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Job Title: Supply Chain Specialist State: Ohio Department: Purchasing Post Date: 1/9/2015 Hours of Work: Full-time Monday through Friday, 8:30 am to 5:00 pm; overtime as needed Duties to be Performed: • Manage a consistent flow of product from our suppliers to attain optimum inventory levels at each of the company’s distribution centers. • Supply the customer with the best possible inventory availability. • Uphold and enhance the reputation of Summit Racing Equipment by promoting goodwill and professionalism within our supply chain community. • Maximize the profitability of inventory items purchased considering both acquisition costs and operating efficiencies. • Provide exceptional service to all departments within our organization. • Maintain company and department goals set for fill rate, service levels, acquisition savings, inventory targets, and turnover. • Negotiate additional discounts and payment terms favorable to the organization and communicate these special terms to the Accounting Department. • Act as a liaison between our suppliers and Merchandising to assure availability of new products. • Give feedback to the Marketing and Advertising departments on product changes and assist in implementation. • Work with the Sales and Customer Service departments to ensure they have accurate information regarding delivery status of all inventory items. • Work with the Receiving and OFC departments to maximize material handling efficiencies and to resolve issues. • Analyze opportunities for enhancements to department operating systems and help implement changes. • Evaluate vendor terms and policies and make sure they are in harmony with the goals of Summit Racing Equipment; assist in distribution of this information throughout the organization. • Assure vendor compliance to usage of the B2B website informational system. Skills and Abilities Needed: • Excellent PC skills with extensive knowledge of MS Excel, Word, and database programs; analytical software experience a plus. • Overall understanding of supply chain practices and principles. • Excellent written and verbal communication skills. • Excellent organizational and project administration skills. • Must be a self-starter and able to work with little supervision. • Must be able to perform multiple tasks concurrently with the ability to prioritize responsibly. • Fast and accurate data entry capabilities. • Possess ability to analyze data quickly and accurately and be able to recognize problems immediately. • Excellent problem-solving and follow-up skills. • Ability to work with various personalities and maintain objectivity. Experience/
Education Required:
Qualified applicants must have a minimum of a High School diploma, with some college preferred, and 2-3 years of purchasing experience including negotiations, analysis, and vendor interaction. Must live in or be willing to relocate to the Akron, Ohio area.

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  • Mail or Fax us your resume or application to the site that you are interested in:
    Summit Racing Equipment
    1200 Southeast Avenue
    Tallmadge, Ohio 44278
    FAX: 330-630-5571

    Summit Racing Equipment
    960 East Glendale
    Sparks, Nevada 89431
    FAX: 775-331-3640

    Summit Racing Equipment
    20 King Mill Road
    McDonough GA 30253
    FAX: 770-288-3213

  • Visit us in person and pick up an application at any one of our retail stores at the addresses above.
  • Download our job application (PDF 90K/2 pages), fill it out and send it back to our Human Resources Department at personnel@summitracing.com
  • Please note that Summit Racing does not pay for relocation costs or travel expenses incurred for interviews.

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