MSC Industrial Direct

With more than a million product offerings and 75-plus years of experience across dozens of industries, MSC is a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair and operations (MRO) products and services. MSC helps manufacturing customers solve their most important challenges on the shop floor. We boost productivity, accelerate growth and fuel profits through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. From our founder Sidney Jacobson selling tools out of the trunk of his car in 1941 to becoming a publicly-traded Fortune 1000 company with $2.9 billion in annual sales, we continue to be positioned for growth.

We care about our associates and have programs to help our 6,000-plus team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family’s health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

 

 

Oct 16, 2018
Build a better career with MSC.  Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Requisition ID : 1505  Employment Type :  Full Time          Job Category :  Sales / Business Development                                              Work Location :   Shreveport, LA  State or Province :  Louisiana (US-LA)      Potential Work Location :  United States : Louisiana : Shreveport      Use your unique perspective to build key customer relationships, identify business opportunities, and negotiate and close business deals. In this dynamic role you will collaborate with the team to increase sales opportunities and maximize revenue in alignment with MSC’s long-term strategic goals.   HOW YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE   Translate your keen insight of customer’s needs and drivers into sales that advance their success as a business … and of MSC’s success as an industry leader.   Apply our unique insights to address customer’s priorities and reframe how they view their business to foster conversation based on customer needs, not MSC capabilities. Use account planning tools, prescriptive analytics, and research from marketing to teach customers something new and compelling about their business that leads to MSC’s differentiated solutions. Initiate commercial conversations with knowledge about a customer’s business, and identify opportunities to share important information. Identify key stakeholders, their objectives and metrics, and adjust messages accordingly. Incorporate economic drivers with deep knowledge of customer’s business, current macro/microeconomic and industry trends, and potential new business opportunities.   Clearly articulate customer’s business model, key cost drivers, growth paths, and value proposition. Conduct due diligence to understand customer value drivers, and leverage these drivers to influence a wide range of customer stakeholders.  Establish value with customer before discussing ROI/financial terms by qualifying and quantifying the impact of maintaining the status quo or pursuing competitors’ solutions. Drive momentum and proactively advance the purchase decision by assessing customer’s readiness to proceed at each stage of the buying process and setting clear next steps.     Create constructive tension by leveraging facts from research, benchmark data, and best demonstrated practices to introduce new ideas that challenge the status quo and reveal to customer high costs they may have been incurring.  Tailor presentations and commercial insight to customer’s industry, company and contact and deliver relevant messages based on current industry trends that will impact their business. Research industry trends that impact all customers and become recognized as a trusted advisor on the industries they serve.     WHAT IT TAKES   The intellectually agile and professionally driven sales professional we seek should have these skills and competencies.                                                                            Self-motivated to meet specific sales goals (1 year demonstrated track record of success in B2B sales preferred) Ability to create constructive tension and align stakeholders involved in the decision-making process to drive consensus to MSC solutions Solid history of decision making, taking accountability, demonstrated competitive spirit and ability to overcome obstacles to success Strong interpersonal skills along with attention to detail and follow through Customer focus Teaching for differentiation Tailoring for resonance Taking control Instills trust Drives results Decision quality Collaborates Develops talent Communicates effectively Action oriented Manages conflict Situational adaptability Bachelor’s degree in business, industrial distribution, manufacturing or equivalent experience Proficiency in Microsoft Suite with Salesforce.com experience Valid driver’s license and ability to travel   Why MSC   People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.  As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Equal Opportunity Statement  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                         
MSC Industrial Direct Shreveport, LA, USA
Oct 16, 2018
Build a better career with MSC.  Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Requisition ID : 1508  Employment Type :  Full Time          Job Category :  Customer Care / Contact Centre                                              Work Location :   Manchester, NH  State or Province :  New Hampshire (US-NH)      Potential Work Location :  United States : New Hampshire : Manchester    Milford, NH location   DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES Answers inbound calls in a specific on-site location to sell MSC products in accordance with MSC Culture and Customer Service Standards. Resolves on-site customer product and service issues by providing sales-related solutions utilizing common and alternative sources of information. Consults with other associates to locate the most effective sources of information.  Provides customer service in accordance with MSC standards to ensure customer satisfaction, account retention, and revenue generation using all tools available. Communicates customer concerns to management to ensure the most effective and lasting problem resolution. Builds customer relationships via exceptional levels of service to ensure customer satisfaction and retention. Works closely with vendors to produce quotes, expedite orders, locate sources for product, and arrange product training. Supports outside sales representative in various branch activities. Resolves more complex credit and collections issues to enhance customer service. Implements and maintains an MSC VMI or CMI program in customer location to enhance revenue generation. Understands and utilizes item cross over, label generation utilizing, One Button Upload, LABL, VXRF, AKAU, CROSIT and CMI Software Installation. Assists in the Identification, Collection and logging of all available Cost Savings Statistics. Ensures excellent customer relations by responding, under manager’s or OSA's guidance, to customer needs consistent with MSC standards, Culture, and business practices. Resolves customer product and service issues by providing sales-related solutions utilizing the most common source of information. Consults with other associates to locate alternate sources of information. Represents MSC in conjunction with OSA and/or BSM at customer meetings by communicating MSC's Value Proposition, direction and strategy for alignment to customer goals and expectations. Fosters the MSC Culture in the branch and throughout the company to ensure unity of purpose and fulfillment of MSC’s Mission. Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required. EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE A High School Diploma or the equivalent. Minimum 2 years inbound/ outbound telephone sales, outside sales, or customer service experience required. Industry experience preferred. SKILLS Computer literacy and proficiency with email, various internet browsers and/or the Windows operating system required. Excellent problem solving skills are required. Excellent customer service and sales skills are required. Excellent oral and written communications skills are also required. Working Industrial knowledge preferred. REQUIREMENTS Ability to lift items of up to 50 pounds required as needed. A valid driver’s license is required.   Why MSC   People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.  As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Equal Opportunity Statement  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                         
MSC Industrial Direct Manchester, NH, USA
Oct 16, 2018
Built to Make You Better. Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have here at MSC. If you are inspired to learn, expand your circle, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Requisition ID : 1480  Employment Type :  Full Time          Grade :  Warehouse W7   Job Category :  Warehouse / Distribution                                              Work Location :   Fernley  State or Province :  Nevada (US-NV)      Potential Work Location :  United States : Nevada : Reno    Receiving Clerk MSC is growing—and going—strong. We seek a team player who thrives in a fast-moving environment to perform daily receiving tasks, inspect shipments and verify correct items and quantities. HOW YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE You will have a hands-on role in our warehouse to ensure delivery of our vast product line to our valued customers. Verify products and match packing slips to P.O. using item and vendor numbers, descriptions, and quantity through visual inspections, counting, reference manuals or measuring instruments. Inspect boxes for damage or improper packaging, and perform research to resolve item or purchase discrepancies. Create and apply bar code labels using item numbers or purchase orders, and scan labels into warehouse computer system. Handle all incoming inter-warehouse transfers. Operate basic powered equipment (pallet jack, forklift); load, unload and move product by hand or skid; and move totes/skids for re-use. Stage product and form/seal boxes for put-away bins, overstock and racks. Train cross-functionally in other departments and functions in order to support business requirements. Follow safety guidelines at all times, meet specified productivity and quality expectations, and participate in Work Clean program.   WHAT IT TAKES      The motivated individual we seek should have these qualifications. Basic computer skills High school diploma or equivalent Valid state driver’s license, in some instances Willingness to work overtime to meet customer’s needs Internal certification to drive powered equipment within specified time requirements Internal certification to pick DOT-regulated items, if required Physical demands to successfully perform essential job functions (reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities): standing, walking, lifting materials up to 75 pounds (individual or team), carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing stairs, climbing using legs and arms, balancing, stooping, kneeling, repeated bends, reaching high and low, repetitive twisting or pressure involving wrist and hands, hearing, seeing (depth perception and peripheral vision), mental coordination, mental alertness for entire shift, ability to wear personal protective equipment as required, and ability to operate at heights up to 50 feet   WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT A career at MSC includes generous benefits, rewards and recognition. Training and growth opportunities Weekends off Paid time off including holidays Incentive bonuses and shift differential Medical, dental, vision, and company-matched 401(k) Why MSC   People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.  As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Equal Opportunity Statement  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                         
MSC Industrial Direct Reno, NV, USA
Oct 16, 2018
Built to Make You Better. Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have here at MSC. If you are inspired to learn, expand your circle, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Requisition ID : 1450  Employment Type :  Full Time          Grade :  Warehouse W7   Job Category :  Warehouse / Distribution                                              Work Location :   Fernley State or Province :  Nevada (US-NV)      Potential Work Location :  United States : Nevada : Reno    Stock Handler MSC is growing—and going—strong. We seek a team player who thrives in a fast-moving environment to perform various manual and mechanical duties to move a variety of raw materials throughout our Customer Fulfillment Center. HOW YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE You will have a hands-on role in our warehouse to ensure delivery of our vast product line to our valued customers.  Load, unload, and move product by hand, by skid, or by cart. Put away all required product, including DOT items, to bins and racks. Verify products using item numbers, descriptions and quantity, and inspect boxes and product for damage or improper packaging. Scans labels into warehouse computer system. Stage product for put-away bins, overstock or racks. Consolidate racks, and move and stage totes/skids for re-use. Operate basic (i.e., electric pallet jack, forklift) and advanced (i.e., turret truck, order picker) powered equipment. Train cross-functionally in other departments and functions to support business requirements. Follow safety guidelines at all times, meet specified productivity and quality expectations, and participate in Work Clean program.   WHAT IT TAKES The motivated individual we seek should have these qualifications. Basic computer skills High school diploma or the equivalent Willingness to work overtime to meet customer’s needs Internal certification to drive powered equipment within specified time requirements Internal certification to pick DOT-regulated items, if required Physical demands to successfully perform essential job functions (reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities): standing, walking, lifting materials up to 75 pounds (individual or team), carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing stairs, climbing using legs and arms, balancing, stooping, kneeling, repeated bends, reaching high and low, repetitive twisting or pressure involving wrist and hands, hearing, seeing (depth perception and peripheral vision), mental coordination, mental alertness for entire shift, ability to wear personal protective equipment as required, and ability to operate at heights up to 50 feet   WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT A career at MSC includes generous benefits, rewards and recognition. Training and growth opportunities Weekends off Paid time off including holidays Incentive bonuses and shift differential Medical, dental, vision, and company-matched 401(k)   Why MSC   People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.  As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Equal Opportunity Statement  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                         
MSC Industrial Direct Reno, NV, USA
Oct 16, 2018
Built to Make You Better. Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have here at MSC. If you are inspired to learn, expand your circle, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Requisition ID : 1481  Employment Type :  Full Time          Grade :  Warehouse W7   Job Category :  Warehouse / Distribution                                              Work Location :   Fernley  State or Province :  Nevada (US-NV)      Potential Work Location :  United States : Nevada : Reno    Stock Handler MSC is growing—and going—strong. We seek a team player who thrives in a fast-moving environment to perform various manual and mechanical duties to move a variety of raw materials throughout our Customer Fulfillment Center. HOW YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE You will have a hands-on role in our warehouse to ensure delivery of our vast product line to our valued customers.  Load, unload, and move product by hand, by skid, or by cart. Put away all required product, including DOT items, to bins and racks. Verify products using item numbers, descriptions and quantity, and inspect boxes and product for damage or improper packaging. Scans labels into warehouse computer system. Stage product for put-away bins, overstock or racks. Consolidate racks, and move and stage totes/skids for re-use. Operate basic (i.e., electric pallet jack, forklift) and advanced (i.e., turret truck, order picker) powered equipment. Train cross-functionally in other departments and functions to support business requirements. Follow safety guidelines at all times, meet specified productivity and quality expectations, and participate in Work Clean program.   WHAT IT TAKES The motivated individual we seek should have these qualifications. Basic computer skills High school diploma or the equivalent Willingness to work overtime to meet customer’s needs Internal certification to drive powered equipment within specified time requirements Internal certification to pick DOT-regulated items, if required Physical demands to successfully perform essential job functions (reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities): standing, walking, lifting materials up to 75 pounds (individual or team), carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing stairs, climbing using legs and arms, balancing, stooping, kneeling, repeated bends, reaching high and low, repetitive twisting or pressure involving wrist and hands, hearing, seeing (depth perception and peripheral vision), mental coordination, mental alertness for entire shift, ability to wear personal protective equipment as required, and ability to operate at heights up to 50 feet   WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT A career at MSC includes generous benefits, rewards and recognition. Training and growth opportunities Weekends off Paid time off including holidays Incentive bonuses and shift differential Medical, dental, vision, and company-matched 401(k) Why MSC   People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.  As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Equal Opportunity Statement  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                         
MSC Industrial Direct Reno, NV, USA
Oct 16, 2018
Build a better career with MSC.  Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Requisition ID : 1498  Employment Type :  Full Time          Job Category :  Field Service Operations                                              Work Location :   Chicago, IL  State or Province :  Illinois (US-IL)      Potential Work Location :  United States : Illinois : Chicago    Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Specialist Want to be part of a fast-moving, customer-focused, value-driven team?  Come join our world-class group that is literally at the “tip of the spear” when it comes to delivering solutions to our customers.  Execution of MSC solutions is what we are all about and the combined exposure to sales and supply chain will give you a tremendous opportunity for advancement. This is a very innovative team that is looking for someone to help us build our future.   We seek a VMI Specialist—including military veterans with relevant experience—to establish productive relationships with key individuals at assigned customers and provide supplemental service support for outside sales associates in the areas of conversions, ordering stock, vending solutions, putting away orders, 5S handling of service and equipment, and expediting. HOW YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE Enjoy flexibility and tap your specialized expertise to grow with an industry leader. Travel daily in your company-provided automobile to support the implementation of Vendor Managed Inventory programs at customer locations in your territory. Ensure appropriate customer stock levels, generate new orders for merchandise, and obtain customer approval to place orders when required. Unpack orders, check accuracy of shipments, and put away stock at customer locations. Provide communication and feedback to sales representatives and supervisor as appropriate to ensure full customer satisfaction. Perform general (5S) housekeeping for service equipment and immediate area. WHAT IT TAKES The service-focused, independent-minded VMI Specialist we seek should have these qualifications.     Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel Excellent verbal and written communications skills Valid driver’s license and the ability to travel daily more than 80% of the time within branch or market territory, including occasional overnight travel Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., based on customer needs High school diploma or equivalent Supply chain and process improvement experience preferred Customer service experience, including one year of related industry experience preferred Relevant military experience a plus Why MSC   People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.  As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Equal Opportunity Statement  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                         
MSC Industrial Direct Chicago, IL, USA
Oct 16, 2018
Build a better career with MSC.  Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Requisition ID : 1497  Employment Type :  Full Time          Job Category :  Field Service Operations                                              Work Location :   Rockford, IL  State or Province :  Illinois (US-IL)      Potential Work Location :  United States : Illinois : Rockford    Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Specialist Want to be part of a fast-moving, customer-focused, value-driven team?  Come join our world-class group that is literally at the “tip of the spear” when it comes to delivering solutions to our customers.  Execution of MSC solutions is what we are all about and the combined exposure to sales and supply chain will give you a tremendous opportunity for advancement. This is a very innovative team that is looking for someone to help us build our future.   We seek a VMI Specialist—including military veterans with relevant experience—to establish productive relationships with key individuals at assigned customers and provide supplemental service support for outside sales associates in the areas of conversions, ordering stock, vending solutions, putting away orders, 5S handling of service and equipment, and expediting. HOW YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE Enjoy flexibility and tap your specialized expertise to grow with an industry leader. Travel daily in your company-provided automobile to support the implementation of Vendor Managed Inventory programs at customer locations in your territory. Ensure appropriate customer stock levels, generate new orders for merchandise, and obtain customer approval to place orders when required. Unpack orders, check accuracy of shipments, and put away stock at customer locations. Provide communication and feedback to sales representatives and supervisor as appropriate to ensure full customer satisfaction. Perform general (5S) housekeeping for service equipment and immediate area. WHAT IT TAKES The service-focused, independent-minded VMI Specialist we seek should have these qualifications.     Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel Excellent verbal and written communications skills Valid driver’s license and the ability to travel daily more than 80% of the time within branch or market territory, including occasional overnight travel Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., based on customer needs High school diploma or equivalent Supply chain and process improvement experience preferred Customer service experience, including one year of related industry experience preferred Relevant military experience a plus Why MSC   People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.  As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Equal Opportunity Statement  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                         
MSC Industrial Direct Rockford, IL, USA
Oct 16, 2018
Built to Make You Better. Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have here at MSC. If you are inspired to learn, expand your circle, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Requisition ID : 1381  Employment Type :  Full Time          Grade :  Warehouse W7   Job Category :  Warehouse / Distribution                                              Work Location :  Fernley State or Province :  Nevada (US-NV)      Potential Work Location :  United States : Nevada : Reno    Merchandise Selector MSC is growing—and going—strong. We seek a team player who thrives in a fast-moving environment to manually select product for orders and prepare for shipment, and transport pallets on motorized pallet jacks throughout our Customer Fulfillment Center. HOW YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE You will have a hands-on role in our warehouse to ensure delivery of our vast product line to our valued customers. Pick and count items from bins, flat stock and racks to fill orders. Load, unload and move product by hand, tote or by skid. Verify products using item numbers, descriptions, and quantity; inspect products for damage or improper packaging; and use RF equipment to validate items. Batch orders and assign packing slips to pick product to totes via RF scanning.   Operate basic (i.e., electric pallet jack, forklift) and advanced (i.e., turret truck, order picker) powered equipment. Train cross-functionally in other departments and functions in order to support business requirements. Follow safety guidelines at all times, meet specified productivity and quality expectations, and participate in Work Clean program.   WHAT IT TAKES The motivated individual we seek should have these qualifications. Basic computer skills High school diploma or equivalent Willingness to work overtime to meet customer’s needs Valid state driver’s license, in some instances Internal certification to drive powered equipment within specified time requirements Internal certification to pick DOT-regulated items, if required Physical demands to successfully perform essential job functions (reasonable accommodations may be made for individuals with disabilities): standing, walking, lifting materials up to 75 pounds (individual or team), carrying, pushing, pulling, climbing stairs, climbing using legs and arms, balancing, stooping, kneeling, repeated bends, reaching high and low, repetitive twisting or pressure involving wrist and hands, hearing, seeing (depth perception and peripheral vision), mental coordination, mental alertness for entire shift, ability to wear personal protective equipment as required, and ability to operate at heights up to 50 feet   WHAT YOU CAN EXPECT A career at MSC includes generous benefits, rewards and recognition. Training and growth opportunities Weekends off Paid time off including holidays Incentive bonuses and shift differential Medical, dental, vision, and company-matched 401(k) Why MSC   People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.  As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Equal Opportunity Statement  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                         
MSC Industrial Direct Reno, NV, USA
Oct 16, 2018
Build a better career with MSC.  Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Requisition ID : 1436  Employment Type :  Full Time          Job Category :  Field Service Operations                                              Work Location :   Cleveland, OH  State or Province :  Ohio (US-OH)      Potential Work Location :  United States : Ohio : Cleveland    Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Specialist  (Looking for a candidate in the Cleveland Heights, Newburg Heights area of Cleveland, Ohio) Want to be part of a fast-moving, customer-focused, value-driven team?  Come join our world-class group that is literally at the “tip of the spear” when it comes to delivering solutions to our customers.  Execution of MSC solutions is what we are all about and the combined exposure to sales and supply chain will give you a tremendous opportunity for advancement. This is a very innovative team that is looking for someone to help us build our future.   We seek a VMI Specialist—including military veterans with relevant experience—to establish productive relationships with key individuals at assigned customers and provide supplemental service support for outside sales associates in the areas of conversions, ordering stock, vending solutions, putting away orders, 5S handling of service and equipment, and expediting. HOW YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE Enjoy flexibility and tap your specialized expertise to grow with an industry leader. Travel daily in your company-provided automobile to support the implementation of Vendor Managed Inventory programs at customer locations in your territory. Ensure appropriate customer stock levels, generate new orders for merchandise, and obtain customer approval to place orders when required. Unpack orders, check accuracy of shipments, and put away stock at customer locations. Provide communication and feedback to sales representatives and supervisor as appropriate to ensure full customer satisfaction. Perform general (5S) housekeeping for service equipment and immediate area. WHAT IT TAKES The service-focused, independent-minded VMI Specialist we seek should have these qualifications.     Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel Excellent verbal and written communications skills Valid driver’s license and the ability to travel daily more than 80% of the time within branch or market territory, including occasional overnight travel Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., based on customer needs High school diploma or equivalent Supply chain and process improvement experience preferred Customer service experience, including one year of related industry experience preferred Relevant military experience a plus     Why MSC   People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.  As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Equal Opportunity Statement  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                         
MSC Industrial Direct Cleveland, OH, USA
Oct 16, 2018
Build a better career with MSC.  Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Requisition ID : 1482  Employment Type :  Full Time          Job Category :  Sales Operations                                              Work Location :   Phoenix, AZ  State or Province :  Arizona (US-AZ)      Potential Work Location :  United States : Arizona : Gilbert    Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Specialist Want to be part of a fast-moving, customer-focused, value-driven team?  Come join our world-class group that is literally at the “tip of the spear” when it comes to delivering solutions to our customers.  Execution of MSC solutions is what we are all about and the combined exposure to sales and supply chain will give you a tremendous opportunity for advancement. This is a very innovative team that is looking for someone to help us build our future.   We seek a VMI Specialist—including military veterans with relevant experience—to establish productive relationships with key individuals at assigned customers and provide supplemental service support for outside sales associates in the areas of conversions, ordering stock, vending solutions, putting away orders, 5S handling of service and equipment, and expediting. HOW YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE Enjoy flexibility and tap your specialized expertise to grow with an industry leader. Travel daily in your company-provided automobile to support the implementation of Vendor Managed Inventory programs at customer locations in your territory. Ensure appropriate customer stock levels, generate new orders for merchandise, and obtain customer approval to place orders when required. Unpack orders, check accuracy of shipments, and put away stock at customer locations. Provide communication and feedback to sales representatives and supervisor as appropriate to ensure full customer satisfaction. Perform general (5S) housekeeping for service equipment and immediate area. WHAT IT TAKES The service-focused, independent-minded VMI Specialist we seek should have these qualifications.     Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel Excellent verbal and written communications skills Valid driver’s license and the ability to travel daily more than 80% of the time within branch or market territory, including occasional overnight travel Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., based on customer needs High school diploma or equivalent Supply chain and process improvement experience preferred Customer service experience, including one year of related industry experience preferred Relevant military experience a plus Why MSC   People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.  As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Equal Opportunity Statement  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                            Why MSC   People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.  As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Equal Opportunity Statement  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                         
MSC Industrial Direct Gilbert, AZ, USA
Oct 16, 2018
Build a better career with MSC.  Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Requisition ID : 1457  Employment Type :  Full Time          Job Category :  Field Service Operations                                              Work Location :   Mobile, AL  State or Province :  Alabama (US-AL)      Potential Work Location :  United States : Alabama : Mobile    Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Specialist,  Pensacola, Florida area Want to be part of a fast-moving, customer-focused, value-driven team?  Come join our world-class group that is literally at the “tip of the spear” when it comes to delivering solutions to our customers.  Execution of MSC solutions is what we are all about and the combined exposure to sales and supply chain will give you a tremendous opportunity for advancement. This is a very innovative team that is looking for someone to help us build our future.   We seek a VMI Specialist—including military veterans with relevant experience—to establish productive relationships with key individuals at assigned customers and provide supplemental service support for outside sales associates in the areas of conversions, ordering stock, vending solutions, putting away orders, 5S handling of service and equipment, and expediting. HOW YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE Enjoy flexibility and tap your specialized expertise to grow with an industry leader. Travel daily in your company-provided automobile to support the implementation of Vendor Managed Inventory programs at customer locations in your territory. Ensure appropriate customer stock levels, generate new orders for merchandise, and obtain customer approval to place orders when required. Unpack orders, check accuracy of shipments, and put away stock at customer locations. Provide communication and feedback to sales representatives and supervisor as appropriate to ensure full customer satisfaction. Perform general (5S) housekeeping for service equipment and immediate area. WHAT IT TAKES The service-focused, independent-minded VMI Specialist we seek should have these qualifications.     Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel Excellent verbal and written communications skills Valid driver’s license and the ability to travel daily more than 80% of the time within branch or market territory, including occasional overnight travel Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., based on customer needs High school diploma or equivalent Supply chain and process improvement experience preferred Customer service experience, including one year of related industry experience preferred Relevant military experience a plus Why MSC   People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.  As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Equal Opportunity Statement  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                            Why MSC   People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.  As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Equal Opportunity Statement  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                         
MSC Industrial Direct Mobile, AL, USA
Oct 16, 2018
Build a better career with MSC.  Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Requisition ID : 1502  Employment Type :  Full Time          Job Category :  Field Service Operations                                              Work Location :   San Antonio, TX  State or Province :  Texas (US-TX)      Potential Work Location :  United States : Texas : San Antonio    Job Location - Austin, TX  Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Specialist Want to be part of a fast-moving, customer-focused, value-driven team?  Come join our world-class group that is literally at the “tip of the spear” when it comes to delivering solutions to our customers.  Execution of MSC solutions is what we are all about and the combined exposure to sales and supply chain will give you a tremendous opportunity for advancement. This is a very innovative team that is looking for someone to help us build our future.   We seek a VMI Specialist—including military veterans with relevant experience—to establish productive relationships with key individuals at assigned customers and provide supplemental service support for outside sales associates in the areas of conversions, ordering stock, vending solutions, putting away orders, 5S handling of service and equipment, and expediting. HOW YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE Enjoy flexibility and tap your specialized expertise to grow with an industry leader. Travel daily in your company-provided automobile to support the implementation of Vendor Managed Inventory programs at customer locations in your territory. Ensure appropriate customer stock levels, generate new orders for merchandise, and obtain customer approval to place orders when required. Unpack orders, check accuracy of shipments, and put away stock at customer locations. Provide communication and feedback to sales representatives and supervisor as appropriate to ensure full customer satisfaction. Perform general (5S) housekeeping for service equipment and immediate area. WHAT IT TAKES The service-focused, independent-minded VMI Specialist we seek should have these qualifications.     Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel Excellent verbal and written communications skills Valid driver’s license and the ability to travel daily more than 80% of the time within branch or market territory, including occasional overnight travel Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., based on customer needs High school diploma or equivalent Supply chain and process improvement experience preferred Customer service experience, including one year of related industry experience preferred Relevant military experience a plus Why MSC   People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.  As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Equal Opportunity Statement  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                         
MSC Industrial Direct San Antonio, TX, USA
Oct 16, 2018
Build a better career with MSC.  Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Requisition ID : 1494  Employment Type :  Full Time          Job Category :  Sales / Business Development                                              Work Location :   Kalamazoo, MI  State or Province :  Michigan (US-MI)      Potential Work Location :  United States : Michigan : Kalamazoo    Use your competitive spirit and intellectual sharpness to build key customer relationships, identify business opportunities, negotiate and close business deals, and foster extensive knowledge of current market conditions. In this critical role you will collaborate with the team to increase sales opportunities and maximize revenue in alignment with MSC’s long-term strategic goals. HOW YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE Translate your pursuit of a challenge and keen insight of market drivers into sales that advance customer’s success as a business … and of MSC’s success as an industry leader. Apply your distinct perspective to align our unique insights to address customer’s priorities and reframe how they view their business. Use account planning tools, prescriptive analytics, and research from marketing to teach customers something new and compelling about their business that leads to MSC’s differentiated solutions. Share newsworthy market insights with customers to educate them on issues/outcomes and help them avoid potential landmines—while embracing constructive tension in commercial conversations. Understand and leverage individual value drivers to influence a wide range of customer stakeholders by developing a clear strategy for engaging them. Link supplier capabilities to specific, individual stakeholder objectives by including stories or qualitative aspects to a commercial conversation. Incorporate economic drivers with deep knowledge of customer’s business, current macro/microeconomic and industry trends, and potential new business opportunities. Apply knowledge of customer’s industry in the context of the current market climate and competition to make informed inferences about their business. Leverage facts from research, benchmark data, and best demonstrated practices to introduce new ideas that challenge the status quo and reveal to customer high costs they may have been incurring.  Tailor presentations and commercial insight to customer’s industry, company and contact and deliver relevant messages based on current industry trends that will impact their business. Drive momentum and take control of the purchasing process by guiding the customer on next steps and anticipated roadblocks, and use best demonstrated practices to align stakeholders and drive consensus to your proposal. Identify and arm the mobilizer (influence and power beyond title) with toolkit to sell your solutions throughout their organization. Cross-sell and up-sell by thoroughly understanding customers’ value propositions, key business objectives regarding growth and profitability, and the customers and industries they serve.  WHAT IT TAKES The intellectually agile and professionally driven sales professional we seek should have these skills and competencies.                                                                Self-motivated to meet specific sales goals, with a demonstrated track record of excellent sales, negotiation, relationship building and closing skills and techniques (2 years of proven B2B sales success preferred) Solid history of decision making, taking accountability, ability to create constructive tension and align stakeholders involved in the decision-making process to drive consensus to MSC solutions Track record of meeting and exceeding agreed upon sales plan, with a demonstrated competitive spirit and ability to overcome obstacles to success Recognized as a knowledgeable, trusted advisor on the industries served by our customers Strong interpersonal skills along with attention to detail and follow through Drives results Customer focus Teaching for differentiation Tailoring for resonance Taking control Decision quality Collaborates Develops talent Communicates effectively Instills trust Action oriented Manages conflict Situational adaptability Bachelor’s degree in business, industrial distribution, manufacturing or equivalent experience Proficiency in Microsoft Suite with Salesforce.com experience Valid driver’s license and ability to travel Why MSC   People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.  As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Equal Opportunity Statement  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                         
MSC Industrial Direct Kalamazoo, MI, USA
Oct 16, 2018
Build a better career with MSC.  Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Requisition ID : 1460  Employment Type :  Full Time          Job Category :  Sales Operations                                              Work Location :   Davidson, NC (CSC)  State or Province :        Potential Work Location :  United States : North Carolina : Davidson    BRIEF POSITION SUMMARY: The position of Technical Proposal Writer will work with the Sales team, as required, to write or review content to ensure it meets or exceeds expectations. DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES: Uses independent judgment to write proposals and content based on scheduled and on-demand requests Translate customer requirements and ‘Request for Information’ (RFQ) into compelling proposals and responses. Completes deliverables on time, as required by internal and external customers. Works with the Sales team to develop and update proposal content, including images as necessary. Implements and documents processes to efficiently process a Request for Proposal (RFP). Maintains excellent record keeping practices and tracks all changes. Updates content library and electronic paperless filing system. Obtains approval from Subject Matter Experts (SME) to ensure integrity and accuracy is upheld. Develops relationships and manages internal customer’s expectations. Protects MSC’s interests. Administer surveys to gauge customer satisfaction as it applies to proposal effectiveness. Works cross-functionally with various department leads to obtain additional proposal content and information. Promotes adherence to corporate principles, policies, standards, processes, procedures, branding and guidelines to write and produce compelling proposal content to create best-in-class proposals based on customer need and MSC goals. Provides training for others as necessary. Seeks out continuous improvement opportunities. Keeps up-to-date on new technological advancements. Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to fulfill MSC’s mission. Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required. EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE: Bachelor’s degree in Business or the equivalent experience is required. Minimum of five years related business experience is required.  Previous experience using Sant, Qvidian, Pragmatec, or other content management application/software and experience working with a CRM application is a plus. SKILLS: Excellent analytical skills and the ability to think conceptually are required. Computer literacy and proficiency in spreadsheet and expert word processing software skills are required.  Proficiency using PowerPoint is required. Excellent organizational and time management skills required. Excellent verbal, written and presentation skills required. Problem solving ability required. OTHER REQUIREMENTS: A valid driver’s license and minimal travel (less than 5%) required.     Why MSC   People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.  As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Equal Opportunity Statement  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                         
MSC Industrial Direct Davidson, OK 73530, USA
Oct 16, 2018
Build a better career with MSC.  Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services. Requisition ID : 1503  Employment Type :  Full Time          Job Category :  Field Service Operations                                              Work Location :   Shreveport, LA  State or Province :  Louisiana (US-LA)      Potential Work Location :  United States : Louisiana : Shreveport    Vendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Specialist Want to be part of a fast-moving, customer-focused, value-driven team?  Come join our world-class group that is literally at the “tip of the spear” when it comes to delivering solutions to our customers.  Execution of MSC solutions is what we are all about and the combined exposure to sales and supply chain will give you a tremendous opportunity for advancement. This is a very innovative team that is looking for someone to help us build our future.   We seek a VMI Specialist—including military veterans with relevant experience—to establish productive relationships with key individuals at assigned customers and provide supplemental service support for outside sales associates in the areas of conversions, ordering stock, vending solutions, putting away orders, 5S handling of service and equipment, and expediting. HOW YOU’LL CONTRIBUTE Enjoy flexibility and tap your specialized expertise to grow with an industry leader. Travel daily in your company-provided automobile to support the implementation of Vendor Managed Inventory programs at customer locations in your territory. Ensure appropriate customer stock levels, generate new orders for merchandise, and obtain customer approval to place orders when required. Unpack orders, check accuracy of shipments, and put away stock at customer locations. Provide communication and feedback to sales representatives and supervisor as appropriate to ensure full customer satisfaction. Perform general (5S) housekeeping for service equipment and immediate area. WHAT IT TAKES The service-focused, independent-minded VMI Specialist we seek should have these qualifications.     Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Word and Excel Excellent verbal and written communications skills Valid driver’s license and the ability to travel daily more than 80% of the time within branch or market territory, including occasional overnight travel Ability to lift up to 50 lbs., based on customer needs High school diploma or equivalent Supply chain and process improvement experience preferred Customer service experience, including one year of related industry experience preferred Relevant military experience a plus     Why MSC   People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works. Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.  As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future. If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC. Equal Opportunity Statement  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                         
MSC Industrial Direct Shreveport, LA, USA