Cryogenic Industries is a leading manufacturer of industrial equipment used in the Industrial Gas, LNG, Oilfield Services and related industries. The company, headquartered in Temecula, California, has manufacturing and service locations in 13 countries around the world. This position is based at ACD, LLC, located in Santa Ana, CA.
The expeditor is a member of the Procurement team and is responsible for supporting the supply chain management system. Negotiation, communication, data analysis, and expediting skills are required.
Expedite critical orders through site visits and focused communication
Develop current vendors and qualify new vendors to ensure Key Performance Indicator (KPI) targets are met
Own vendor scorecards and reporting, working with quality to improve and develop KPIs
Complete regular vendor audits with the quality team
Assist with spend analytics and identify cost savings opportunities
Continuously improve initiatives for process, procedure, and data analysis
Respond to demand using the ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software
Create a Request for Quote (RFQ) package
Negotiate price and delivery schedules with vendors
Award vendors based on vendor capability, price, and risk factors
Monitor and control orders once placed, maintaining records within the ERP system, the company database, and various reporting tools in Microsoft office
Track and organize off-site testing at vendor locations with the project management team as required
Review orders for completeness and certification with the quality team to provide shipping release to vendors
Ensure completion of open items within the ERP system to assist accounts payable with invoices
Other duties as assigned
Experience and Education:
High School Diploma or GED equivalent is required
Bachelors Degree is preferred
Equivalent combination of education, training and experience may be accepted
5+ years experience in a similar position
Knowledge and Critical Skills/Expertise:
Exceptional attention to detail
Experience developing, improving, and implementing KPIs
Competence with general computer skills and the use of Microsoft Office 365 (Word, Excel, Access, Outlook, etc.)
Knowledge and use of Encompix or similar ERP system is required
Knowledge and use of a database system is strongly preferred
Skilled in the operation of standard office machines including printer, scanner, and fax
Industry knowledge or a willingness to learn
Minimum five years experience in a similar role
Work Environmental and Physical Demands:
In order to perform the duties of this job, the employee may be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls
Overtime may be necessary as the workload dictates. This may include weekdays, weekends, nights and/or holidays
Job will generally be performed in an office environment
Environmental Safety Requirements
New Employee Safety Training is required by all newly hired employees, including Safety Awareness
All safety related training is provided and tracked by the EHS Director
Job specific training modules deemed necessary by employees Manager or Director will be required of all employees on an ongoing basis
Employees are required to wear ACD provided PPE as/when needed. PPE includes safety shoes, safety glasses, face shields, FR clothing, cryogenic gloves, cryogenic apron, cut resistant gloves, safety gloves, hearing protection, hard hats & dust masks. Failure to comply with ACD safety requirements will result in disciplinary actions, up to and including termination.
In compliance with the Americans with Disabilities Act of 1990, the employer will provide reasonable accommodations to meet the work environmental and physical demands listed above.
The knowledge, skills and abilities listed above are typically acquired through the levels of education and experience listed. An equivalent combination of education and/or experience that provides an applicant with the listed knowledge, skills and abilities required to perform the essential duties and responsibilities of the job, may be accepted.
Cryogenics Industries is proud to be an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.