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Ameren Power Plt Materials Controller in Steedman, Missouri

If end date is listed, the posting will come down at 12:00 am on that date:

Position - 1

Hourly Rate - $31.33 - $38.86

Rev. 8/14/15

Area/Div - 01/50

DUTIES: Under direct and intermittent supervision, to do power plant work of an intermediate degree of complexity and difficulty requiring a high degree of accuracy, completeness and reliability, requiring the exercise of independent judgment; to procure materials for construction, maintenance and operations work; to expedite and otherwise follow up deliveries of materials; to keep Plant Superintendents and others informed regarding delivery schedules; to prepare bills of materials from drawings; to account for retirements of equipment from plant accounts; and to do related work as required. In this connection to perform details of work, such as: Requisition materials from Company storerooms, utility shop or outside suppliers, giving detailed and often technical descriptions of the items required; follow up on requisitions and orders to ascertain delivery dates to permit scheduling of installation and repair work; maintain accurate records on requisitions, orders and deliveries of all maintenance and construction materials, check and inspect materials delivered and initiate return or adjustment procedure if material is not exactly as ordered. Enter or check the entry of account numbers, both maintenance and capital, on requisitions, orders and other papers which record the movement of materials. Prepare bills of materials from drawings, field sketches or foremen’s instructions. Arrange for proper disposition and account for surplus and removed materials. Report all retirements from plant capital accounts. Maintain accurate records of spare parts inventories. Review central system record of usage, material forecasts for classes of inventory for which is responsible, to determine quantities of materials, equipment, spare parts and supplies to be ordered to replenish stocks; adjust and revise ordering levels based on current and anticipated activity. Review new stock item setups of materials, equipment, spare parts or supplies to determine if they can be supplied from existing stocks; counsel with operating departments when item appears to be non-standard. Communicate with operating departments concerning utilization of materials, equipment, spare parts and supplies. Tabulate and analyze bids and prepare quotation summaries. Negotiate with suppliers, place orders and follow up for delivery. As authorized, approve invoices which differ from the conditions and price set forth in the purchase order. Handle emergency orders as required to avoid delays in operating departments. Prepare and handle blanket orders covering deliveries over specified periods of time. Negotiate with suppliers for the return of incorrect or surplus material including obtaining return authorizations, making adjustments, etc. Issue purchase order revisions as required. SPECIAL RESPONSIBILITIES: For maintaining accurate, complete and dependable records concerning materials on hand, on order, and in transit. For expediting effort to meet construction and maintenance schedules. For holding as confidential, information obtained in connection with department work and relating to Company’s business or organization. For placing the order to the best advantage of the Company. For calling to the attention of the requisitioning department or supervisor, economies that might be affected by quantity purchase, changes in specifications or any other action beneficial to the Company. CONTACTS: With outside suppliers, manufacturers’ agents and jobbers concerning materials. With employees in Supply Chain and BL Groups concerning materials and in Property Accounting Department concerning account, valuation and retirement questions. WORKING CONDITIONS: Occasionally, exposed to outside weather conditions. PHYSICAL EFFORT REQUIRED: Some lifting of moderately heavy materials and parts. QUALIFICATIONS: 1. Experience: (a) Two years’ experience as an Inventory Specialist/Assistant Buyer in the Purchasing Department, or (b) Five years in a capacity having to do with the use and identification and purchase of equipment, materials, supplies, and services. 2. Education: Graduation from high school or the equivalent and an Associate Degree or 60 semester hours from an accredited college or university including the coursework described below: COURSE CREDIT HOURS Math (Algebra and Above) 6 English 3 Communication 3 Purchasing/Materials Management 12 Computers (Programming or Systems) 3 Drawing (Technical or Engineering) 3 Statistics 3 Management 6 Accounting (Financial or Managerial) 3 Economics 3 Business Law/Legal Environment of Business 3Also acceptable is 6 credit hours plus a Supply Chain Certification approved by the Company. OTHER: Candidates must be able to perform the essential functions of the job with or without reasonable accommodation. The Company will provide reasonable accommodation in appropriate circumstances when consistent with applicable law.

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, ethnicity, age, disability, genetic information, military service or status, pregnancy, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other class, trait, or status protected by law.

St. Louis-based Ameren Corporation powers the quality of life for 2.4 million electric customers and more than 900,000 natural gas customers in a 64,000-square-mile area through its Ameren Missouri and Ameren Illinois rate-regulated utility subsidiaries. Ameren Illinois provides electric transmission and distribution service and natural gas distribution service. Ameren Missouri provides electric generation, transmission and distribution service, as well as natural gas distribution service. Ameren Transmission Company of Illinois develops, owns and operates rate-regulated regional electric transmission projects. For more information, visit, or follow us on Twitter at @AmerenCorp,, or LinkedIn/company/Ameren.