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Materials Manager

United States - MI - Monroe

Job Description

The
Manager of Supply Chain Management 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.

 

Additional
Responsibilities

  • 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.

Your Qualifications

Education / Experience

  • Education Bachelor's Degree
    (B.A.) or equivalent in Supply Chain Management, Engineering or Finance;
  • 5 to 10 years of applicable
    materials management experience;
  • 5 to 7 years of formal
    leadership experience.
  • APICS (American Production and
    Inventory Control Society) CPIM certification.
  • Automotive or JIT broadcast
    environment experience.
  • Applied lean manufacturing
    techniques including value stream mapping, leveling demand, kanban
    calculations and techniques.
  • Experience with supply chain
    visibility tools.
  • Applied logistics routing
    solutions including milk runs, consolidation, and running ratios.
  • Trained in Six Sigma
    methodology.
  • Experience with QAD / MFGPRO.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of MRP /
    Order Fulfillment.
  • Demonstrated competency in
    MSOffice Suite products.
  • Above average communication
    skills - oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Superior organization, planning
    and delegation skills.
  • Superior process, analytical
    and problem solving skills - apply / execute formal techniques (e.g.
    Kepner Trego).
  • Superior leadership skills -
    influence all facets of the organization, mentoring, coaching and
    teaching.

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Published: 02/22/2018
Job Field: Manufacturing Operations
Location: United States - MI - Monroe
REQ. NO.: 18000499
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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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