Tekton needs an impressive In-Stock Specialist, someone who ensures that our purchasing operations run smoothly on a daily basis. You’ll work closely with our internal production planning team to set and communicate manufacturing and shipping schedules with our suppliers. You’ll need to be organized, attentive to detail, and quick with technology to be successful in this role.

Department: Supply Chain

Direct Supervisor: In-Stock Manager

Some specific role responsibilities

  • Manage purchasing, pricing, and demand data in our ERP system
  • Place purchase orders to suppliers
  • Send production and shipping expectations to suppliers
  • Attend regular check-in calls with suppliers
  • Update the company on current inventory levels and unexpected inventory situations
  • Create and manage import filings with US Customs for international shipments

Education, experience, and skills

You don’t need a specific degree or job history, but an undergraduate degree or equivalent experience in supply chain, operations, logistics, finance, statistics, data management, or related fields could be helpful. You should be comfortable working with data management systems.

Location and hours

This is a full-time, salaried position located in Grand Rapids, Michigan.

About the company

Tekton, Inc. is a family-owned company in Grand Rapids, Michigan. We’re dedicated to making the best hand tools you’ll ever own, and we start by designing the products that we personally believe in and want to own ourselves. We focus especially on tools used in mechanical and assembly work; our core categories include systems of hand drive sockets and ratchets, impact sockets, wrenches, screwdrivers, and pliers.

We’re proud of the remarkably smart, hard-working, creative people that make Tekton what it is. Our company is growing, and we’re excited to add even more impressive people to our team.


Think you'd be a good addition to our team? Submit an application today.

Tekton, Inc. offers equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, age, color, religion, sex, national origin, handicap or disability, sexual orientation, veteran status, or any other legally protected status.