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Nordstrom CMMS Inventory Tech in Cedar Rapids, Iowa

Job Description

The CMMS Operations Technician will be responsible for actively working with the network Facilities staff and local site Facilities teams & OEM’s to identify appropriate levels of min and max material inventory levels, organize logical parts identification and storage, regularly audit these levels and interact with external vendors and internal procurement personnel.

A day in the life…

  • Thorough knowledge of maintenance activities and expertise in computerized maintenance management systems (CMMS), specifically inventory management/control and preventive maintenance schedule

  • Ability to prioritize, schedule, and logistically support multiple projects in a fast-paced environment with tight deadlines

  • Skilled trade training or equivalent technical expertise

  • Submits requisition requests in the procurement system, as well as tracks available funds in maintenance blanket purchase orders

  • Schedules preventive maintenance activities through a common, network-wide CMMS and may also help with floor activities as needed

  • Provides CMMS training and troubleshooting to the Facilities team, so that every technician understands and is able to utilize the tool.

  • Matches completed work orders to invoices for accounts payable

  • Updates the Facilities budget tracker

  • Cross-reference equipment manufacturer’s part numbers with vendor part/item numbers

  • Sets up bins for parts storage when appropriate

  • Coordinates emergency repairs with external vendors, management, & purchasing

  • Creates reports for the SMM/MM and maintain visual management charts dealing with PM completion, budget performance, downtime, labor tracking, and others

  • Own the organizing and maintaining of purchase orders, work requests, and associated files

You’ve got this if…

  • High school diploma or equivalent

  • 5+ years of related experience in a maintenance distribution or manufacturing environment

  • Flexibility with hours and days (the operation will potentially be running 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, including some holidays)

  • Experience communicating to peers, hourly associates, and senior management regarding maintenance, inventory, and cost control

  • Customer-centric attitude

  • Experience developing and implementing department goals and strategies based on broader organization goals

  • Advanced Computer skills

  • Working knowledge of the Oracle, Coupa and EAM CMMS systems

  • Excellent organizational, filing, and recordkeeping skills

  • Self-starter and a proven ability to work effectively with minimal supervision

  • Ability to adapt well to fast-paced environments with changing circumstances, direction, and strategy

  • Desire to help build a PM & material process in a dynamic, fast-growing environment

  • Strong analytical skills with demonstrated problem-solving ability

We’ve got you covered…

Our employees are our most important asset and that’s reflected in our benefits. Nordstrom is proud to offer a variety of benefits to support employees and their families, including:

  • Medical/Vision, Dental, Retirement and Paid Time Away

  • Life Insurance and Disability

  • Merchandise Discount and EAP Resources

A few more important points...

The job posting highlights the most critical responsibilities and requirements of the job. It’s not all-inclusive. There may be additional duties, responsibilities and qualifications for this job.

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