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Materials Manager

Company: Job Juncture
Location: Covington
Posted on: April 2, 2024

Job Description:

Job description: Our, client a global automotive tier 1 manufacturing is looking for a Materials Manager to join their team. The Materials Manager manages the timely materials flow through the facility, including directing purchasing, receiving, shipping, warehousing, scheduling, and inventory control functions. Responsibilities: Direct the maintenance of a perpetual inventory of raw materials, components, and finished goods stored in the facility. Direct scheduling of machines and workstations to maximize the productivity of personnel and machines. Periodically/weekly compare future production requirements against available capacity and recommend action to be taken, if required. Ensure that all goods and services are purchased in accordance with company purchasing procedures and policies. Monitor and control the fiscal expense budget of the Materials Department. Assume a leadership role in the "TPS" and "TPM" programs. Design and support all programs related to goals of cash management and inventory reduction. Prepare monthly reports and QOS data. Ensure FIFO is performed on all finished goods, raw materials, and purchased components. Maintain warehouse equipment (i.e., forklifts, racks, docks, and dock doors). Act as primary liaison between the company and the customers. Ensure timeliness and accuracy in all aspects of shipping and EDI. Manage supervisors who supervise team members in scheduling, planning, procurement, shipping, receiving, and data entry personnel in the Materials Department. Is responsible for the overall direction, coordination, and evaluation of these units. Maintain regular attendance and punctuality. Qualifications: Bachelor's degree (B. S. or B. A.) from an accredited four-year college or university; and five plus years related experience and/or training, including supervisory experience; or equivalent combination of education and experience. Proficiency in Microsoft Office applicationsWord, Excel, Access, Microsoft Outlook, Internet software; Inventory software; Manufacturing software and personal computer skills, especially electron ordering system. Experience with EDI, MRP, MDS and ERP systems (Oracle). Strong leadership skills with excellent communication and organizational skills are required. Ability to build relationships with the corporate headquarters as well as with Materials Managers at other company facilities. Manufacturing industry experience required. Automotive industry experience a plus. Understanding of lean manufacturing principles (5S, Six Sigma, Kaizen, continuous improvement, TPM, TPS) Why is This a Great Opportunity: This position reports directly to the Plant Manager and has potential for growth Manages a large team. This plant is their largest plant-high visibility

Keywords: Job Juncture, Covington , Materials Manager, Executive , Covington, Kentucky

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