5. Administrative, organizational and computer skills, including proficiency in MS Office programs (Excel, Word, and Outlook).

  6. Demonstrated understanding of an effective safety culture.

Other Attributes:

  • Must be willing to work overtime when required. May be required to work holidays and weekends.

What We Offer

When you join AECOM, you become part of a company that is pioneering the future . Our teams around the world are involved in some of the most cutting-edge and innovative projects and programs of our time, addressing the big challenges of today and shaping the built environment for generations to come. We ensure a workplace that encourages growth, flexibility and creativity, as well as a company culture that champions inclusion, diversity and overall employee well-being through programs supported by company leadership. Our core values define who we are, how we act and what we aspire to, which comes down to not only delivering a better world , but working to “make amazing happen” in each neighborhood, community and city we touch. As an Equal Opportunity Employer, we believe in each person’s potential, and we’ll help you reach yours.

Job Category Maintenance

Business Line Management Services

Business Group Management Services Group (MS)

Country United States of America

Position Status Full-Time

Requisition/Vacancy No. 203206BR

Clearance Required No

Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status.