Airgas Usa LLC Outlook Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Technician - Theodore, AL in Theodore, Alabama
Airgas South, a subsidiary of Airgas USA, LLC., the nations leading distributor of industrial, medical and specialty gases and welding supplies, has an /OUTLOOK/® Vendor Managed Inventory Technician position available at our *Theodore, AL *location.
The /OUTLOOK/® Vendor Managed Inventory Technician will be responsible for implementing and maintaining the /OUTLOOK/® Service Model to include ordering, deliveries and Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) programs, efficient order processing & invoicing, initiating & executing cost reduction programs, establishing safe handling practices, reporting and day-to-day customer interface at customer locations in the NW Area of Airgas Southeast.
The /OUTLOOK/® Technician will be the first line Airgas representative with the customer for all welding hardgoods and safety supplies related issues regarding Vending Machines and Vendor Managed Inventory bins.
_Essential Functions_: * Order product to ensure proper inventory levels. * Monitor customer usage and suggest adjustments to product levels to ensure maximum efficiency and product turn. * Face to face customer contact - ask for additional orders, initiate additional sales by identifying possible system product additions or off system orders. * Communicate customer concerns and questions to proper Airgas personnel. * General vehicle maintenance of Airgas Sprint Van for Hardgoods. * Communicate inventory requirements and changes to supporting branch. * Complete all paperwork in accordance with Airgas standards. * Manage inventory levels to customer requirements for Vending and VMI. * Manage product list. * Determine Min/Max levels based on delivery cycle and customer stock level requirements. * Monitor inventory levels at customer. * Maintain product inventory and consumption. * Order and deliver product to point of use. * Approve new delivery points for accessibility and safety. Maintain Vendor Management Inventory Systems including: * Maintenance of customer stock locations - cleaning, maintenance, etc. * Product additions and deletions. * Clean, organize and re-label bins. * Emergency response support. Manage vending equipment including: * Stock vending equipment. * General maintenance including cleaning, calibration, etc. * Perform first level repair and troubleshooting.
Requirements: * Must have high school diploma or G.E.D. * 2 to 5 years of sales experience preferably in the compressed gases, vending and/or welding industry. * Basic computer skills, to include MS Office and the ability to learn site specific computer applications such as cylinder tracking programs. * Must have strong interpersonal skills and the ability to work with diverse groups of people with different personalities and backgrounds. * Ability to read and comprehend MSDS (material safety data sheets). * Ability to analyze data. * Ability to write reports and correspondence. * Ability to conduct presentations * Ability to work independently and under some pressure to meet deadlines. * Ability to routinely lift 25 - 50 lbs, and occasionally lift 51 - 80 lbs. * Ability to move large gas cylinders with the use of a hand cart. * Able to use hands and/or tools to hook up and disconnect cylinders. * Must be able to work outdoors in temperatures ranging from -10 to over 110 degrees. Preferred: * Some experience with handling of compressed gases. * Basic knowledge or experience in welding. * Customer service and/or sales experience. Looking for a great company to work for? You’ll Find It With Us! Airgas South offers a competitive compensation and excellent benefits package, which includes Medical, Dental, Vision, Prescription Drug, Life & Disability Insurance, 401(k), Tuition Reimbursement and more.
EOE AA M/F/Vet/Disability Qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or disability
Title: Outlook Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Technician - Theodore, AL
Requisition ID: 17411