Ferguson is hiring for a contract resource role that will report into our Director of International Logistics in our Supply Chain Dept.
Targeted Start Date: 12/9/19
Location: Must work on site at Ferguson Enterprises Headquarters offices in Newport News, VA for 2 weeks of hands-on training with incumbent job holder for the period 12/9/19 - 12/20/19. Can work remotely after initial training period. Ferguson to cover travel and expenses while training.
Expected Duration of Assignment: 6 Months
Weekly Hours Expected: After initial hands on training and learning curve, will typically require 20 hours per week.
Salary: Competitive salary, this person will be paid through a third party vendor partner.
Coordinate and manage all data sources providing trade compliant purchase order information to an "Infor Nexus" (formerly GT Nexus) Supply Chain Visibility System operated by Ferguson's freight forwarder, DB Schenker
Runs reports in MS Access to ensures accurate compliance data files are sent timely, complete to Ferguson's customs broker
Run reports in MS Access Database application to create files with complete Purchase Order information to be uploaded into Infor Nexus, compiling data from multiple sources
Runs reports in MS Access Database application to identify new products requiring pre-classification and distributes to trade compliance team
Reviews reports and data to identify data quality issues and takes lead to resolve
Works with Ferguson Buying, Sourcing, and Category Management teams to research and resolve missing data on a Purchase Order, follows through to resolution
Maintains multiple MS Access Database tables that support complete Purchase Order information, running or requesting reports from other systems to source data, requesting information from Trade Compliance, Buyer, Category Manager, or Sourcing as needed
Upon request, manually uploads PO's missing from Infor Nexus system
Upon request, manually enters or edits PO's directly within Infor Nexus system
Updates Infor Nexus system to add new vendors, new DC locations, etc. (general data administrator role)
Creates ad hoc reports from Infor Nexus System
Must have strong MS Access Database skills - Intermediate to Advanced Level
Must have strong MS Excel skills - Intermediate to Advanced Level
Able to quickly understand data table relationships and leverage knowledge to effectively research and resolve data issues
Strong attention to detail, focus on accuracy
Strong sense of urgency, follows through to resolution
Prefer knowledge of international logistics, trade compliance systems and data - purchase orders, suppliers, product library, etc.
Experience working with Infor Nexus or other international supply chain visibility system, highly preferred
The Company is an equal opportunity employer as well as a government contractor that shall abide by the requirements of 41 CFR 60-300.5(a), which prohibits discrimination against qualified protected Veterans and the requirements of 41 CFR 60-741.5(A), which prohibits discrimination against qualified individuals on the basis of disability.