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Materials & Logistics Manager

Job Description

The Materials Manager & Logistics is 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.

  • Ensure on-time delivery of customer orders.
  • Optimize personnel, equipment, freight and inventories.
  • Acquire materials on time.
  • Anticipate and resolve problems with short-term and permanent corrective action.
  • Select, motivate, train and ensure development of a competent department and material handling staff.
  • Monitor and ensure departmental personnel conform to company policies and procedures while maintaining a safe and cost efficient environment at all time.
  • Be familiar with and ethically operate in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, and governmental procedures relative to purchasing and financial reporting activities.
  • Establish, monitor and control department budget that will effectively contribute to the overall manufacturing objectives and plant / business unit and company goals.
  • Employ techniques / methods for effective problem solving and continuous improvement.
  • Implement purchasing, production scheduling, logistics and inventory control processes which ensures the availability of materials for an uninterrupted flow of production in accordance with delivery schedules, while maintaining minimum inventories.
  • 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.
  • Manage the most economical inbound / outbound transportation routes, looking for opportunities to combine shipments, milk runs, and warehouse consolidation and distribution.
  • Any and all other duties assigned by manager.

Your Qualifications

  • Bachelor's Degree or equivalent in Supply Chain Management, Engineering or Finance.

  • Five to ten years of applicable materials management experience.

  • Five to seven years of formal leadership experience.
  • Automotive or JIT broadcast environment experience.

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Published: 06/25/2018
Job Field: Supply Chain & Procurement
Location:
REQ. NO.: 18002178
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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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