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DSSI is looking for bright minds that share our vision. If you are just starting out or looking to advance your career, DSSI is an equal opportunity employer. We offer competitive compensation and a comprehensive benefits program. We offer exciting challenges in the following fields.


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Current Openings

Location: Farmington Hills - Department: Purchasing

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Perform in adherence to departmental procedures.
  • Responsible for item sourcing and maintenance activities through the creation and maintenance of item master records; this includes, but is not limited to:
    • Various Request For Quote types (RFQ) and Supplier Catalog Management requests (SCM)
    • Achieving cost savings objectives
    • Sourcing projects
  • Responsible for supplier selection and management based on customer needs and commodity strategy, while establishing beneficial supplier relationships and managing supplier performance; this includes, but is not limited to:
    • Support the use of Strategic Suppliers and identify opportunities to expand strategic content or supply base
    • Negotiate favorable terms with non-strategic suppliers
    • Identify and manage directed supplier or manufacturer relationships
    • Maintain commodity notes reflective of sourcing decisions for key commodities
    • Conduct supplier performance reviews as may be needed to improve overall customer satisfaction
  • Responsible for purchase order management to the supply base; resolving any issues that arise during the order fulfillment cycle; this includes, but is not limited to:
    • Order related inquiries (IQs)
    • Order related errors (EDI Errors)
    • Supplier invoicing concerns
  • Support DSSI's customer satisfaction objectives by ensuring all customer, supplier and related issues are addressed, consistent with DSSI response guidelines.
  • Mentor, train and support other team members as needed.
  • Perform and assume other duties and responsibilities as required at the direction of management.
  • Responsible for conforming to procedures and guidelines as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Responsible for promoting an atmosphere of non-discrimination; the company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Responsible to maintain and support Company standards and requirements as specified in the Quality Management System.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Strong understanding of purchasing practices and standard purchasing systems.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office tools, with strong understanding of Excel.
  • Capable of conducting price and term negotiations.
  • Create and maintain positive relationships with customers and suppliers.
  • Ability to balance the need to proactively and aggressively manage supply base, while completing daily transactional workload within customer expected timing goals in an effective manner.
  • Demonstrate strong skills in verbal and written communications.
  • Fluent in English.
  • Fluent in other languages as specific job requires.
  • Willing and able to work as part of a team.
  • Bachelor’s degree preferred or equivalent experience.

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Farmington Hills, Michigan

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Location: Farmington Hills - Department: Order Fulfillment

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Work closely with assigned suppliers to ensure a smooth and efficient order fulfilment process by identifying root cause issue of recurrent late orders, invoices or unconfirmed purchase orders.
  • Identify and work to resolve any systemic supplier issues. If the issue requires escalation to a different party, a comprehensive overview of the issue must be communicated either via written email or via the Inquiry tool within Epic.
  • Provide detailed training and instruction to assigned suppliers on how to most efficiently work with DSSI and our customers. Including, but not limited to, use of Epic, daily action notifications, the importance of accurate ships within days, how to eliminate unconfirmed and late orders, how to communicate exceptions, etc. This includes organizing participants, sending meeting notices and facilitating a shared screen presentation with participants.
  • Support the various work streams. Tasks include:
    • Entry of verifiable tracking information into Epic.
    • Entry and documentation of all purchase order confirmation responses received via email within 24 hours of receipt.
    • Documentation of any identified purchase order discrepancies via Inquiry tool.
    • Answering incoming customer and supplier phone calls.
    • Credit card order follow up.
  • Work closely with category management and business units to ensure any supplier or customer issues are addressed in a timely manner.
  • Responsible for conforming to procedures and guidelines as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Responsible for promoting an atmosphere of non-discrimination; the company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Responsible to maintain and support Company standards and requirements as specified in the Quality Management System.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Strong computer skills including Microsoft Office software applications.
  • Ability to diffuse difficult situations calmly with minimal management intervention.
  • Ability to listen and display empathy for the customer’s situation ensuring a positive interaction with the customer and internal departments.
  • Ability to balance the need to proactively and assertively manage responsibilities with the supply base while reacting to customer support requests.
  • Well organized and able to handle multiple tasks calmly and accurately.
  • Confident in applying knowledge to problem solve with minimal support.
  • Assertive in the pursuit to master new tools and processes.
  • Perform all departmental transactional processes to meet or exceed established guidelines.

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Farmington Hills, Michigan

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Location: Louisville - Department: Accounting

This position will support the Accounting department primarily assisting with Accounts Receivable and Accounts Payable depending on departmental needs.

Principle Duties and Responsibilities:
  • For Accounts Receivable, the responsibilities include:
    • Deposit checks timely, enter/apply all cash daily, including checks and EDI transmissions.
    • Research and process customer claims timely.
    • Assist with AR collections as directed by manager. Apply appropriate status code comments to customer accounts/invoices where necessary.
    • Analyze and initiate credit memos where appropriate.
    • Enter valid receipts for drop shipments/intangible items evidenced by payments or receiving documents.
    • Research, and obtain proof of delivery when necessary for resolution of supplier/customer issues.
    • Communicate effectively and courteously at all times and with all customers (internal and external). Maintain customer accounting contacts.
    • Identify problems or issues for past due invoices, correct and forward to the appropriate contact for problem resolution.
  • For Accounts Payable, the responsibilities include:
    • Enter valid receipts and other information for supplier invoices, supplier shipping notices, receiving documents, and credit / debit memos into AS/400.
    • Investigate and resolve supplier invoice discrepancies.
    • Investigate any returned supplier checks and refund checks.
    • Assist with credit card reconciliations.
  • Perform special analysis and other projects as required by manager.
  • Responsible for conforming to procedures and guidelines as outlined in the Employee Handbook.
  • Responsible for promoting an atmosphere of non-discrimination; the company is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Responsible to maintain and support Company standards and requirements as specified in the Quality Management System.
Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:
  • Prior Accounts Receivable / Accounts Payable experience
  • Good organizational skills
  • Customer service experience
  • Working knowledge of a PC.
  • Ability to work as a team player.

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Louisville, Kentucky

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