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Materials Manager in Union, SC at Gestamp North America

Date Posted: 1/3/2019

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Job Description


Manage, control and direct the operations, activities, and personnel engaged in the Material Planning, Warehousing, MRO, and Production Scheduling.


1.      Develop, implement and manage policies and procedures necessary to ensure effective execution of material logistics functions;

2.      Create and maintain MRP and material systems that allows for efficient and accurate production scheduling;

3.      Maintain inventory levels which meet planned inventory turns. Maintain inventory accuracy through accurate inventory cycle counts, control systems, and corrective actions;

4.      Provide for the proper shipping and documentation of finished goods. Assure vendor releases are timely and accurate;

5.      Improve in-plant material handling and storage systems;

6.      Develop and maintain IATF16949 procedures for Materials department.

Job Requirements


1.      BS degree in logistics/related field or 2:1 ratio experience to education;

2.      10 + years experience in material control and production scheduling;

3.      3+ years experience directly managing material control activities;

4.      APIC Certification in Production Inventory Management (CPIM) desired;

5.      SAP experience required. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS & ABILITIES

1.    Experience implementing MRP systems in a production environment;

2.    Assertiveness, prioritizing skills, multi tasking capabilities;

   3.  Excellent oral and written communication skills are necessary PHYSICAL AND MENTAL REQUIREMENTS OF THE POSITION

1.      Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and the ability to adjust focus

2.      While performing the duties of this job, the employee is frequently required to stand, walk, sit, use hands to handle, manipulate, or feel objects, tools or controls, reach with hands and arms, climb stairs, talk and hear

3.      Employee must occasionally lift or move up to 50 pounds

4.      While performing the duties of the job, the employee is exposed to weather conditions prevalent at the time

5.      The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate

6.      The ability to listen to  and understand information and ideas presented through spoken words and sentences

7.      The ability to communicate information and ideas in speaking so other will understand

8.      The ability to concentrate on a task over a period of time without being distracted


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