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Country:  United States

Watertown, WI, US

Location details:  N/A
Employment type:  Undefined term
Full-time/part-time position:  Full time
Job code USA/CA:  US028305

Expedited Parts Analyst- Watertown, WI

At Konecranes, we believe that great customer experience is built on the people behind the Konecranes name – people committed to providing our customers with lifting equipment and services that lift their businesses. Everything we do, we do with passion and drive. This is what makes Konecranes a unique place to work.

POSITION TITLE: Expedited Parts Analyst


REPORTS TO: Purchasing Manager



Konecranes has an opening for an Expedited Parts Analyst to manage the Expedited Parts (VIP) program. 

This position will project manage the Region Americas Parts unit’s “VIP Program” which focuses on fulfilling emergency customer orders. This position is approximately 75% tactical and 25% strategic.  

  • Work with external suppliers and internal departments to quote expedited lead times to customers.
  • Follow up on all aspects of the order to ensure 100% on-time delivery. 
  • Communicate order status with internal sales teams and customers directly.
  • Collaborate with internal teams and external vendors to improve the flow of ‘VIP’ orders and shorten response time.
  • Submit monthly reports detailing key order metrics.
  • Ability to interpret component drawings and partner with engineering on make vs buy decisions
  • Identify and qualify new vendors to source various components
  • Create Purchase Orders and maintain pricing and other purchasing data in SAP.
  • Work with suppliers to resolve non-conformance products
  • Approve invoices for payment, and reconcile receipt and invoice discrepancies.
  • Work with Corporate Purchasing to identify and best utilize a network of preferred suppliers.
  • Identify and implement cost saving initiatives.
  • Evaluate effectiveness of suppliers in terms of (1) pricing and cost reductions, (2) on time delivery performance, and (3) consistent quality.
  • Work with customer service, and other internal groups to determine the best methods of supporting customers.
  • Some travel may be required to visit suppliers; other Konecranes locations as well as corporate headquarters for training.  Travel can be up to 15%.
  • Other duties as assigned.


EDUCATION: Bachelor's Degree strongly preferred in the areas of Supply Chain Management, Business Administration, Engineering or related discipline.  Knowledge of SAP, manufacturing processes, and technical drawings is preferred. 


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Konecranes is a world-leading group of Lifting Businesses™, serving a broad range of customers. We are truly a global company with 16,000 employees at 600 locations in 50 countries. For over 80 years, we have been dedicated to improving the efficiency and performance of businesses in all types of industries. We believe that sustainable growth is a result of a strong responsible performance.


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Nearest Major Market: Milwaukee

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