Specialist, Material Mgmt

Job Locations US-KS-Haysville
Supply Chain


Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline is a leading transporter of natural gas to America’s heartland, providing quality service since 1904. At Southern Star, our people are our greatest asset with growth and personal development at the forefront of our focus. We’re committed to building a culture for everyone to do meaningful work and be recognized for their efforts.


Southern Star is a family-friendly, forward-thinking, customer-oriented company striving for innovation and collaboration in all parts of our business. You can find your second family here in an atmosphere that values trust, learning, teamwork, and having fun while getting the job done.  We’re an established company known as an employer of choice in our industry and recognized for safety, credibility and integrity.  We need one more talented individual with goals to encourage excellence and create positive outcomes – you may be the perfect match.


In return for this level of talent and experience, Southern Star offers excellent medical benefits, competitive salary, 401k match, paid time off and reimbursements for tuition and fitness. 


This position shall perform general materials management functions in support of Southern Star Central Gas Pipeline’s work sites including, but not limited to receiving, inspection, storage, handling, shipping, expediting, and preparing of products for delivery while maintaining the warehouse in a safe and orderly manner. The incumbent shall communicate on a daily basis with Southern Star office and field personnel and external suppliers to resolve material related deficiencies and ensure customer satisfaction.  Position will utilize financial systems and maintain electronic and paper files and records.


Primary responsibilities include (but not limited to):

Master Data Management

  • Provide material master data setup, validations and periodic maintenance
  • Ensure data quality, compliance and consistency of material master data across business systems;
  • Work with business units and process experts to resolve master data issues


  • Ensure warehouse facility is free of any unsafe working conditions
  • Receives, marks, stores and issues equipment, materials and supplies
  • Checks delivered items against purchase orders and invoices for accuracy and relevancy
  • Ensures security of stored goods and supplies
  • Assists in planning schedules for material deliveries
  • Assists purchasing as requested in contacting vendors regarding variances toward quantity, quality and delivery of materials, receipts for delivery of goods and ensures accuracy in delivery
  • Examine incoming shipments, reject damaged items. Appropriately report/record any discrepancies
  • Accurately place materials on shelves, in racks or other designated storage areas in an orderly manner and in accordance with approved storage and preservation requirements
  • Enters data into computer programs as required
  • Assists warehouse personnel in solving problems regarding identification of merchandise
  • Assembles and fills orders to be shipped to customers
  • Preparation of all shipping documentation
  • Review all orders to determine if they were picked correctly
  • Coordinate the transportation and delivery of materials and services to Company work sites to ensure on-time delivery for effective and efficient operations
  • Ensure warehouse/equipment is maintained on a regular basis
  • Operates forklifts safely and efficiently, follows all OSHA safety regulations, and performs vehicle safety checks


Physical Inventory

  • Performs annual inventory of all stores;
  • Accurately identify and count stock materials as listed on the cycle count list
  • Reconcile inventory count variances


  • Maintain daily communication with office and field personnel and external suppliers to identify needs and ensure customer satisfaction
  • Utilize financial systems and maintain electronic and paper files and records per the Company’s Business Records Retention and Destruction Policy
  • Ensure the adherence to Company and departmental policies and procedures and ensure overall efficient and timely flow of service
  • Actively participate and/or lead intradepartmental teams to improve processes, product specifications and to achieve Company initiatives



  • High School Diploma/GED
  • Entry-level experience in an industrial warehouse in receiving, inspecting, storage, handling, and issuing materials, equipment and supplies, including operation of material handling equipment.
  • Strong customer service and communications skills with the ability to multitask and meet timely deadlines
  • Detail oriented, adaptable to change, team-oriented capable of working with internal and external business partners
  • Good verbal and written skills
  • Ability to manage conflict internally and externally
  • Familiar with Microsoft Office products, the world-wide web and adept at learning new computer applications


  • University degree in Supply Chain or Accounting
  • Knowledge of oil and gas, constructions related products
  • Experience with CFS Navision

Physical Requirements:

  • Able to move/lift up to 50 lbs. unassisted
  • Able to withstand temperatures in a typical warehouse environment
  • Position may require climbing of ladders for top-level selection
  • Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus
  • Position spends 80% of time standing, walking, lifting, pulling and pushing


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