Materials Specialist

Date: Jun 10, 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
Materials Specialist Next possible start date | Harvey

Your responsibilities:

The Materials Specialist role is a critical part of supply chain in reviewing demand / supply position of purchased materials to successfully meet customer and Fuchs expectations.  The role includes, but is not limited to:

  • Ensure optimized plan of purchase order management for externally sourced materials
  • Provide analytical support for team metrics and report out
  • Review/Modify master data regularly in ERP system to ensure material availability and quantity supports business need
  • Develop and maintain critical relationships with internal and external sources to ensure success of supply of materials


Qualifications we are looing for:

  • Bachelor’s degree, Supply Chain, or related field
  • 2+ years' experience in materials planning and/or management for externally sourced materials; chemical industry preferred
  • Excellent organizational and communication skills, including the ability to track and ensure completion of multiple orders
  • Intermediate Microsoft Word and Excel skills, including the ability to review and analyze data to support decision making
  • SAP experience (preferred)



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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