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Manager Materials Management

Company Name:
KWKS Executive Search
Job Description
Manager Materials Management - 116399
a global multi-industrial company with core businesses in the automotive, building and energy storage industries. Our 170,000 employees create quality products and services to optimize energy and operational efficiencies of buildings, energy storage and interior systems for automobiles. Through our growth strategies and by increasing market share we are committed to delivering value to shareholders and making our customers successful.an equal employment opportunity and affirmative action employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, protected veteran status, status as a qualified individual with a disability or any other characteristic protected by law.
1.1 Responsible for the overall materials function and coordinating the efforts of Production Control, Shipping, Receiving and Inventory Control; to ensure an orderly and cost effective system is developed and maintained which will enable production and sales goals to be met while minimizing freight dollars and inventory days on hand. Main objectives are to (1) Ensure on-time delivery of customer orders; (2) Optimize personnel, equipment, freight and inventories; (3) Acquire materials on-time; (4) Anticipate and resolve problems with short-term and permanent corrective action.
2.0 Essential Duties and Responsibilities
2.1 Select, motivate, train and ensure development of a competent departmental and shipping/receiving staff.
2.2 Monitor and ensure departmental personnel conform to company policies and procedures while maintaining a safe and cost efficient environment at all time.
2.3 Be familiar with and ethically operate in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and governmental procedures relative to purchasing and financial reporting activities.
2.4 Establish, monitor and control department budget that will effectively contribute to the overall manufacturing objectives and plant / business unit and company goals.
2.5 Employ techniques / methods for effective problem solving and continuous improvement.
2.6 Implement procurement, production scheduling, logistics and inventory control processes which ensures the availability of materials for an uninterrupted flow of production in accordance with Just-In-Time delivery schedules, while maintaining minimum inventories.
2.7 Assist with the development of inventory and freight budgets for the purpose of establishing acceptable inventory levels and freight spend upon which performance can be measure and operating controls affected.
2.8 Manage the most economical inbound / outbound transportation routes, looking for opportunities to combine shipments, milk runs, and warehouse consolidation and distribution.
2.9 Assist with coordination of engineering changes, product balance outs and new product launches, within the plant system, with suppliers and customer, to insure orderly and timely transition in the flow of materials and production.
2.10 Utilize Supplier Standards Manual and Statement of Work to improve the capability of suppliers while maintaining the flow of raw materials necessary to produce the finished product.
2.11 Assists Plant Engineering and Plant Quality as required in resolving the disposition of substandard or rejected materials.
2.12 Responsible for establishing optimum stores locations, methods for handling (conveyance), proximity, and visual management.
2.13 Determine and maintain appropriate material handling equipment and staffing levels required to load, unload, move and store materials.
Coordinates all Supply Chain Analysts, Schedulers team activities, and supervise all Shipping/Receiving activities.
Qualifications
Responsible for the overall materials function and coordinating the efforts of Production Control, Shipping, Receiving and Inventory Control; to ensure an orderly and cost effective system is developed and maintained which will enable production and sales goals to be met while minimizing freight dollars and inventory days on hand. Main objectives are to (1) Ensure on-time delivery of customer orders; (2) Optimize personnel, equipment, freight and inventories; (3) Acquire materials on-time; (4) Anticipate and resolve problems with short-term and permanent corrective action.
2.0 Essential Duties and Responsibilities
2.1 Select, motivate, train and ensure development of a competent departmental and shipping/receiving staff.
2.2 Monitor and ensure departmental personnel conform to company policies and procedures while maintaining a safe and cost efficient environment at all time.
2.3 Be familiar with and ethically operate in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and governmental procedures relative to purchasing and financial reporting activities.
2.4 Establish, monitor and control department budget that will effectively contribute to the overall manufacturing objectives and plant / business unit and company goals.
2.5 Employ techniques / methods for effective problem solving and continuous improvement.
2.6 Implement procurement, production scheduling, logistics and inventory control processes which ensures the availability of materials for an uninterrupted flow of production in accordance with Just-In-Time delivery schedules, while maintaining minimum inventories.
2.7 Assist with the development of inventory and freight budgets for the purpose of establishing acceptable inventory levels and freight spend upon which performance can be measure and operating controls affected.
2.8 Manage the most economical inbound / outbound transportation routes, looking for opportunities to combine shipments, milk runs, and warehouse consolidation and distribution.
2.9 Assist with coordination of engineering changes, product balance outs and new product launches, within the plant system, with suppliers and customer, to insure orderly and timely transition in the flow of materials and production.
2.10 Utilize Supplier Standards Manual and Statement of Work to improve the capability of suppliers while maintaining the flow of raw materials necessary to produce the finished product.
2.11 Assists Plant Engineering and Plant Quality as required in resolving the disposition of substandard or rejected materials.
2.12 Responsible for establishing optimum stores locations, methods for handling (conveyance), proximity, and visual management.
2.13 Determine and maintain appropriate material handling equipment and staffing levels required to load, unload, move and store materials.
Coordinates all Supply Chain Analysts, Schedulers team activities, and supervise all Shipping/Receiving activities.

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