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Material Manager

All Star
Murfreesboro, Tennessee, United States
April 13, 2019

Posted By Premium Recruiter



Relocation – Temporary living – Fortune 500 Company, Excellent Company Benefits

Must have Automotive stampings or metals background no plastics.

Needs to be able to manage customers and employees. Very fast paced, demanding role but will once the right manager in place, pressure will diminish. Managing materials team (8 to include CSRS, outsourcing, inventory control specialist, etc). Indirectly manage both offsite and onsite warehouses – by managing the Warehouse Supervisors. Indirectly manage their staff to include material handlers, shipping/receiving.

• Minimum five (5) years experience in Production/Inventory Control Prefer some time as aManager/Supervisor Knowledge – What knowledge of methods, procedures, equipment/technology are required?

• Good understanding of production processes and material flows

• Sound knowledge of shipping and receiving practices, customs and traffic laws as well as expediting regulations, e.g. plant, truck, provincial, state, customs

• Familiar with the operation of equipment on the floor.

• Effective knowledge of MRP & ERP material systems

• TS 16949 and ISO14001 criteria

• Establishing priorities regarding production and/or distribution

• Reviewing costs associated with materials and manufacturing

• Monitoring the expediting process to be followed by the plant and trucking firms

• Deploying staff as a result of capacity planning for production schedules Understanding and use of relevant KAPS methods and tools in all processes, and adherence to applicable KAPS standards.

• Understanding and use of the applicable Shop floor and Office Management pillars and standards, and active participation in all applicable Shop floor and Office Management meetings and activities.

• Understanding and use of the companies’ behaviors in the daily relationship with other colleagues, customers and suppliers.

• Understanding, support and participation in all tasks, trainings and development topics that will drive the company towards Lean Excellence.

• Contacts–Establishes/maintains

• Members of senior management and employees at all levels of the organization

• Suppliers/ contractors

• Custom Brokers

• Transportation Companies

• Customers

Managers and Supervisors are responsible for: Setting a good example by using safe practices and following Company and legal requirements.

• Communicating actual or potential hazards to employees.

• Planning and organizing work in a manner that minimizes the risk of injury or illness.

• Providing employees with information, procedures, training, tools, and support to perform work safely.

• Inspecting work areas and correcting any unsafe practices or conditions.

• Commending employees on the use of safe work practices.

Completing incident investigations and implementing corrective action to prevent re-occurrence.

• Administering and managing annual departmental budget

• Accountable for ensuring delivery to meet needs of all customers

• Practicing Kan-Ban lean manufacturing philosophies when feasible

• Ensuring effective inventory controls are in place and followed

• Responding to requests for outside servicing e.g. customer concerns

• Ensuring container management is practiced for all customers

• Maintaining accurate records and data bases

• Maintain Supplier Evaluation System

• Employee participation in the ideas program Determines and/or assists in schedules required to produce customer products within negotiated timelines using computerized system.

• Plans requirements necessary for materials; capacities for machines and labor-hours to meet production schedule.

• Generates production schedules based on customer needs and on-hand inventories.

• Reconciles on-hand inventories with manufacturing/distribution inventories to reduce errors.

• Ensure inventory accuracy and levels for components, raw materials and purchased parts through cycle counting and regular system maintenance.

• Responsible to maintain accurate inventory storage locations and control with-in the facility.

• Responsible to maintain acceptable inventory levels (turns).

• Provides leadership for local purchasing activities.

• Manages all aspects of Suppliers (MRO & Production materials).

• Monitors and ensures all customer demands and ratings are met.

• Review’s routings & BOM’s of each component/product, part and inventory planning data.

• Manages all aspects of Customer Service, Shipping and Receiving.

• Maintains an accurate database of customers’ required documents.

• Ensures the accuracy of on-time deliveries, shipping quantities and tagging/labeling.

• Ensures accurate, timely electronic communication through ASN’s, DDL, SMART, and Bar Coding.

• Participates and assists in the implementation of Continuous Improvement and TS 16949.

• Produces daily, weekly, monthly reports re: inventory, supplier ratings, delivery ratings, etc.

• Attends Production and Engineering meetings on a regular basis.

• Provides training to new employees within department.

• Maintains a log of all premium freight charges, late/early or over/under receipts and reports on same monthly

• Conducts Layered Process Audits as required

• Contributes to a safe, clean and comfortable work environment that complements the Occupational Health and Safety Act by ensuring the principles of the 5S discipline (simplify, separate, sanitize, standardize and support) are supported and adhered to.