Data Aire, Inc.

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Job Overview:

Construction Specialties, Inc.

Founded in 1948, Construction Specialties (CS) is a specialty building products manufacturer. CS provides solutions to building challenges that architects, designers, building owners, facility managers, and contractors face every day. Since inventing the first extruded louver, CS has become a global leader in all our product categories. Our products are a part of some of the most iconic buildings around the world–from the world’s tallest tower, Burj Khalifa in Dubai, to the Oculus at the World Trade Center Transit Hub in Manhattan. If you want to work in an inspiring atmosphere and collaborate with customers and colleagues to solve challenges, we're the right place for you. CS: Making Buildings Better®


Purchases materials, supplies and services at the most favorable terms for the organization, while optimizing the material supply impact on the customer experience.


To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions, including but not necessarily limited to the following:

  • Qualifies suppliers, evaluates bids, and negotiates prices and terms for purchased goods and services.  Completes PO's within ERP system and releases to supplers.
  • Tracks PO life cycle, monitors supplier quality, and maintains supplier data within ERP.
  • Develops and executes supply planning activities according to customer and business demand signals.
  • Develops or possesses subject matter expertise to assist supply chain team on best practices and improvement opportunities
  • Proactively communicates with peers and cross functional departments as necessary to support business activities, i.e. supplier timeliness.

KNOWLEDGE/ SKILLS/ EXPERIENCE/ EDUCATION: (Minimum Education and/or Experience required)

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, supply chain management, logistics, industrial engineering or equivalent
  • 7+ years Procurement, Supply Chain, and Logistics experience
  • Professional certifications, such as Certified Purchasing Professional (CPP) or Certified Supply Chain Professional (CSCP), Certified Purchasing Manager (CPM) or APICS Certified in Production and Inventory Management (CPIM) are a plus.

  • Latest generation ERP (SAP or Oracle strongly preferred)

  • Demonstrated Forecasting experience

  • Demonstrated experience reducing cost or improving efficiency

  • Microsoft Office (Excel, Word, Outlook required)

  • Experience with exporting, importing and customs brokerage preferred


  • Negotiation

  • Procurement

  • Supplier Evaluations & Certification

  • Supplier Management

  • Sales and Operations Planning