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NATIONAL WASTE ASSOCIATES in GLASTONBURY, CT

Hiring Multiple Positions, Multiple Levels

 

National Waste Associates is a privately owned, dynamic company built on 4 generations of waste removal experience. NWA completely manages the waste streams of organizations with multiple locations, typically 100 to 5,000. NWA caters to customers who require high-quality service that allows them to focus on their own business rather than the waste removal business. We have evolved to the ‘heavy duty’ strength of waste removal management as we routinely repair broken programs or start challenging new programs.

As a trusted service provider NWA delivers results with confidence and speed. We leverage cutting-edge technology, unique data, vendor and location analytics to negotiate and establish the best solutions for our clients who want individualized strategies and results. Due to recent growth, we need QUALIFIED people!
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JUNIOR VENDOR SERVICES REPRESENTATIVE

The Junior Vendor Services Representative is a growth position assisting the Vendor Services team. This is a key support role that includes a broad range of tasks and provides detailed support to individual projects and processes.

Job Summary:
• Transmit contracts to vendors and confirm receipt
• Recreate contracts using Excel
• Review contracts for alterations
• Maintain contract logs and reports
• Maintain vendor information in database
• Assist VSR’s with processing bulk pickups and other junior purchasing duties
• Work on special projects as needed

Qualifications:
• AS degree or working towards degree completion
• Strong computer skills including Excel and the ability to quickly learn and use our database system
• Excellent interpersonal (written and verbal) communication skills
• Strong organizational skills, attention to detail, ability to multitask and meet deadlines
• Builds positive team spirit by developing constructive and cooperative working relationships to effectively reach production goals and objectives

Preferred:
• Experience dealing with multiple vendors and contracts
• Knowledge of waste industry experience
• Experience with AS400 system

Compensation: $15 – $17/ hour, 40 hour work week M-F.

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to HR@nationalwaste.com

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PROCUREMENT SPECIALIST

The Procurement Specialist is responsible for day-to-day negotiations of waste & recycling services from a network of service providers. This is the right opportunity for you if you have the ability to multi-task, while staying very detail oriented and have the desire to work in a fast-paced environment.

Job Summary:
• Develop and maintain long lasting relationships with internal service providers and Account Managers
• Efficiently prioritize tasks based on client and internal customer expectations.
• Negotiate vendor costs and Process Service Level requests for all services as needed, accurately and on time.
• Obtain signed contracts from vendors and ensure compliance through the course of the agreement.
• Negotiate and resolve billing discrepancies in a timely manner
• Evaluate incoming requests and prioritize based on company needs, as well as keep the Customer Service team informed of progress
• Work on bidding projects to obtain cost savings for current and potential clients.

Qualifications:
• Bachelor’s Degree required
• Proficient in all purchasing functions, including a history of successful pricing and billing negotiations with various vendors
• Must have 2+ years experience as a Purchasing Agent or equivalent
• Strong analytical and Multi-tasking skills
• Highly organized and a timely and effective communicator
• Ability to follow up on task through completion
• Capable of prioritizing work, thinking outside the box, ability to make quick decisions.
• Must have basic understanding of contracts and be able to proof & interpret language
• Expertise in Microsoft Excel and Word required

Preferred:
• AS-400 procurement system experience preferred
• Waste Industry experience a plus

Compensation:
$18-$21 per hour, 40 hour M-F workweek

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to HR@nationalwaste.com

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SR. PROGRAMMER ANALYST – RPG/AS400

We are currently seeking a Sr. Programmer Analyst’s to help design, develop, document analyze, create, test and modify company’s software system, which is built on an on-site AS400 platform, mostly in RPG IV with some RPG III. This role is a mix of development, analysis, application implementation, but will also include general end user support with our computer systems.

The Sr. Programmer Analyst will support the IT Manager and the entire organization in achieving overall goals. The Sr. Programmer Analyst will work with end users; scoping out new requests for new systems, and upgrades and fixes to current systems. This will include programming, testing, setting up test scenarios for end users and ultimately implementing into production, while providing detailed training documentation on system changes & supporting end users through implementation.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Analyze user requests to design and implement system improvements
  • Able to review RPG III & IV code, database files & reports related to work flow
  • Develop training materials to support end user training and development
  • Prepare test data and analyze program performance during testing
  • Communication daily project status and program status reports
  • Research system problems and implement solutions
  • Interface and facilitate multi-departmental initiatives
  • General IT support knowledge to support end users

Required Experience:

  • Bachelor in Computer Science, or related field experience
  • Four (4) years of programming and AS400 systems design in RPG, RPG IV, & CL
  • Excellent knowledge using Windows Operating Systems
  • Excellent written/verbal communication, analytical and design skills

Preferred Experience (not required):

  • Javascript / HTML
  • SQL Databases
  • FTP & ODBC Secure Connections
  • EDI Billing Conversions
  • Network Administration

Who are you:

  • Self-motivated, versatile with a strong work ethic
  • Excellent problem-solver who regularly interacts with users
  • Follows structured methodologies well with clear documentation

To apply: Email resume and cover letter to HR@nationalwaste.com