Materials Manager

Comprehensive Logistics   •  

Florence, KY

Industry: Transportation Services


5 - 7 years

Posted 338 days ago


  • ERP, MRP, and WMSexperience specifically in the areas of MGO, CMMS, and/or SAP
    • Utilize PFEP (plan for every part) for new model launches
    • Maintain accurate inventories and inventory control using a min-max and cycle count processes
    • Design and manage inbound transportation schedules to ensure a smooth flow of material along with dock utilization and manpower efficiencies
    • Understand the principles of material pull systems to support customer requirements
    • Manage and enforce material flow and traceability in warehousing environment using scanning technology and visual management
    • Establish and maintain process for re-usable container returns to Tier 1 supply base per customer requirements
    • Manage engineering change process to ensure breakpoints are achieved and communicated effectively
    • Effective training of all material staff ranging from clerks to managers
    • Resolve material shortages, overflow situations, and discrepant records effectively by root-cause analysis and document continuous improvement
    • Perform layered audits at multiple facilities and drive open items to closure
    • Document controlled processes for new and existing facilities, audit compliance, and follow up with change management as required
    • Establish effective KPI’s for each facility and monitor performance for improvement opportunities
    • Effectively communicate with customers to plan launches and resolve issues
    • Demonstrate team-building, leadership, and talent development / mentoring skills

Job Requirements



• Minimum of 5 years of experience in supply chain or operations within a high volume manufacturing environment in the automotive industry
• Minimum of 2 years of supervision/management of others
• Proficient in Third Party Services including value added assembly, sequencing, kitting, repack, deconsolidation, and bulk and small lot metering
• Lean material management principles utilizing consignment, pull systems, level loading, inventory control, JIT and MRP 
• Purchase parts, and contract management experience
• Import and export experience
• Knowledge and experience with material management features/modules in CMMS, MGO, SAP
• Strong skills in managing salaried and hourly employees and processes
• Proficient in Microsoft Office products to include: Word, Excel, Power Point, and Access                                                

  • Strong customer interfacing skills
  • Ability to work in a fast paced, dynamic environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong analytical, problem solving, and follow up skills
  • Exceptional time management, program management, and organizational skills
  • Ability to travel and work long hours as required to meet high demand launches