Supply Chain Specialist

Date: Dec 30, 2022

Location: Harvey, IL, US

Company: FUCHS Group

Welcome to the FUCHS Group, the world’s number one independent manufacturer of lubricants and related specialties. As a global company with roots in Germany, we expand the possibilities of whole industries, such as the automotive and aerospace sectors. More than 5,000 employees look closer, dig deeper and think further to create innovations and develop markets. That is what drives and connects us. We encourage our employees to expand their potential and grow together with us. Explore your specialties by joining us as
Supply Chain Specialist Next possible start date | Harvey

Your responsibilities:

At FUCHS we believe in MOVING YOUR WORLD. We deliver efficient lubrication solutions with unconditional reliability, allowing our customers' world to move forward. This is what sets us apart at FUCHS. As a member of the FUCHS Smart Services team, you will be part of an exciting new community focused on providing our customers with world class solutions that help push our customers forward.


The Smart Services Supply Chain Specialist plays a vital role in managing the supply chain of the Smart Services division, supporting both customer and service team’s inventory, and procurement requirements. This position works out of our corporate office in Harvey IL and reports to the Director of Smart Services.


Specific responsibilities will include, but are not limited to:

  • Inventory & procurement management of FUCHS and T2 products for FSS Supply Chain Services at multiple customer locations in the US and Canada
  • Management of the Smart Services MRO process, procuring consumable supplies to support Smart Services programs
  • Support new service start-up projects, in vendor onboarding and the development of min/max inventory control plans managed in SAP & Smart Service digital operating programs
  • Lead supplier development and price negotiations to ensure cost competitive solutions
  • Identifying, introducing, and qualifying alternative suppliers and lead cost saving initiatives to support the Smart Service community
  • Lead and/or support other Supply Chain projects as pertains to SAP


Travel is expected to be less than 10% to support customer projects and service start-up activities.



Qualifications we are looking for:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Supply Chain, Business, Engineering, or another related field required.
  • 2+ years of experience working in purchasing, inventory planning, or other supply chain role required.
  • In-depth knowledge of Microsoft Excel with excellent quantitative and data analysis skills.
  • Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written.
  • Team and people oriented, professional and displays a “can-do “attitude.
  • ERP planning experience required, SAP preferred
  • Familiar with Material Master Data and/or Inventory Management modules of SAP preferred
  • Solid problem solving and organizational skills


These are your benefits:

Fuchs offers a challenging and rewarding working environment where employees are encouraged to develop and grow as professionals.  In this role, you will have the opportunity to work on projects that will expand your experience and challenge your abilities in the global marketplace.  The position also offers an excellent compensation package and a comprehensive suite of benefits. 


Fuchs Lubricants Co. is an equal employment opportunity (EEO)/AA employer and strongly supports diversity in the workplace (m/f/d/v).

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