MSC Industrial Supply
We partner with our customers to drive their success by improving the efficiency of their operations and the quality of their products.
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Who We Are

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

With more than a million product offerings and 75+ years of experience, MSC, a Fortune 1000 company, is a leading North American distributor of metalworking and maintenance, repair, and operations products and services. We help our customers achieve greater productivity, profitability, and growth through inventory management and other innovative supply chain solutions.

We care about our associates and have programs in place to help our 6,000+ associates achieve their potential. Our environment is fast-paced, dynamic and team-oriented. We offer a positive work environment, with people you like and leaders you can respect.

 

What You Can Expect

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When you join our team, you will receive appreciation for your contributions, training and professional development opportunities, and 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.

Inclusion

The MSC culture is one of respect, constructive collaboration, innovative creativity and genuine leadership. We win together through the combined experiences and perspectives of our diverse workforce. Our associates’ differences (characteristics, work styles, beliefs and backgrounds) make us strong and equip us to better serve our customers.

Community Focus

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Supporting the communities where we live and work is an MSC legacy established by our founder, Sid Jacobson, and remains at the heart of our company. We are committed to making a positive contribution to our communities by giving our time, talent and resources through partnerships with numerous outreach organizations.

Job Openings

Mgr, District Sales
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 :1547Employment Type :Full Time Job Category :Sales / Business Development Work Location :Indianapolis, INState or Province :Indiana (US-IN) Potential WorkLocation :United States : Indiana : IndianapolisBRIEF POSITION SUMMARY: The District Sales Manager (DSM) provides leadership and overall management of approximately 20 to 30 sales professionals within an assigned geographic area implementing the sales plan and ensuring attainment of revenue and profit objectives. The position is responsible for an annual revenue base of $6-$8 million serving approximately 1,500 to 2,000 customers within a district. The DSM is responsible for the addition of new accounts, customer and market penetration and for retaining existing accounts for assigned district.DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:Develops strategic sales growth plans in conjunction with the Regional Vice President (RVP), Sales & Marketing and Corporate Account departments.Responsible for developing, leading and maintaining an effective team selling function for successful company system business.Responsible for on boarding, and training as well as coaching and developing current and new sales personnel.Develops plans with the RVP on an annual basis and as warranted to improve performance to meet sales planCommunicates plans, goals and objectives effectively to subordinates to ensure effective execution.Directs and controls the activities of sales representatives within the region.Evaluates subordinate development growth and provides effective performance monitoring and correction plans in conjunction with human resources.Coordinates the hand-off of new customers to the appropriate sales representatives to ensure effective execution of the meeting and required service goals of the customer.Tracks, monitors and evaluates profitability of new and existing business and directs the pricing decisions of sales representatives to ensure that adequate levels of profitability are maintained in conjunction with zone management.Provides appropriate monthly internal reporting to management as required.Performs all duties inherent in the role of an MSC Manager including hiring, termination, review and development of associates.Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure fulfillment of MSC's vision and unity of purpose.Participation in special projects and performs additional duties as requiredEDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:Bachelor's degree or equivalent job experience required. An advanced degree is preferred.Minimum of five years of proven successful sales management experience to include a track record of achieving profitable sales growth and managing a team of experienced sales professionals with a strong emphasis on manpower and customer planning, engagement and building a team environment.SKILLS:Strong leadership, development and managing a geographic market and sales associates.Demonstrated success in selling value-added products and/or services within the industrial and transportation marketplace.Demonstrated ability to successfully manage team-selling activities with regard to value-added products and/or services.Strong maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) product knowledge with industry experience.Financial acumen and ability to manage P&L of district. Must have the ability and knowledge to read budgets and conduct financial analysis.Excellent organizational, communication, leadership, motivation, coaching, listening and planning and decision making skills.Ability to embrace change and create team agility while optimizing productivity.Ability to work independently under minimal supervision and build effective working relationships at all levels within the company.Must have the ability to communicate both verbally and in written format, and to access input and retrieve information using a PC or laptop computer.Strong knowledge of PC-based software including Microsoft Office literacy required.OTHER REQUIREMENTS:A valid driver's license and the ability to travel up to 70% of the time within the region and 15% of the time outside of the region are required.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 StatementAll 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.
Mgr, District Sales
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 :1547Employment Type :Full Time Job Category :Sales / Business Development Work Location :Indianapolis, INState or Province :Indiana (US-IN) Potential WorkLocation :United States : Indiana : IndianapolisBRIEF POSITION SUMMARY: The District Sales Manager (DSM) provides leadership and overall management of approximately 20 to 30 sales professionals within an assigned geographic area implementing the sales plan and ensuring attainment of revenue and profit objectives. The position is responsible for an annual revenue base of $6-$8 million serving approximately 1,500 to 2,000 customers within a district. The DSM is responsible for the addition of new accounts, customer and market penetration and for retaining existing accounts for assigned district.DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:Develops strategic sales growth plans in conjunction with the Regional Vice President (RVP), Sales & Marketing and Corporate Account departments.Responsible for developing, leading and maintaining an effective team selling function for successful company system business.Responsible for on boarding, and training as well as coaching and developing current and new sales personnel.Develops plans with the RVP on an annual basis and as warranted to improve performance to meet sales planCommunicates plans, goals and objectives effectively to subordinates to ensure effective execution.Directs and controls the activities of sales representatives within the region.Evaluates subordinate development growth and provides effective performance monitoring and correction plans in conjunction with human resources.Coordinates the hand-off of new customers to the appropriate sales representatives to ensure effective execution of the meeting and required service goals of the customer.Tracks, monitors and evaluates profitability of new and existing business and directs the pricing decisions of sales representatives to ensure that adequate levels of profitability are maintained in conjunction with zone management.Provides appropriate monthly internal reporting to management as required.Performs all duties inherent in the role of an MSC Manager including hiring, termination, review and development of associates.Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure fulfillment of MSC's vision and unity of purpose.Participation in special projects and performs additional duties as requiredEDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:Bachelor's degree or equivalent job experience required. An advanced degree is preferred.Minimum of five years of proven successful sales management experience to include a track record of achieving profitable sales growth and managing a team of experienced sales professionals with a strong emphasis on manpower and customer planning, engagement and building a team environment.SKILLS:Strong leadership, development and managing a geographic market and sales associates.Demonstrated success in selling value-added products and/or services within the industrial and transportation marketplace.Demonstrated ability to successfully manage team-selling activities with regard to value-added products and/or services.Strong maintenance, repair and operating (MRO) product knowledge with industry experience.Financial acumen and ability to manage P&L of district. Must have the ability and knowledge to read budgets and conduct financial analysis.Excellent organizational, communication, leadership, motivation, coaching, listening and planning and decision making skills.Ability to embrace change and create team agility while optimizing productivity.Ability to work independently under minimal supervision and build effective working relationships at all levels within the company.Must have the ability to communicate both verbally and in written format, and to access input and retrieve information using a PC or laptop computer.Strong knowledge of PC-based software including Microsoft Office literacy required.OTHER REQUIREMENTS:A valid driver's license and the ability to travel up to 70% of the time within the region and 15% of the time outside of the region are required.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 StatementAll 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.
Spec, Inventory Mgmt III
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 :1530Employment Type :Full Time Job Category :Inventory Management Work Location :Elkhart, IN (Branch)State or Province :Indiana (US-IN) Potential WorkLocation :United States : Illinois : Chicago || United States : Indiana : Elkhart || United States : Indiana : Fort Wayne || United States : Michigan : KalamazooBRIEF POSITION SUMMARY: Under limited supervision, the IM Specialist - Level III is an advanced inventory management specialist able to mentor and perform duties such as but not limited to: complex sales support up to the C-Suite level, complex installations and data collection, vending machine diagnostics and maintenance and training. The level III IM Specialist is expected to have a mastery of tasks pertaining to the installation and maintenance of vending machines.DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:Be proficient, able to mentor team associates and capable of performing vending sales support processes including but not limited to: C-Suite customer engagements, complex implementations, customer item data collections, solution discovery, asset tracking and management, cancellations, post-install support, etc.Supports all designated team goals and objectives.Supports the inventory management needs of the internal and external customer in a timely manner.Maintains accurate records following all MSC policies and procedures documented in the associate handbook.Assist with all phases of the IM Specialist new hire onboarding process when applicable.Interacts with customers and associates in a positive and constructive manner.In support of MSC's Lean initiatives, evaluate, document and recommend changes in methods and procedures to maximize efficiency and promote overall team success.Support Standard Operating Procedures.Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required.Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure unity of purpose and fulfillment of MSC's mission.EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:An Associate's Degree or the equivalent is requiredThree years of general sales experience is required (outside sales, solutions sales, etc.)Min 2 years supporting value-added customer solutions / inventory management programs requiredExperience troubleshooting hardware and/or software preferredKnowledge of MSC-like product lines/services & MSC experience is preferred**PLEASE NOTE: MSC associates having successfully completed three years on the inventory management team qualify for this role. Three years IM experience is equivalent to the requirements listed above.SKILLS:Selling & negotiation skills requiredOrganizational & time management skills requiredComputer literacy & proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet & presentation software required.Excellent oral and written communication skills requiredOTHER REQUIREMENTS:A valid driver's license & the ability to travel 75-85% including overnight is required.Must possess basic knowledge and use of hand and power tools.Able to perform physical activities such as lifting up to approximately 50 lbs.Ability to work in various types of industrial environmentsMust adhere to customer specific requirements such as wearing hardhats, safety glasses, steel toe shoes, etc.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 StatementAll 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.
Spec, Inventory Mgmt III
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 :1530Employment Type :Full Time Job Category :Inventory Management Work Location :Elkhart, IN (Branch)State or Province :Indiana (US-IN) Potential WorkLocation :United States : Illinois : Chicago || United States : Indiana : Elkhart || United States : Indiana : Fort Wayne || United States : Michigan : KalamazooBRIEF POSITION SUMMARY: Under limited supervision, the IM Specialist - Level III is an advanced inventory management specialist able to mentor and perform duties such as but not limited to: complex sales support up to the C-Suite level, complex installations and data collection, vending machine diagnostics and maintenance and training. The level III IM Specialist is expected to have a mastery of tasks pertaining to the installation and maintenance of vending machines.DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:Be proficient, able to mentor team associates and capable of performing vending sales support processes including but not limited to: C-Suite customer engagements, complex implementations, customer item data collections, solution discovery, asset tracking and management, cancellations, post-install support, etc.Supports all designated team goals and objectives.Supports the inventory management needs of the internal and external customer in a timely manner.Maintains accurate records following all MSC policies and procedures documented in the associate handbook.Assist with all phases of the IM Specialist new hire onboarding process when applicable.Interacts with customers and associates in a positive and constructive manner.In support of MSC's Lean initiatives, evaluate, document and recommend changes in methods and procedures to maximize efficiency and promote overall team success.Support Standard Operating Procedures.Participates in special projects and performs additional duties as required.Fosters the MSC Culture in the department and throughout the company to ensure unity of purpose and fulfillment of MSC's mission.EDUCATION and EXPERIENCE:An Associate's Degree or the equivalent is requiredThree years of general sales experience is required (outside sales, solutions sales, etc.)Min 2 years supporting value-added customer solutions / inventory management programs requiredExperience troubleshooting hardware and/or software preferredKnowledge of MSC-like product lines/services & MSC experience is preferred**PLEASE NOTE: MSC associates having successfully completed three years on the inventory management team qualify for this role. Three years IM experience is equivalent to the requirements listed above.SKILLS:Selling & negotiation skills requiredOrganizational & time management skills requiredComputer literacy & proficiency in word processing, spreadsheet & presentation software required.Excellent oral and written communication skills requiredOTHER REQUIREMENTS:A valid driver's license & the ability to travel 75-85% including overnight is required.Must possess basic knowledge and use of hand and power tools.Able to perform physical activities such as lifting up to approximately 50 lbs.Ability to work in various types of industrial environmentsMust adhere to customer specific requirements such as wearing hardhats, safety glasses, steel toe shoes, etc.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 StatementAll 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.
Inventory Control (Rochester/Concord NH)
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 :1554Employment Type :Full Time Job Category :Field Service Operations Work Location :Manchester, NHState or Province :New Hampshire (US-NH) Potential WorkLocation :United States : New Hampshire : ManchesterVendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Specialist ( must live in or nearRochester/Concord NH)Want to be part of a fast-moving, customer-focused, value-driven team? Come join our world-class group that is literally at the "tip of the spear" when it comes to delivering solutions to our customers. Execution of MSC solutions is what we are all about and the combined exposure to sales and supply chain will give you a tremendous opportunity for advancement. This is a very innovative team that is looking for someone to help us build our future. We seek a VMI Specialist-including military veterans with relevant experience-to establish productive relationships with key individuals at assigned customers and provide supplemental service support for outside sales associates in the areas of conversions, ordering stock, vending solutions, putting away orders, 5S handling of service and equipment, and expediting.HOW YOU'LL CONTRIBUTEEnjoy flexibility and tap your specialized expertise to grow with an industry leader.Travel daily in your company-provided automobile to support the implementation of Vendor Managed Inventory programs at customer locations in your territory.Ensure appropriate customer stock levels, generate new orders for merchandise, and obtain customer approval to place orders when required.Unpack orders, check accuracy of shipments, and put away stock at customer locations.Provide communication and feedback to sales representatives and supervisor as appropriate to ensure full customer satisfaction.Perform general (5S) housekeeping for service equipment and immediate area.WHAT IT TAKESThe service-focused, independent-minded VMI Specialist we seek should have these qualifications. Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Word and ExcelExcellent verbal and written communications skillsValid driver's license and the ability to travel daily more than 80% of the time within branch or market territory, including occasional overnight travelAbility to lift up to 50 lbs., based on customer needsHigh school diploma or equivalentSupply chain and process improvement experience preferredCustomer service experience, including one year of related industry experience preferredRelevant military experience a plusWhy 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 StatementAll 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.
Inventory Control (Rochester/Concord NH)
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 :1554Employment Type :Full Time Job Category :Field Service Operations Work Location :Manchester, NHState or Province :New Hampshire (US-NH) Potential WorkLocation :United States : New Hampshire : ManchesterVendor Managed Inventory (VMI) Specialist ( must live in or nearRochester/Concord NH)Want to be part of a fast-moving, customer-focused, value-driven team? Come join our world-class group that is literally at the "tip of the spear" when it comes to delivering solutions to our customers. Execution of MSC solutions is what we are all about and the combined exposure to sales and supply chain will give you a tremendous opportunity for advancement. This is a very innovative team that is looking for someone to help us build our future. We seek a VMI Specialist-including military veterans with relevant experience-to establish productive relationships with key individuals at assigned customers and provide supplemental service support for outside sales associates in the areas of conversions, ordering stock, vending solutions, putting away orders, 5S handling of service and equipment, and expediting.HOW YOU'LL CONTRIBUTEEnjoy flexibility and tap your specialized expertise to grow with an industry leader.Travel daily in your company-provided automobile to support the implementation of Vendor Managed Inventory programs at customer locations in your territory.Ensure appropriate customer stock levels, generate new orders for merchandise, and obtain customer approval to place orders when required.Unpack orders, check accuracy of shipments, and put away stock at customer locations.Provide communication and feedback to sales representatives and supervisor as appropriate to ensure full customer satisfaction.Perform general (5S) housekeeping for service equipment and immediate area.WHAT IT TAKESThe service-focused, independent-minded VMI Specialist we seek should have these qualifications. Computer literacy and proficiency in Microsoft Word and ExcelExcellent verbal and written communications skillsValid driver's license and the ability to travel daily more than 80% of the time within branch or market territory, including occasional overnight travelAbility to lift up to 50 lbs., based on customer needsHigh school diploma or equivalentSupply chain and process improvement experience preferredCustomer service experience, including one year of related industry experience preferredRelevant military experience a plusWhy 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 StatementAll 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.
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