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Senior Material Control Specialist


Bethel, PA, US, 19507

Job Function:  Procurement/Supply Chain
Employee Type:  Reg Full Time (FT)
Requisition ID:  27324



FirstEnergy at a Glance

FirstEnergy (NYSE: FE) is dedicated to safety, reliability and operational excellence. Headquartered in Akron, Ohio, FirstEnergy includes one of the nation's largest investor-owned electric systems, more than 24,000 miles of transmission lines that connect the Midwest and Mid-Atlantic regions, and a generating fleet with a total capacity of more than 5,000 megawatts.

About the Opportunity

This is an open position with FirstEnergy Service Co., a subsidiary of FirstEnergy Corp.  [SC00]


This position is responsible for the coordination and communication of all information as it pertains to stock material and equipment.



  • Demonstrating and directing a solid commitment to all aspects of safety.
  • Replenishing materials using Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) applications such as SAP to establish appropriate stock levels of inventory.
  • Providing support for other Material Control Specialists.
  • Evaluating inventory and excess inventory.
  • Producing reports and summaries regarding inventory/stock levels.
  • Interacting with all levels of Management (internal/external).
  • Supporting storm restoration efforts.
  • The Senior Material Control Specialist level employee will be assigned additional responsibilities related to those listed above



Senior Material Control Specialist

  • Bachelor's degree with a concentration in Purchasing, Materials Management, Business, Computer Science, Engineering or related field with four (4) years related experience or eight (8) years equivalent experience with High School Diploma or GED. Equivalent work experience in Energy Delivery, Nuclear or Fossil preferred.
  • Ability to coach and mentor others.
  • Excellent working relationships with all levels of Management (internal/external).
  • Knowledge and experience buying all commodities.
  • Shows initiative and willingness to pursue continued learning.
  • Strong analytical skills to evaluate inventory, demand and purchases.
  • Leading or being a core member of a project outside regular duties.
  • Experience in supporting/filling in for Warehouse and DLS Supervisors.
  • Ability to generate PowerPoint presentations.
  • Advanced Excel skills (V-Lookup, Pivot tables, Downloading SAP files and manipulating data in Excel).
  • Proficiency in all SAP transactions and SAP reports needed to manage all aspects of department and individual goals.
  • Support storm restoration processes which may include travel.
  • Proficient computer skills and knowledge of Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Outlook.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Knowledge of labor agreements desired.
  • Knowledge of safety policies desired.
  • Working knowledge of the warehouse management and inventory control systems is preferred.
  • Ability to work in a team environment as well as independently.
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize with prior experience in a warehouse environment.
  • Knowledge of material control processes and requirements.
  • Ability to make timely decisions that use available material and resources in a cost-effective manner.
  • Employee behaves in a positive, professional and respectful manner.





Benefits, Compensation & Workforce Diversity

At FirstEnergy, employees are key to our success. We depend on their talents to meet the challenges of our changing business environment. We are committed to rewarding individual and team efforts through our total rewards philosophy which includes competitive pay plus incentive compensation, a company-sponsored pension plan, 401(k) savings plan with matching employer contribution, a choice of medical, prescription drug, dental, vision, and life insurance programs, as well as skills development training with tuition reimbursement. Please visit our website at to learn more about all of our employee rewards programs. FirstEnergy proudly supports workforce diversity. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, or status as a qualified individual with a disability. No recruiters or agencies without a previously signed contract. Unable to sponsor or transfer H-1B visas at this time.


Safety is a core value for FirstEnergy and is essential to all of our business activities. We ensure employees have the tools, information, and processes to perform their duties in a manner that assures safety for themselves, their co-workers, our customers and the public. Our goals are to provide a safe work environment, to maintain an accident-free, injury-free workplace, and to promote and maintain public safety. To meet these goals, we dedicate ourselves to achieving world-class safety standards.

Position Classification


FirstEnergy Human Resources Team