BirminghamRecruiter Since 2001
the smart solution for Birmingham jobs

MPI Order Entry Specialist

Company: McWane
Location: Birmingham
Posted on: June 13, 2021

Job Description:

What We Live By……

The McWane Way is a core philosophy outlined by the founder J.R. McWane in 1920.  Today It encompasses Teamwork, Excellence, Leadership, Environment, Communication, Accountability, Safety and Trust.  All team members at every level are expected to know and work by these principles, values, and behaviors.  Most importantly, every team member is expected to be able to answer this question, “What does this mean for me?”  This is the all-important question because behavior is the best evidence of a living principle.  Join the McWane team on the journey to The McWane Way.


Who We Are……

McWane Inc. has a newly created division, McWane Plant and Industrial (MPI). This new division, based in Birmingham, AL, combines all Plant and Industrial Products in a single customer-focused package. We offer comprehensive solutions through an experienced team of professionals specifically focused on these two special markets. Our Mission is to be the Plant and Industrial supplier who is “easiest to do business with”.  We will make it easier to engineer, specify, and order components for plants.  We will provide greater support for smoother delivery, cost-effective installation, and start-up. Most importantly, we will build strong relationships with design engineers, contractors, plant operations teams and project owners to assure we are their first-choice supplier for both new construction and future upgrades.  At MPI, you will be part of a fast-paced, collaborative, start up where you can see, firsthand, how your work translates into positive results.


Birmingham, AL


Directly reports to:

Pipe and Fitting Group – MPI


Position Purpose:

Deliver seamless order entry, submittal tracking, and O&M manual documentation to support inside and outside sales teams at MPI. 


Position Summary:

Order Entry Specialist will primarily support the pipe and fitting function by entering orders and providing support on submittals and O&M manuals for projects. General support of the pipe and fitting team members.  Position takes reviewed orders (price, part number, etc) and enters them into the system against the appropriate customer account in a timely manner, while minimizing errors.  Position is office based, with normal working hours and is an entry level position to the MPI sales team.

 Required Qualifications:


  • High School education
  • High level of outgoing interpersonal skills and ability to communicate effectively.
  • Strong communication & organization skills
  • Ability to read and review.
  • Thrives in a team atmosphere.
  • General computer experience with some proficiency in MS Office, specifically Excel, Outlook, and Word.

Desired Qualifications:

  • Prior order entry or data processing experience  
  • Team player
  • Valid driver’s license with no major violations.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications including Microsoft Word, Excel, Outlook, Publisher and PowerPoint.
  • Proficient with Adobe Suites software.


McWane is a Federal VEVRAA contractor and an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to providing equal employment opportunity in all employment practices. McWane will not discriminate against any applicant for employment because of their race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, sexual orientation, disability, veteran or service member status, marital status, citizenship status (In IL - sex, including same sex, ancestry, order of protection status, physical or mental disability, military status, pregnancy, unfavorable discharge status, genetic information), (In IA - gender identity), (In CA - gender identity or expression, and genetic information) or any other category protected by federal, state or local law.


The above job description is meant to describe the general nature and level of work being performed; it is not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required for the position.  Employees will be required to follow any other job-related instructions and to perform other job-related duties requested by their supervisor in compliance with Federal and State Laws. Requirements are representative of minimum levels of knowledge, skills and/or abilities.  To perform this job successfully, the employee must possess the abilities or aptitudes to perform each duty proficiently. McWane Plant & Industrial. is an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. It is the Company's policy to provide equal opportunity for all qualified persons and to prohibit discrimination on the basis of race, color, sex, national origin, religion, age, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, citizenship status, or any other legally protected status. We maintain a drug-free workplace and reserve the right to perform substance abuse testing as needed.

Keywords: McWane, Birmingham , MPI Order Entry Specialist, Other , Birmingham, Alabama

Click here to apply!

Didn't find what you're looking for? Search again!

I'm looking for
in category

Log In or Create An Account

Get the latest Alabama jobs by following @recnetAL on Twitter!

Birmingham RSS job feeds