Material Handling Manager 1 in Annapolis, MD

$80K - $100K(Ladders Estimates)

Northrop Grumman Corporation   •  

Annapolis, MD 21402

Industry: Aerospace & Defense


5 - 7 years

Posted 63 days ago

This job is no longer available.

The Material Handling Manager supervises employees who use a variety of equipment such as forklifts, conveyers, cranes, hand carts, and power trucks to move materials, parts, assemblies, and finished products or goods within a plant, office, or warehouse.

The Manager oversees the processing, packaging, and storage of supplies, materials, and equipment and may assist in selecting appropriate containers and wrapping methods for materials to be shipped or stored.

The Manager coordinates with engineers, shippers, carton manufacturers, and carpenters for special crating and packing requirements and supervises employees who maintain records and check invoices/bills of lading.

The chosen candidate will also advise management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided as needed and coordinate interdepartmental activity with quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, inventory control, traffic, etc. and schedule and expedite the movement of parts by means of move orders, stock transfers and requests for shipping orders.

Additional Roles and Responsibilities:

•Ensure inventory accuracy through regular review and resolution of issues

•Distribute various status reports to Operation's Program Managers

•Monitor inventory for regulatory compliance

•Monitor and ensure timely and accurate release of material to production

•Coordinate movement of overflow material to and from storage facility

•Support logistics and inventory needs for Government Property and Customer Furnished material

•Drive resolution of non-receivable material

•Manage the coordination of calibration process for approximately 2500 calibrated devices

•Monitor and direct daily shipping and receiving activities

•Plan, schedule, and execute the purchase of necessary packing materials

•Manage consumables and as required material inventory

•Ensure compliance to all regulatory and safety requirements

•Establish goals and objectives for the assigned team members

•Provide leadership that coaches, motivates, teaches and communicates

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Basic Qualifications:

•Bachelor's degree and 5 years of relevant experience. A High School Diploma/GED with 9 years of relevant experience will be considered in lieu of a degree.

•Shipping, receiving, and/or inventory experience

•Experience with an MRP/ERP package

•Strong computer skills

•Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance

Preferred Qualifications:

•Experience in a manufacturing assembly environment

•Previous lead or supervisory experience

•Extensive SAP experience specializing in Inventory and Production

•Experience in a government contracting/DFARS environment

•Experience with design and build of custom packaging.

Valid Through: 2019-9-16