Storeroom Technician

United States of America
10 January 2020

Our purpose is simple and compelling: To release the natural power of stone to enrich modern living.

ROCKWOOL products save energy and water and reduce CO2 emissions, protect buildings from the spread of fire; reduce waste; improve acoustic comfort, building performance and aesthetics; and enhance Precision Growing, thereby improving the efficiency of fresh food production.

While the stone we use may be millions of years old, what we do with it is cutting-edge. Every day, ROCKWOOL colleagues are developing and applying new technologies to release yet more potential of stone wool to enrich modern life.

Would you also be proud to enrich society like we do? Apply now to join us as we improve modern living conditions for millions of people worldwide.

Storeroom Technician Job Summary

ROCKWOOl requires smart inventory management strategies which is critical to manufacturing optimization and uptime.  It’s impossible for our technicians to perform their duties without a ready supply of parts. The Storeroom Technician ensures those parts are planned, purchased and deployed and the highest value is managed for our equipment and facilities. The Storeroom Technician is responsible for procurement of all machinery spare parts including consumables for the entire factory and fixed cost sourcing and purchasing for all departments at the plant level. Reporting to the Technical Services Manager, they also ensure the right stock is on the shelves at the right time, while keeping inventory holding costs low. 

What are the day-to-day responsibilities of a Storeroom Technician?

  • Manage yourself and the parts room department in keeping with Rock the Globe strategy and trends that align with our Rockwool core values.
  • Conduct weekly cycle counts and maintain adequate stock levels to ensure there is no negative impact to the Maintenance and Production departments.
  • Reconcile physical inventory on a monthly basis in Navision for all BOM items.
  • Create and complete purchase orders to meet manufacturing requirements and communicate with appropriate departments as appropriate.
  • Ensure all invoices and supporting documentation are verified for accuracy and processed correctly for submission to the Technical Services Manager and/or Plant Manager for approval.
  • Establish and maintain delivery schedules, monitor progress and coordinate with suppliers and subcontractors to resolve problems

What skills and qualifications do you need for the role of a Storeroom Technician?

  • High School Diploma or equivalent required.
  • 2 to 5 years (MRO) purchasing experience in a continuous flow manufacturing or industrial environment and automated equipment strongly preferred.
  • Grow and develop the team by sharing knowledge / experience.
  • Act as a ROCKWOOL ambassador demonstrating our core values of Ambition, Integrity, Responsibility and Efficiency.
  • Demonstrated or proven:
    • Organizational and analytical skills;
    • Basic computer knowledge and skills;
    • Acute attention to detail;
    • Written and verbal communication skills;
    • Problem-solving and trouble shooting skills;
    • Accuracy and data integrity.

What are the physical demands for a Storeroom Technician?

The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. The job is physically demanding at times and requires manual dexterity, eyesight, mobility and requires a high level of concentration.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee is constantly required to, stand/or sit, squat, turn/twist, reach, use hands to: finger, handle, feel or operate objects, tools or controls. The employee is occasionally required to hear, walk, climb, balance, stoop, bend, kneel, crouch or crawl, and talk, and smell.

The employee must frequently lift, carry, push or pull up to 60 pounds and/or occasionally lift, carry, push or pull up to 120 pounds with another person, shovel heavy waste to shoulder height.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include close, distance, color and peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus.

What is the typical work environment at a ROCKWOOL manufacturing facility?

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

At ROCKWOOL, safety is priority number one! We continuously strive to create safe and healthy work places and conditions for all employees. We provide all associates with personal protective equipment to include high visibility safety vests, safety glasses, shoes, gloves and head protection.

While performing the duties of this job, the employee may be subjected to moving mechanical parts, electrical currents, vibrations, fumes, odors, dusts, gases, chemicals, oils, extreme temperatures and work space restrictions.

The noise level in the work environment is occasionally loud.

External hiring into this position is contingent upon the successful completion of a pre-employment drug screen, background check, physical fitness test, WorkKEYS and Hucama Big 5 assessment.

ROCKWOOL is an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, national origin, religion, gender, age, marital status, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, or any other characteristic protected by law.


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