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Sourcing Specialist

Location: 

Strongsville, OH, US, 44149

Company:  9270-Applied Maintenance Supplies & Solutions
  • Are you familiar with industrial maintenance products?  Would you like to test your knowledge of these disciplines to add to the industry’s best team?
  • Are you interested in developing key product lines integral to the success of a fast growing MRO distributor?
  • Do you enjoy managing the full product life cycle from conception to your customer’s hands, ensuring value is added along the way and your customers are extremely satisfied?

 

 At Applied Maintenance Supplies and Solutions, the Product Manager role has an immediate impact on both our customers and on our field sales representatives performance. You will join a team committed to your success that will ensure that you receive ongoing training and provide you with solid feedback and support to help you reach your goals. This is a wonderful opportunity for an individual with a solid base of knowledge rooted in both cutting tools, and fasteners.  Join our team in this spotlight position today!

 

 Responsibilities:

 

Reporting directly to the Director of Marketing, you will be responsible for researching and analyzing our industrial product offering, assisting in the development and implementation of strategies to optimize profit and meet corporate growth objectives, while supporting field personnel and their overall product sales.

 

  • Participate in overall product strategy, research and development requirements
  • Drive the planning, negotiation and evaluation of new products, vendor agreements/programs and services
  • Manage profitability and performance of existing products and services
  • Work with our field sales force across the country to manage product line inventory levels at our Distribution Centers and develop programs to grow sales
  • Manage marketing and sales programs with key vendors and suppliers

 

Position Requirements:

 

  • 6 + months of product and industry-related work experience or equivalent

 

 Desired characteristics:

 

  • Self-starter and self-motivated
  • Relationship-building skills at all levels with internal and external customers and vendors.

 

Work for a corporation that believes in developing its people. Applied Maintenance Supplies and Solutions employees believe in the company and love the environment. Individual contributors with fresh ideas and passion for excellence are encouraged and rewarded.

 

Connect with a great stable company with strong performance and growth. We look forward to hearing from you and will respond to all qualified candidates.

 

Applied Maintenance Supplies and Solutions LLC, a division of Applied Industrial Technologies, is a leading value-added national distributor of Class C Maintenance, Repair, Operating, and Production (MROP) products.  Applied MSS specializes in fasteners, cutting tools, paints, chemicals, fluid flow, and safety servicing almost every industry.  We carry 50,000 SKU’s with availability to 250,000 more!  Our vendor-managed inventory systems help transform our customers operations into an efficient, fully-stocked system by installing the right storage solutions.  We organize chaos!

Parent company Applied Industrial Technologies is a leading distributor of bearings, power transmission products, engineered fluid power, specialty flow control solutions, and other industrial supplies, serving MRO and OEM customers in virtually every industry.  In addition, Applied provides engineering, design and systems integration for industrial and fluid power applications, as well as customized mechanical, fabricated rubber, fluid power, and flow control shop services.  Applied also offers storeroom services and inventory management solutions that provide added value to its customers.

We are an equal employment opportunity employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, national origin, ancestry, gender, sexual orientation, age, disability, protected veteran status, marital status, medical condition or any other characteristic protected by law.

If you need accommodation for any part of the employment process because of a disability, please send an email to hiring@applied.com or call 216-426-4389 to let us know the nature of your request.


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