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In-Plant Storekeeper (Milan, TN)

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Date: Jan 22, 2019

Location: Paris, TN, US

Company: MSC Industrial Supply

Build a better career with MSC. 
Serving customer and community starts with the very best people doing their very best work. That is precisely what we have at MSC Industrial Supply Co., a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations (MRO) products and services.

Requisition ID : 2205 

Employment Type : Full Time         

Job Category : Sales Operations                                             

Work Location :  Paris, TN 

State or Province : Tennessee (US-TN)     

Potential Work Location : United States : Tennessee : Paris 


BRIEF POSITION SUMMARY: Location is in Milan, TN


The Storekeeper performs all warehousing and POU/vending replenishment activities for their assigned In-Plant site, which could require covering multiple shifts and weekends.  This role includes customer service skills, since this position deals directly with the client end users coming to the storeroom for materials.




  • Contributes to the attainment of key supply chain service level metrics, such as inventory accuracy and inventory fill rates, in order to better retain the business of the client’s site.
  • Actively participates in the handling of materials from receipt and put-away to issuance against purchase orders and system generated picklists.
  • Provides ongoing cycle counting adjustments to improve inventory accuracy.
  • Provides replenishment of materials in point-of-use areas outside of the client’s storeroom, to include the replenishment of VMI barcoded bins and vending solutions.
  • Enter Corrective Action Reports (CARs) for resolution as conditions warrant, and review any open CARs with the Site Manager on a weekly basis.
  • Participate in root cause analysis and resolution of CARs.
  • Help review onsite inventory for optimization opportunities at least twice per year.
  • Participates in storeroom optimization projects and storeroom equipment installs as conditions warrant.
  • Develop proficiency in the use of storeroom management software solutions (such as Tofino, or Capware, or Cribmaster, or SAP inventory).
  • Develop proficiency in the operation of MSC platforms for VMI barcode scanning and vending solutions.
  • Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure fulfillment of MSC’s vision and unity of purpose.
  • Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required.




  • Successful candidates must have a High School Diploma (or a GED) and a minimum of three years’ relevant experience (this may include general warehousing, customer service or retail selling, and/or indirect materials management for a large manufacturer). 
  • Must have demonstrated ability to manage their own work and clients in a high tempo manufacturing environment.




  • Ability to learn and operate multiple supply chain inventory control platforms (such as SAP, JDE, Maximo, EAM, Cribmaster, Tofino, etc.)
  • Capability to successfully manage customer service relationships.
  • Capacity to work independently, but with the knowledge to escalate service issues if warranted during late shifts.
  • General knowledge of warehousing systems and best practices.
  • Great customer service skills.




  • A valid driver’s license and ability to commit to shift work (including weekends) as necessary.

Why MSC  
People. Collaboration. Insight. That’s how you build something that works.

Built on a foundation of trust, MSC works side by side with our customers to help them drive business results. With more than one million product offerings and 75+ years of experience across industries, MSC strives to help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions. 

As one of America’s Best Large Employers (named in 2017 by Forbes magazine), we care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ team members achieve their potential. When you join our team, you will receive rewards and recognition for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, as well as a variety of benefits to support you and your family's health, well-being, and financial future.

If you are inspired to learn, take risks, and succeed as a team, you can build a better career at MSC.

Equal Opportunity Statement 
All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability, protected veteran status, sexual orientation or gender identity.                                                                                         

Nearest Major Market: Clarksville
Nearest Secondary Market: Nashville

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