Under general supervision of the Plant Manager, is responsible for the overall control and movement of materials in and out of plants. Directs and administers purchasing, production scheduling and control, inventory and warehouse stock control, warehousing sales order entry, customer service, traffic and shipping.
ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:
Plans and organizes activities of material control department to best utilize personnel to achieve short & long range goals.
Provides for training of department personnel.
Ensures that standard procedures are followed in connection of purchases of material and services.
Participates in preparations of annual forecasts with the sales division.
Devises methods and policies ensuring most efficient and economical movement of all material in and out of plants.
Analyzes and evaluates inventory and delivery problems and recommends solutions.
Coordinates functions related to production and inventory control, and reviews completed sales orders.
Has authority to assign work assignments within department.
Maintains liaison among plants, sales divisions, and warehouses to provide efficient customer delivery service.
Has authority to make decisions regarding materials and delivery. Participates in capital purchases.
Authorized to purchase materials, supplies, and our processing not on established blanket orders.
This is done through communication with corporate Materials Control.
Lead and support LTA, MOS and Continuous Improvement programs.
Performs other essential functions as assigned.
JOB QUALIFICATION REQUIREMENTS:
Prefer Bachelors degree in business or operations and at least eight years experience, preferably with an automotive supplier.
Ability to understand and execute contracts relating to materials purchases and deliveries.
MAJOR PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS:
Employee is required to stand, walk, push, pull, reach overhead, and bend to the floor.
May exert up to 20 pounds of force on occasion.
Normal office environment.
May be subject to plant conditions such as loud noise due to operating of machinery, physical hazards due to operating and moving machinery, and breathing fumes and dust.
The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)
Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities