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LG&E and KU Energy Storeroom Specialist in Lexington, Kentucky


Job Description:

Performs ordering of materials through a variety of methods, Pro-card, e-Procurement, requisitioning, and standard purchase order based on forecasts and min/max levels at the assigned storerooms. Resolves any material ordering and/or delivery discrepancies with end users and/or suppliers to ensure the expected material and logistics services. Ensures accuracy of all receiving documents, i.e. Packing slips and bills of lading, to support data entry of receipt. Ensure proper receiving, receipting and storage of (stock and non-stock) material delivered to storeroom or job site. Manages Minor-Exempt material stocking levels and ordering and invoice reconciliation processes. Assists in determining the optimum inventory level quantity (MIN/MAX) for all stock items, based on inventory management technique using usage, lead-time, and seasonality information to maintain optimum stock levels. Manages storeroom organization by locating similar and/or compatible materials together with consideration to volume and ergonomic positioning in bin-location. Assists in identification, analysis and recommendation of obsolete and over-max material and the proper disposition of the material from inventory consistent with Company policy. Performs inventory material physical counts as scheduled and in a timely and accurate manner to ensure a high degree of accuracy of the inventory; reconciles unmatched counts; submits counts to management for review and approval. Operates a forklift and other material handling equipment safely and proficiently to unload/load materials from freight carriers or other transport equipment. Coordinates material needs with team leads, engineering, line inspectors and other individuals in the Distribution and Transmission community to assure continuity of required material at designated locations. Coordinates procurement of emergency material with the Energy Delivery/Transmission Department and vendors based on critical need. Contacts vendors and coordinates new material shipment schedule information based on required schedule dates. Operates the assigned storeroom in such a way as to maximize the turnover ratio for all stock material, i.e. reduce stocked quantities and scheduling delivery of material on an as needed basis. Coordinates and confirms transfers of materials to and from other storeroom locations as needed. Updates stocked materials based on engineering standards changes. Charges out materials in OFMS based on assigned project or work request numbers. Return unused materials to stock and credit project. Staffs affected storerooms and warehouses during storm restoration events consistent with established procedures. Ensures that flow of materials into the affected storeroom is consistent with operational requirements. Maintain organization and housekeeping of storeroom facility and yard. Purchase materials and equipment required for the efficient operation of the storeroom facility and yard. Maintain receipts and all proper documentations of purchases. All other duties and projects as assigned.

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Physical Effort:

Must be able to lift 50 lbs. from the ground to the height of 30 inches and from waist level to chest on a daily basis. Typical equipment/materials that must be lifted includes but is not limited to: tools, materials, various bags of chemicals. Must be able to climb up and down stairs and vertical ladders unassisted on an hourly basis. Must be able to perform hand manipulations extended near floor level for extended periods of time on a regular basis. Must be able to walk to distant areas of the storeroom grounds and stand for long periods of time.

Preferred Qualifications:

Possess good oral and written communication skills and the ability to build good rapport with both suppliers and internal customers. Must be self-directed with the ability to organize and plan well. Effective math and computer skills with knowledge of the Oracle Inventory Module preferred or ability to learn its use quickly. Possess a strong knowledge of distribution and transmission design and construction unit (bill of materials), including an understanding of conductors’ size, connectors (dead-end, clamps, splices, sleeves taps,) and other associated materials. Focus on safety and the customer experience at all times in daily responsibilities.

Work Conditions:

Industrial warehouse work environment, including heights (ladders, platforms), forklift operation, and uneven work surfaces associated with loading, unloading, storing, and distributing tools and supplies. Routine exposures to temperature extremes and dusts associated with warehouses, equipment yards and job and construction sites. Responsibility will include multiple storeroom locations and travel in company vehicles one to three times a week.

Required Education & Experience:

High School diploma with three years’ material handling experience, or distribution maintenance operations experience that results in equivalent job knowledge skills. Must be certified to operate specified equipment by company safety policy and procedure


500 Stone Road



Job Function:

Supply Chain/Procurement/Logistics

Position Purpose:

This position is responsible for the safe, accurate and efficient ordering, receiving, storing, controlling, and issuing of materials used to support Transmission & Distribution operations departments consistent with established policies, procedures and Sarbanes Oxley (SOX) control environments. This position identifies and provides field customers value added support services according to their unique, local, business requirements.

Company Paid Relocation - External:

Not Provided



External Title:

Storeroom Specialist

All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, age, sex, religion, national origin, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, perceived disability or any other protected characteristic as may be defined by applicable law.