Supply Chain Specialist [SCS]

United States of America (the)
Moonachie, NJ

Years of experience in Supply Chain positions: 3 years
Knowledge of Italian – preferred



• Place orders for stock, evaluating the appropriate quantity to buy based on safety stock levels

• Place orders for custom items, based on customer orders and timeline of the project. LOTS OF DATA ENTRY

• Obtain order confirmations from vendors

• Provide ETAs to customer service; for goods sourced in Italy provide option of shipment by boat or by air and update purchase order with the vendor accordingly

• Make sure purchase orders ship by the confirmed date

• Set-up new items in our system

• Set up purchase prices in the system

• Generate and update cost prices for new items, re-ordered items with updated purchase price, subcontracting and manufacturing orders/kits

• Provide cost price that will be used to make sale prices for re-orders of custom items

• Ask quotes for re-orders of custom items and update purchase price in the system for custom items

• Estimate transportation costs and duties (for Canada)

• Organize drop-shipments from Italy to customers in the US or Canada for special projects

• Organize shipments from China of standard items that are purchased ex-works China from parent company

• Organize shipments of goods purchased from domestic vendors

• Prepare POs for freight-in, drop-shipments and installations; POs of freight out for special projects

• Keep track of freight-in shipments from domestic vendors, or containers and airfreights coming in from Italy or China, interacting with freight forwarders

• Back-up for tasks of receiving, manufacturing orders and subcontracting orders, set-up of BOM (bill of material) and MO (manufacturing orders), during co-workers absence.

• Interact with accounts payable for payments to vendors or invoices that do not match the purchase order

• Check invoices that do not match purchase orders and interact with vendors to obtain credit notes

• Check freight invoices, custom duties charged and HTS codes used

• Interact with vendors for defective merchandise received

• Set-up new vendors


The role will be based in USA at ALU New Jersey Offices in Moonachie.

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