Materials Specialist

Available now and interested in gaining experience at a prestigious company? This is a 2-3 month contract based in downtown Chicago. Starting pay us $36/hr. MUST HAVE materials / supply chain experience in the Construction industry.

The Logistics/Material Specialist works to form a common boundary between the business unit and Supply Chain and serves as a representative for job site, project work, and daily storeroom functions. Also manages and coordinates the procuring, maintaining, and transporting of material, from project start to finish while ensuring that the Supply Chain (Procurement and Logistics) meets the needs of the Capital Construction business unit.

Daily activities include managing and ensuring material availability for contractors work for all capital
construction projects, coordination and interaction with Engineering and Project management teams and contractors, and reconciling materials for projects.


35% Conduct Field/Job Site Evaluation, Determine Material Needs. Meet and/or communicate with business unit personnel to determine material and service needs for present and future jobs. Conduct field/job site evaluations, compare prints to material list, check material requirements, and totally support jobs from start to finish. Reconcile material availability, design changes, and other construction issues to ensure final material and resource requirements are accurate. Monitor and maintain job site to ensure material needs are met; removal of supplies is complete (managing scrap, used, and surplus materials).

35% Coordinate Supply Chain & Business Unit Resources (People, Material, Equipment, & Buildings). Identify material/service requirements and coordinate delivery of same Coordinate for and/or delivery of materials for job sites. Identify requirements for spotting, pre-kitting, and pre-assemblies.

15% Promote teamwork, prioritize work, and is the primary contact for the material needs for the entire job, between Company (Project Management, Construction, Logistics, Contract Services) and contractors, etc.

15% Coordinate salvage of material.

Required Minimal Experience/Education:

  • Associate Degree in Supply Chain Management or related field required
  • 5+ years Logistics or Materials management experience
  • 1-2+ years Construction project experience
  • Ability to travel locally 50% of the time (no overnight travel).

Email resume to rconard@fsnw.com

Job Overview

  • Date Posted: Posted 2 weeks ago
  • Expiration date: July 31, 2018
  • Location: Chicago, IL
  • Job Title: Materials Specialist
  • Salary: $36/hr
Upload your CV/resume or any other relevant file. Max. file size: 128 MB.