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Material Specialist

Apply Now Apply Later Job ID 747889BR Location Kapolei, Hawaii, United States Business Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa Date posted Feb. 13, 2020

Job Summary:

This position will be responsible for coordinating and processing all material requisitions, inventory management and supporting engineering teams in procurement and purchasing activities.


  • Responsible for processing spare and replacement orders, researching problems and tracking orders

  • Processes, coordinates and expedites material requisitions for FOS and other related lines of business including reconciliation and processing invoices for material purchases through SAP

  • Responsible for procurement activities including text, e-source, WDC creation, and assists planners with stock and non-stock requests to support planned work orders.

  • Purchase Order (PO), invoice and payment tracking in Microsoft office applications, SAP and other systems

  • May support purchasing of materials for service stock and coordinates the efficient movement of materials with purchasing and customer base

  • May at times monitor inventory levels, excess and obsolete based on historical and current data. Utilize systems to initiate purchase requisitions as needed. Coordinates shipping and receiving with planners, Sourcing & Procurement, Distribution Services, and WDW shared services

  • Review ECFs and partner with local Planners and Engineering team to determine material impact on purchased materials to insure configuration control

  • Admin functions relating to Inventory management

  • Coordinates with support functions at WDW and DLR as necessary

  • Assist with on-the-job training for the first 90 days for newly hired Material Specialists

  • Adheres to all WDW Policies and Guidelines to include role specific such as Quality Assurance and Procurement Guidelines for Material Controls

Basic Qualifications:

  • 2 years of work experience in purchasing/materials control or related area

  • Analytical & administrative experience with a high level of attention to detail

  • Understanding of purchasing processes & procedures

  • Ability to use and master DLR Systems such as SAP, SmarTeam or related

  • Computer skills and strong proficiency in Microsoft office applications

  • Ability to work cross functional with other lines of business; Ability to work both independently and as part of a team

  • Must be self-directed, motivated with the ability to work and function with minimum supervision; Ability to multi-task and manage multiple projects

  • Strong critical thinking and problem solving skills

  • Strong communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Analyze problems and determine appropriate actions

  • Creatively and consistently pursues solutions to problems working toward continuous process improvement

  • Position includes both office (approx. 70%) and field work (30%) and requires occasional lifting and/or carrying up to 25 pounds

  • Must have a valid driver's license

  • Clean driving record for the past 12 months (no moving violations)

Preferred Qualifications:

Ability to multi-task and resolve problems independently.

Required Education

High School Diploma or GED

About Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa:

Combining the natural beauty and spirit of the Hawaiian islands with a touch of Disney magic, Aulani, a Disney Resort & Spa embraces and celebrates Hawaiian culture and storytelling. Situated on 21 acres of oceanfront property on the island of O‘ahu, the resort was uniquely designed for families to discover the culture, history and traditions of Hawai‘i against a backdrop of blue skies and beautiful views. Cast members are integral to bringing these stories of Hawai‘i to life, while upholding Disney’s renowned service and enchanting entertainment offerings.

About The Walt Disney Company:

The Walt Disney Company, together with its subsidiaries and affiliates, is a leading diversified international family entertainment and media enterprise with the following business segments: media networks, parks and resorts, studio entertainment, consumer products and interactive media. From humble beginnings as a cartoon studio in the 1920s to its preeminent name in the entertainment industry today, Disney proudly continues its legacy of creating world-class stories and experiences for every member of the family. Disney’s stories, characters and experiences reach consumers and guests from every corner of the globe. With operations in more than 40 countries, our employees and cast members work together to create entertainment experiences that are both universally and locally cherished.

This position is with Disney Vacation Club Hawaii Management Company, LLC, which is part of a business segment we call Aulani, A Disney Resort & Spa.

Disney Vacation Club Hawaii Management Company, LLC is an equal opportunity employer. Applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or protected veteran status. Disney fosters a business culture where ideas and decisions from all people help us grow, innovate, create the best stories and be relevant in a rapidly changing world.

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