Open Positions

Careers at AFC Industries

We're always looking for great talent to join our team! If you're excited about joining a collaborative and progressive supply chain business and helping improve the lives and operations of our customers, we'd love to hear from you.



Buyer/Planner - Level 1 

The Buyer/Planner reports to the General Manager.

Responsibilities

  • Purchase material within assigned areas

  • Works with Admin to issue purchase orders

  • Quote standard and smaller dollar items

  • Negotiate small dollar agreements

  • Performs planning for customer accounts

  • Works to understand customer needs and fills them

  • Receives most job or task instructions from Purchasing Manager

  • Other duties as assigned

Education

High school diploma or GED required

Work Experience

Familiar with Microsoft Excel and one year of purchasing experience

Professional Skills

  • Ability to communicate effectively

  • Professional attitude and representation

  • Strong planning and organizational skills

  • Results oriented

  • Strong teamwork skills

  • Detail oriented

  • Ability to establish relationships with vendors

  • Capable of reading and understanding blueprints



Project Manager

The Project Manager reports to the VP of Operations and is a key component to the success of AFC Industries.  

Responsibilities 

  • Manage and track multiple projects such as ERP System integrations and warehouse moves

  • Coordinate the planning, development, and execution of project deliverables

  • Lead project planning, budgeting, action plans, and monitoring processes

  • Conduct project team meetings - monitor action items and deadlines

  • Make sure projects are completed on time

  • Regular project status reporting to management

  • Design, set-up, and maintain project plans

  • Actively involved with ERP changes and implementations

  • Assist with project tasks as needed

  • Other duties as assigned

Education

  • Degree in project management, a correlating discipline, or equivalent work experience

Work Experience

  • Minimum of 2 years experience as a Project Manager

  • Experience within the warehouse distribution industry preferred

  • Previous experience managing ERP migrations is a plus

  • Demonstrated ability to manage multiple complex projects to completion

Professional Skills

  • Must be detail-oriented

  • Proficient in Office 365 applications

  • Demonstrated expertise in project planning, management, and reporting

  • Efficient in time management and prioritizing tasks

  • Ability to efficiently see numerous tasks through to completion

  • Excellent communication skills across all levels of the organization



Shipping Clerk 

This is a full-time position and is eligible for benefits including 401k, paid holidays.

Responsibilities

  • Must be able to read and understand a sales order

  • Capable of lifting 20 - 70 lbs.

  • Ensure all orders are filled, completed and accurate

  • Make sure all orders are shipped promptly and in a timely fashion

  • Must be able to ship product through UPS machine, common carrier, and special delivery services

  • Coordinate with freight forwarders and couriers for shipments

  • Complete documents needed for international shipping and exports

  • Work on “Ship Today” orders

  • Work on "Ship by Due Date" orders

  • Maintain goals set up for ISO

  • Other duties as assigned

Education

  • High school diploma or GED required

Work Experience

  • Certified on or prior experience on a forklift

Professional Skills

  • Strong time management and follow up skills

  • High accuracy and strong attention to detail

  • Excellent organizational, verbal, and written communication skills

  • Understanding of math, written, and reading skills

Compensation

  • Based on experience



Order Filler

The Order Filler reports to the onsite Warehouse Manager in Bloomington, MN. This is a full-time position and is eligible for benefits including 401k and paid holidays.

Responsibilities

  • Locate and pull product for customer orders accurately and efficiently 

  • Visually inspect product to ensure product pulled is correct

  • Maintain and update electronic inventory system

  • Notify appropriate personnel of any shortages or mislabeled product in stock

  • Retag product when orders are broken down to the customer’s quantities

Education

  • High school diploma or GED required

Work Experience

  • Certified on or prior experience on a forklift

Professional Skills

  • Basic math and communication skills required

  • Adhere to ISO guidelines and procedures

  • Attention to detail when identifying product tag information

  • Capable of lifting up to 70 lbs

  • Accurately identify type of product

  • Knowledge of use of scales for weight counting

  • Ability to walk, stand, carry materials, stoop, kneel, bend at waist, climb ladders or equipment

Compensation

  • Based on experience

 


Inside Sales / Account Manager 

The Inside Sales / Account Manager reports to the Director of Sales.

Location

Hartford, CT

Responsibilities 

  • Review contracts

  • Manage open order flow

  • Expedite and facilitate special delivery requirements

  • Provide samples and technical assistance

  • Maintain customer contract database

  • Manage quote process

  • Prepare and submit formal quotes directly to customer or provide to outside sales for presentation to customer

  • Work with the team to develop assigned customers by seeking new sales opportunities within the account

  • Assist with preparation and presentation, as needed, of account business reviews

  • Schedule APQP team meetings or equivalent for new items and manage engineering changes

Education

  • High school diploma or GED required

Work Experience

  • 2 years related work experience

  • Experience with machined components in an automotive or aerospace environment is preferred

Professional Skills

  • Ability to read mechanical blueprints

  • Basic competency in geometric dimensioning and tolerancing (GD&T)

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

 


Territory Sales Manager (New England)

This role will report to Director of Sales – AFC Northeast.

Location

Boston, MA

Responsibilities 

  • Work in a defined territory with direct reporting to Director of Sales

  • Focus on customer retention by advancing existing customer relationships at all levels within the customer’s organization and by hosting quarterly business reviews with key customers

  • Expand “share of wallet” at existing customers by regularly adding new components or services

  • Build and maintain a pipeline of relevant account opportunities and keep them updated in the company CRM tool

  • Follow a defined sales process and participate in all weekly, quarterly & annual sales calls / meetings

  • Provide relentless communication to internal and external stakeholders throughout the sales process

  • Other duties as assigned

Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience

Work Experience

3+ years’ proven track record of fastener VMI program sales and program management to OEM customers

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