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Materials Manager

Job Description

This position 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 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.
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Published: 03/12/2018
Job Field: Supply Chain & Procurement
Location:
REQ. NO.: 18000754
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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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