Vulcan Materials Company San Antonio , TX 78245
OVERVIEWOF VULCAN MATERIALS COMPANY
Vulcan Materials Company is the nation'slargest producer of construction aggregates and a major producer ofaggregates-based construction materials including asphalt and ready-mixedconcrete. We run our business with great discipline and integrity.
At Vulcan, our people share a competitive drivefor excellence, in an environment of trust, teamwork, positive reinforcement,open-mindedness and communication.
Ours is a culture of mutual respect, integrityand committed spirit. Opportunity, community and unity is our way of doingbusiness. We call it The Vulcan Way.
SummaryDescription of Position
This position is for an initial 6 month term. This individual will be responsible forassisting us with the transition into a new procurement software suite.
Tasks include reviewing open purchase ordersin the current system and taking appropriate steps to bring them into a closedstatus. Reviewing existing vendor masterdata and ensuring each supplier has accurate contact information. Assisting suppliers in registering in a newsupplier portal.
Work with buying teamto set up blanket purchase orders in new system. As well as other duties as assigned.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Strong knowledge of common office practices, etiquette,procedures, and office equipment are required. Must possess basic math skills focusing on accuracy and be proficient inthe use of a ten key calculator by touch.
Must have good organizational skills and the ability to handle multipletasks simultaneously. Must have stronginterpersonal and communication skills, both verbal and written, to effectivelywork with all levels of personnel. Must possess intermediate computerskills and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Excel and Word softwareprograms.
This will involve monitoring contracts and trackingspecial terms and conditions as well as handling and categorizing large volumeof data generated by the procurement and inventory process;
Developing regular and special data reports, charts andgraphs, and data reduction, bench marking and other statistical analysis;
Providingadministrative support to the Purchasing Department. Duties include: (1) preparing spreadsheets summarizing vendoryear-to-date purchase data and pricing obtained from purchasing records,payable records, plant locations, and vendors; (2) Working with Accountspayable and buyers to resolve invoice, purchase order, and invoice-it matchingproblems.
Otherduties as assigned.
Education,Experience, Skills Required
HighIntegrity: Acts with unyielding integrity and honesty inbusiness transactions, promoting company policies and holding self and otheremployees accountable, keeping promises and commitments.
Commitmentto Learning:Applies intellect to the fullest, welcoming activities that require one tostretch.
Self-Motivated: Initiates and takes action before beingrequired to do so. Must have the abilityto collaborate with others to address and resolve issues that arise.
StrongWork Ethic: Uses time efficiently;finds the answers and makes sure the situation is taken care of correctly.
Versatility: Is open to change. Adjusts positively to changing workpriorities and business conditions.
CustomerFocus: Takes responsibility for both internal andexternal customer relationships, keeping promises and commitments.
ResultsOriented: Sets challenging goals (individual andorganizational) and tracks performance, and ensures that all projects/tasks arecompleted on schedule and within budget.
Communicates clearly and listens carefully inan open, candid and consistent manner.
ProblemPrevention/Solving: Asks series of probing questions to go beyond surfaceissues and fully understand the components of a problem and its root causesusing good judgment during the process.
Verifies assumptions or interpretations bychecking with credible sources or through first-hand observation anddata-gathering.
Vulcan Materials Company offers a competitivecompensation program and benefits package including: medical/dental/vision,paid holidays and vacations, life insurance, 401(k) with match and flexiblespending accounts.
Vulcan is anEqual Opportunity/Affirmative Action employer. All qualified applicants willreceive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion,sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, gender identity, nationalorigin, age, disability or genetics, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by lawfrom discrimination.