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The primary objective of this position is to ensure that routine goods & services requisitioned by Plant and users are procured in a timely fashion to meet the daily operating requirements of the Richmond Plant. The incumbent must also ensure that all transactions regarding stores spare part inventory items are processed correctly in accordance with established procedures to ensure all parts are maintained at or above established minimum levels.
In addition, the incumbent is also responsible for the daily supervision of the Stores department.
Other related duties or activities as required.
NATURE AND SCOPE
The incumbent transfers approved requisitions to Purchase Orders, for routine goods and services and places the orders with the established vendor base. For items that are significant, critical, and/or non-routine, the incumbent will consult and, in some cases, leave such transactions with the Plant Sourcing Specialist for completion. Items on the requisition report must be processed on a timely basis.
With regards to supervising the Stores, the incumbent must ensure that all procedures relating to all incoming and outgoing freight are performed in a safe & timely fashion. The Warehouse Supervisor must also ensure that all end users with access to the Stores are properly trained to correctly issue & return parts.
The incumbent has responsibility to ensure that the actual quantity, condition and location for all stock & non-stock parts described in the spare parts inventory is consistent with the file information contained within Maximo. The incumbent coordinates the cycle count of all stock and non-stock parts and ensures it is performed in accordance to established procedures.
The incumbent must have a developed understanding of purchasing & inventory management principles and a very thorough working knowledge of Maximo and other tools used at the Richmond Plant. The Warehouse Supervisor must also have an understanding of the Plant coding structure in order to process error-free transactions with proper cost allocation.
Another requirement of the position is the capability to be very well organized, and to manage time and priorities in a way that results in minimal backlog, even during vacation periods of the Plant Sourcing Specialist..
The incumbent must have good knowledge of the cement manufacturing process, good troubleshooting abilities, communication skills, ability to manage stress, and an ability to lead employees towards a common goal to meet the departmental objectives.
Pre-employment medical including drug & alcohol testing and a criminal record check may be required.
As the world leader in the building materials industry, LafargeHolcim Ltd and its subsidiaries have the assets necessary to meet the building and design challenges of today’s increasing urbanization. Globally, LafargeHolcim has 115,000 employees, a well-balanced local presence in 90 countries and combined net sales of CHF 33 billion (EUR 27 billion) in 2014. With the most innovative cement, concrete, and aggregates solutions, strong R&D and a commitment to health, safety, and sustainability, LafargeHolcim has the building solutions to meet customers’ needs, from the individual homebuilder to the largest and most complex project. We are committed to drive sustainable solutions for better building and infrastructure while contributing to a higher quality of life. We are positioned to deliver on this commitment.