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Materials Coordinator II

Location: Papillion, NE, United States
Job ID: 33610
Date Posted: Sep 20, 2021
Salary: $22.62 to $33.82 hourly

Job Description

Job Specifications

The Materials Coordinator will provide materials, warehouse and inventory management related services to the assigned business unit. Delivering quality customer service, you will ensure materials and equipment are available at the appropriate locations as needed by operations while ensuring that all company policies and procedures are followed and the appropriate reports, records and documents are maintained. You will also be responsible for full life cycle management of purchased materials.

SALARY RANGE: $22.62 - $33.82 per hour (Determined by the knowledge, skills and abilities of the applicant.)

REPORTING RELATIONSHIP: Materials Manager/Supervisor

LOCATION: Papillion, Nebraska

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  • Overall day-to-day responsibilities for the unloading, receipt, inspection, check-in, storage, control, issuance and disposal of materials, equipment and parts ordered by the company.
  • Ensures compliance with all SOX and related Supply Chain procedures.
  • Coordinate and expedite the ordering and delivery of materials within or between inventory business units.
  • Responsible for 3-4 warehouse locations and/or large amount, high dollar inventory location(s).
  • Responsible for training and supporting inventory primaries/secondaries at unstaffed locations and ensuring that those locations are performing department procedures accurately and in a timely manner.
  • Provide support for delivery notifications and supervising delivery to schedule and PO requirements and verify that the material invoiced has been received on-site and the invoice payment can be made.
  • Represent the materials management function at operational and planning meetings as the need arises.
  • Support management in compiling annual material requirements for capital projects in their respective division(s).
  • Review reports, work orders, or materials lists to determine materials requirements or material priorities to support operations.
  • Schedule warehouse safety audits, ensure items are corrected promptly, and document according to policy while ensuring OSHA and company safety policies, procedures, and work practices are being followed in all areas
  • Maintain files and perform filing related to Supply Chain records and reports.
  • Ensure applicable cyber terms and security are carried out throughout any materials processes.
  • Take ownership for planning and implementing any projects as assigned.
  • Report problems found with company processes, procedures or policies.


  • Work cooperatively with company and vendor employees and assist other plant/operations personnel as advised. Represent the company in a professional manner and with a “can do” demeanor.
  • Work assignments at other warehouse locations as directed.
  • Ability to timely respond to emergency call outs (if applicable).
  • Assist with Item Standards as needed.
  • Aid in capturing Supply Chain audit information as needed.


  • Minimum of (3) three years of experience in warehouse and materials management is required.
  • Associate’s degree in a related field or equivalent combination of education and experience, required. 


  • Knowledge of materials management procedures including unloading, receipt, check-in, storage, control, and issuance of materials.
  • Understanding of MRP/ERP systems is helpful.
  • Knowledge of continuous improvement methods and tools is helpful.
  • Basic knowledge of Microsoft Office suite, including Excel, Word, and Outlook.
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to read and understand technical information such as: contracts, equipment specifications, and instructions. 
  • Possess the ability to prioritize work to ensure timely completion of tasks.
  • Able to perform mathematical functions.
  • Ability to make judgmental decisions with little or no supervision.
  • Able to make routine public contact with contractors, service personnel and governing agencies.

The mental and physical descriptions are representative of the activities an employee in an office job performs. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Mental description: Understand, remember, apply oral and/or written instructions or other information, and communicate routine factual information. Apply common sense in performing job functions, usually within a set of rules or guidelines.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee continuously accesses, inputs, and retrieves electronic information and communicates regarding the information. Employee frequently moves about the office space. Employee may occasionally: climb, balance, stoop, kneel, crouch, crawl, push, pull, reach. Employee must be able to operate routine office equipment including computers and similar equipment. Must be able to routinely perform this work for an average of 6-8 hours per day and occasional extended hours as necessary. Must be capable of regular, reliable, and timely attendance.

Specific lifting abilities required by this job include: Medium work. Exerting up to 50 pounds of force occasionally, and/or up to 25 pounds of force frequently and/or up to 10 pounds of force constantly to move objects.

Work environment: Routinely perform work indoors in climate-controlled shared work area with moderate noise level and occasionally outdoors in sometimes inclement weather. Worker may be subject to hazards including a variety of physical conditions such as proximity to moving mechanical parts, moving vehicles, electrical current, working in places of height or close quarters. Willing to travel up to 25% (e.g. 1 week or 5 days/month) by automobile (as driver and passenger), commercial airlines, rental vehicles and public transportation and be able to lodge in public facilities. Travel will be necessary to conduct the duties of this job and the employee must have proper licensing to operate a motor vehicle.

This description is not intended to be an all-inclusive list of responsibilities, duties, and requirements for employees in this position. Job descriptions may and do change periodically. Where positions are covered by a collective bargaining unit agreement, the terms and conditions of the collective bargaining unit agreement will apply.

About our Company: We are a customer focused, growth-oriented utility company that is devoted to our communities. We have a mission to improve life with energy and a vision to be the energy partner of choice. Our diverse culture sparks unique perspectives, opening doors to new ideas and possibilities. Based in Rapid City, South Dakota, we have over 2900 employees and serve 1.2 million natural gas and electric utility customers across eight states (South Dakota, Montana, Wyoming, Colorado, Nebraska, Iowa, Kansas, and Arkansas).

Enjoy our Comprehensive Benefits Package: annual incentive program (based on percentage of eligible earnings), 401(k) (6% company match and up to 9% company retirement contribution), tuition reimbursement, paid time off, additional Veteran PTO, military leave differential pay, paid holidays and annual floating holidays, company paid short term and long term disability, paid maternity and paternity benefits, health and wellness program, and competitive medical, dental and vision insurance.

Candidates must successfully pass a pre-employment drug screen and background check. 

Black Hills Corporation does not sponsor applicants for work visas. All applicants must be legally authorized to work in the US.

Black Hills Corporation is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, age, or status as a protected veteran.

Wage: 22.62 to 33.82
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Materials Coordinator II

Papillion, NE, United States