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Assistant Materials Manager

United States - MI - Highland Park

Job Description

Assists the Materials Manager in all aspects of the material system by coordinating the activities of personnel engaged in purchasing and distribution of raw materials, equipment, machinery, and supplies by performing the following duties. 
- Utilizes and practices methods for continuous improvement: plans goals and individual development with supervisor; executes goals and development plans; keeps individual development record up to date  
- Tracks premium costs  
- Determines and publishes resource capacities for Customer Demand Review  
- Supports the development and execution of action plans to resolve resource capacity constraints, if necessary  
- Records “expedite” information for production scheduling  
- Assists in preparing instructions regarding purchasing system and procedures  
- Coordinates the preparation of and issuance of purchase orders and change notices  
- Reviews purchase order claims and contracts for conformance to company policy  
- Arranges for disposal of surplus materials  
- Designs and develops systems and procedures under the supervision of the materials manager to implement purchasing, production scheduling, inventory controls and traffic which assures the availability of parts, materials and transportation for an uninterrupted flow of materials for production in accordance with “Just-in-time” delivery schedules, while maintaining minimum inventories  
- Develops procedures and requirements for parts suppliers to improve timeliness of parts and materials delivery  
- Develops and implements visual inventory management systems on the production floor  
- Provides for the maintenance of purchased materials and supplies inventory to assure the availability of materials and parts required to fulfill the plant’s ongoing need for these parts  
- Ensures guidelines and follow-ups with suppliers provide cost savings while maintaining the even flow of raw materials necessary to produce the finished product for our customers  
- Assists in the development of inventory budgets for the purpose of establishing acceptable inventory levels upon which performance can be measured and operating controls affected; provides guidance to plant personnel for the management of inventories at approved operating levels  
- Assists in the development procedures to handle engineering changes during the model year for the plant, suppliers

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Published: 06/25/2021
Job Field: Procurement & Supplier Management
Location: United States - MI - Highland Park
REQ. NO.: YFREQ_21000844
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Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI)

Yanfeng Automotive Interiors (YFAI) is the global leader in automotive interiors. Yanfeng Automotive Interiors is redefining how people relax, work and play in their vehicle interiors – today and decades from now. Headquartered in Shanghai, the company has approximately 110 manufacturing plants and technical centers in 18 countries and more than 33,000 employees globally. They design, develop and manufacture automotive interior components for all automakers. LEARN MORE

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