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Material Specialist

Siemens Gamesa

Siemens Gamesa

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Posted on Friday, December 22, 2023

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Position Overview:

  • The Material Management Specialist serves as focal point for optimal material and spares coordination for the assigned sites.

  • One of its primary functions is to conduct yearly inventory count and analyze variances leading to final reconciliation for the wind farms assigned within region North America.

  • In addition, serve as primary support for issues encountered by the assigned sites in ordering, receiving, and system training.

  • The role works in constant collaboration with site management, project management, order management, finance, and other materials managers by coordinating system and process flow.

  • The position requires travel within assigned area.

  • The role reports into the centralized Resource Management and Planning organization within North America.

  • Relocation will not be offered in this role.


  • Performs required cycle counts for assigned sites and analyzes inventory variances using SAP transactions, physical inspection, other supporting systems and documentation.

  • Manage material movements within area of responsibility

  • Provide training of relevant SAP transactions to site management teams

  • Application of Lean Principles for warehouse operations

  • Goods issue of spare parts to Wind Turbines

  • Pick/Pack materials for shipping as required

  • Visually inspect materials/tools for shipping damage, wear, missing parts, or other unsatisfactory conditions

  • Work closely with Inventory Control Supervisor in SAP, as required, to receive material against open purchase orders and ship parts against open outbound delivery notes.

  • Maintain a current location file for inventory on site.

  • Comply with all Environmental, Health and Safety Requirements of the Company.

  • Other duties as assigned.

Required Knowledge, Education, Experience and Skills:

  • HS diploma or equivalent required.

  • 1-2years of vocation or technical training or an associate degree or the equivalent in specific experience may be required.

  • 5-7 years of successful experience in area of responsibility and successful demonstration of Key Responsibilities and Knowledge as presented above.

  • Strong Microsoft office skills with emphasis on Excel

  • Strong analytical skills and the ability to multi-task

  • Excellent communication skills and teamwork skills, including willingness and ability to consult with subject matter experts from engineering, order management and other team members.

  • Capable of lifting 35 pounds and working in remote facilities that are subject to extreme climates.

  • Candidate must be capable of operating in a warehouse environment without local supervision, while still collaborating with local staff.

  • Ability to learn and adapt to new software systems

  • Applicants must be proficient in English

  • Position could be up to 75% travel.

  • Qualified applicants must be legally authorized for employment in the United States. Qualified applicants will not require employer sponsored work authorization now or in the future for employment in the United States.

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Previous experience with inventory management software such as SAP

  • Lean Six Sigma training

  • Experience operating a Forklift and standard office equipment


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