Job Description

Job LocationsUS-MO-Joplin C Street
Job ID
2024-2732
# of Openings
2
Category
Manufacturing

Overview

ABOUT EAGLEPICHER

EaglePicher Technologies is driving the electrification of defense, aviation and space. We provide the broadest range of battery systems in the world for the most demanding applications. We develop leading-edge products that make drones fly higher, undersea vessels run longer, aircraft fly farther, rockets launch safely and satellites operate longer. With our cutting-edge research and manufacturing, we continue to set new standards in the industry. For 100 years, we have provided mission-critical power solutions to the defense, aviation and space markets. EaglePicher’s batteries power more than 85 percent of U.S. missile and munition programs and are a key component of the U.S. space program, powering the Mars Rovers and the next crewed mission to the moon. EaglePicher provides custom battery assemblies, battery management systems, pyrotechnic devices and other power solutions.

Our employees are passionate, dedicated and empowered to realize our vision. We strive for the right mix of people with diverse backgrounds personalities and perspectives, and to ensure this works, we create an inclusive work environment that places a premium on communication and collaboration. At EaglePicher, we will give you the opportunity to harness all that is within you with access to the latest tools, information and training.

EaglePicher is headquartered in St. Louis, MO with manufacturing and research and development facilities in Joplin, MO, Seneca, MO, Pittsburg, KS, East Greenwich, RI and in Southbridge, MA.

For more information visit www.eaglepicher.com

ABOUT THE POSITION

The Category Specialist will ensure each Business Unit receives the greatest value from the function by effectively negotiating supplier pricing, lead time and delivery, payment terms, and other terms and conditions, while also achieving cost, quality, and delivery targets for assigned spend categories, and execute long-term agreements with key suppliers.

Responsibilities

  • Create an understanding of strategic categories by gathering market, trend, and price information;
  • Complete documentation for purchase orders and new suppliers as required;
  • Complete supplier RFX process, developing a clear understanding of product and supplier to ensure desired capabilities exist with that supplier, as well as determine and implement the most economic ordering methods;
  • Request quotes for customer contract proposals with guidance from Supply Chain Management leadership;
  • Monitor and order assigned material and/or supplies, working closely with Material Planning team; track cost savings and on-time delivery KPIs;
  • Contribute to a strong governance culture by complying with appropriate policies and procedures;
  • Facilitate continuous improvement strategies in accordance with lean supply chain management concepts throughout the organization;
  • Develop, communicate, and enforce company policies and procedures for purchasing;
  • Effectively communicate the value of Procurement.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree in Business, Supply Chain Operations, Engineering, or related field required.
  • A moderate amount of relevant work experience
  • Proficiency with MS Office applications, including Excel, Word, and Powerpoint
  • An understanding of government procurement policies and procedures preferred
  • Experience with Energy Storage or Government Procurement and Acquisitions preferred
  • U.S. Persons

PERKS OF BEING AN EAGLEPICHER EMPLOYEE
Some of the great things about being an EaglePicher employee include:

  • Medical, dental, vision, life, and disability insurance;
  • 10 paid holidays and PTO;
  • Matching 401K;
  • Tuition reimbursement;
  • Dependent scholarship programs.

EaglePicher Technologies LLC is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, color, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, and basis of disability or any other federal, state or local protected class.

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