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Dickinson, ND

Job Description

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Job Overview:

Steffes Core Values

            Trust: We promote growth and long-term success by making wise decisions with trust as an essential component.                                                                 

Respect: We unleash creative talents of our diverse workforce by treating each other the way we would like to be treated.

            Teamwork: We believe people achieve much more by working together.                                    

Integrity: We follow through and keep our word while being open, honest, ethical, and fair.

            Safety: We view our co-workers as family members of our business and strive to ensure safety for all.

Humility: We recognize and appreciate strengths and contributions beyond one’s self. We are modest, genuine, and authentic.


Key Responsibilities

  1. Assist with selection and development of reliable suppliers, control of pricing, and quality of goods.
  2. Will follow up on open orders and expedite as necessary.
  3. Assists with maintaining a computerized purchase and inventory system.
  4. Will monitor ERP inputs and system values to ensure accurate purchasing of items (safety stock, reorder quantity, lead time, etc.).
  5. Requests quotations and secures bids for raw materials and supplies.
  6. Assist other departments in the development of product specifications and substitute materials.
  7. Reduces overall costs while improving safety, quality, and delivery.
  8. Manages time effectively, strives to contain costs and reduce waste, and finds ways to optimize resources.
  9. Responsible for reviewing and processing claims against suppliers for unsatisfactory materials or equipment.
  10. Negotiation support may include all aspects such as prices, lead times, terms, customer owned inventory, quality, transportation, and other contractual items;
  11. Helps maintain an economic level of inventory on-hand to assure production is not interrupted.
  12. Responsible to perform continuous improvement of processes.
  13. Active participant in LEAN initiatives.
  14. Maintain a positive work atmosphere by acting and communicating in collaborative manner with customers, suppliers, co-workers, and management.
  15. Helps company meet its Strategic, Quality and Safety objectives.
  16. Other duties may be assigned.


Core Expectations

            Customer Service - Demonstrate excellent customer service and display a positive attitude and behavior consistent with the Steffes Code of Conduct and Core Values.

            Quality - Actively support and participate in Quality Improvement.

  • Take immediate action in unsafe situations.
  • Adhere to all safety standards; thus, promoting safe practices to ensure a safe environment.

            Conduct - Demonstrate and support the Steffes Code of Conduct.

            Policies and Procedures - Demonstrate and support Steffes Policies and Procedures by:

  • Using tact, sound judgement, and maintaining a professional attitude in communication and relationships with others.
  • Striving to deliver the best quality in daily work.
  • Promoting a positive image of Steffes and its products.
  • Being timely and punctual in attendance and following all policies and procedures.


Job Requirements/Qualifications

  • Bachelors’ Degree in Business Administration or related field
  • Intermediate computer knowledge (Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Internet)
  • Good written and verbal communication, math, reading, and spelling skills
  • -OR-
  • An acceptable combination of education and experience


Physical Demands of Position

  • This position requires walking, sitting, or standing to a significant degree
  • Must have the ability to lift 50 pounds from floor to waist, carry 50 pounds, and push and/or pull up to 20 pounds
  • Must have the ability to climb ladders and/or stairs
  • Stooping, crouching, kneeling, and bending
  • Handling, feeling, and gripping would be required for some activities

This role may be subject to internal and external environmental conditions