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Bill of Material Kit Specialist

Company: 
Avnet
City: 
Plano
State: 
Texas
Employment type: 
Full time
Remote Position: 
No
Required degree level: 
Other

Who We Are:

At Avnet, relationships matter. We are a global, FORTUNE ® 500 technology distributor and solutions company that delivers design, supply chain and logistics expertise to customers at every stage of a product's lifecycle. Our employees have a front row seat to the latest innovations shaping the world we live in and the future we share. We're driven to help our customers around the world succeed and we do so by earning the trust of some of the biggest names in technology.

Working at Avnet means being a part of a global team. We work collaboratively and with integrity, doing business the right way. For more than a century, we have partnered together to help our customers, suppliers and teammates realize the transformative possibilities of technology. Experience what's next at Avnet!

We are Newark, part of Farnell Global, the fast and reliable distributor of products and technology for electronic and industrial system design, maintenance, and repair. From research and design through prototype to production, we are here to help you access the products and services you need 24/7. With more than 80 years of experience, 47 localized websites, and a dedicated team of over 3,500 employees, we provide every component you need to build the technology of tomorrow.

Farnell Global trades as Farnell in Europe, Newark in North America, and element14 throughout Asia Pacific. We also sell direct to consumers through a network of resellers, and our CPC business in the UK.

We have been part of the established global technology distributor, Avnet, since 2016. Today, this relationship allows us to support our customers at every stage of the product life cycle, offering a truly unique distribution model, as well as expertise in end-to-end delivery and product design.

Job Summary:

The BOM Kit Specialist responds to a qualified customer's Bill of Material (BOM) request that will be assembled as a kit in the Dallas NVA warehouse and completes all steps necessary to ship a BOM kit from the NVA warehouse. Turnaround time, accuracy, 100% sourcing of the BOM, and kit delivery are key measurements. The position is responsible for meeting the customer's turnaround time for the BOM responses as specified in any kit or supplier agreement and communicating any product or delivery changes throughout the complete order to bill cycle to the customer. Sources or cross-references all BOM lines using product knowledge to provide a complete BOM kit.

This position must accurately source and price 5 to 10 customer Bills of Material per day with 100 to 250 lines. The position is part of a small team that currently generates $12M in annual kit sales. Customers using this type of service are usually Newark's top 2000 customers. All activities have a direct affect on the customer's satisfaction and performance rating of Newark. The position has access to sales data, cost data, and is responsible for vendor management and NVA inventory levels. This position works with multiple internal contacts and vendor contacts but has no direct reports.

This position reports to the Sales Operations Manager and is located in the Sales Office.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Process customer BOM using Siebel, Q2O scrubber, BOMPRO, and Q2O BOM spreadsheet through quote and order entry steps to ensure the kit is complete and accurate.
  • Identify and cross-reference non-franchised products to franchised vendor products. Requests SKU setups as required.
  • Determines if local warehouse stocked product meets BOM specification first before sourcing to non-franchised source to insure that local inventory is utilized efficiently
  • Sources product that cannot be cross-referenced using internet or direct vendor contact. Initiates a purchase requisition for product required for BOM completion.
  • Meets BOM quote response cycle time as specified in any customer agreement and provides updates to committed delivery dates when vendor delivery dates change.
  • Communicates directly with National Account customers and Contract Manufacturer customers associated with NIO National Accounts (who are not supported by local A/Rs) with respect to BOM clarification, sourcing and lead times.
  • Accurately quoting availability of a complete BOM within the response time required by the customer.
  • Recognize partial or complete customer-supplied part numbers of electronic components on a BOM to facilitate cross-referencing to stocked or available product.
  • Balancing customer requirements for BOM accuracy and on-time delivery with profitability and inventory levels by sourcing correctly.

Job Level Specifications:

  • Requires good organization skills, attention to detail, and ability to associate part numbers with vendors, products, and values, where applicable.
  • Intermediate-level PC skills (Windows, Outlook, Excel, and Access).
  • Must have sales or customer service skills to communicate (written and verbal) with both vendor and customer.

Work Experience:

  • Typically requires a minimum of two years of related experience.

Education and Certification(s):

  • High School Diploma or equivalent

Distinguishing Characteristics:

  • Ideal candidate will have at least one year of experience in purchasing, quotations, and/or industrial sales

What We Offer:

Our employees work hard to live our values and help us grow. Our total rewards strategy supports Avnet's ability to attract, engage, develop, and reward our employees, while promoting a diverse and inclusive environment. We offer competitive compensation and benefit programs - from time away and flexible working arrangements to programs supporting employee well-being and opportunities to give back to your community.

  • Generous Paid Time Off
  • 401K and Pension Plan
  • Paid Holidays
  • Family Support (Paid Leave, Surrogacy, Adoption)
  • Medical, Dental, Vision, and Life Insurance
  • Long-term and Short-term Disability Insurance
  • Health Savings Account / Flexible Spending Account
  • Education Assistance
  • Employee Development Resources
  • Employee Wellness, Leadership Development and Mentorship Programs

Benefits listed above may vary depending on the nature of your employment with Avnet.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills.

Avnet is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment without regard to race, color, religion, ancestry, national origin, sex (including pregnancy), age, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, disability, veteran status, genetic information or any other characteristic protected by law. This policy of non-discrimination also applies to religious dress and grooming practices. Avnet will accommodate employee religious dress standards and grooming practices that do not result in undue hardship for the Company. If you are interested in applying for employment with Avnet and need special assistance or an accommodation to apply for a posted position contact our Human Resources Service Center at (888) 994-7669.

At Avnet, relationships matter. We are a global, FORTUNE ® 500 technology distributor and solutions company that delivers design, supply chain and logistics expertise to customers at every stage of a product’s lifecycle. Our employees have a front row seat to the latest innovations shaping the world we live in and the future we share. We’re driven to help our customers around the world succeed and we do so by earning the trust of some of the biggest names in technology.

Working at Avnet means being a part of a global team. We work collaboratively and with integrity, doing business the right way. For more than a century, we have partnered together to help our customers, suppliers and teammates realize the transformative possibilities of technology. Experience what’s next at Avnet!

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