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Material/Logistics Specialist in Canonsburg, PA at Headway Workforce Solutions

Date Posted: 12/12/2018

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Job Description

Headway Workforce Solutions is currently seeking an Materials/Logistics specialist for a 6+ month contract opportunity in Canonsburg, PA with our partner, a private nonprofit applied science and technology development company.


Primary Function:
  • Monitoring of semi-complex materials through the production cycle
  • Preparation and maintenance of semi-complex reports
  • Analyzes supplier capability
  • Participates in make/buy studies and cost analyses
  • Creating integrated project plans and schedules for the supply team's capital and development projects
  • Participates in the effectiveness evaluation of current material control standards
  • Designs the planning and coordination of new product introductions;assess the impact and recommend changes to overall production schedules
  • Independently performs important areas of standard professional level work that typically requires processing and interpreting, more complex, less clearly-defined issues
  • Refers semi-complex, unusual problems to others
  • Identifies and resolves readily identifiable, clearly-defined problems
  • Demonstrates a good grasp of knowledge and principles of field of specialization and applies through successful completion of assignments.
  • Successfully applies knowledge of fundamental concepts, practices, and procedures of particular area of specialization

Education and Experience:   
  • BS/BA in related discipline, or advanced degree, where required, or equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Certification may be required in some areas
  • Typically 2-5 years of successful experience in related field and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above
  • Advanced degree MAY be substituted for experience, where applicable

Physical Requirements:
  • Must be able to read, write, type, and use a telephone
  • The employee is occasionally required to use hands to finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools, or controls; and reach with hands and arms

Headway Workforce Solutions provides equal employment opportunities (EEO) to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability or genetics. In addition to federal law requirements, Headway Workforce Solutions complies with applicable 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 recruiting, hiring, placement, promotion, termination, layoff, recall, transfer, leaves of absence, compensation and training.