Sr. Material Manager

About the Role

How you will contribute

  • Oversee and manage the daily activities of the materials and MP&L function to maximize scheduling and delivery of commodities to the customer.
  • Interface with customer to ensure smooth -coordination of scheduling and maximization of schedule adherence; provides input on local conditions, identifies needs and receives direction on real-time staffing increases or decreases.
  • Ensure materials supervisors, Shipping/Receiving Analysts and MP&L coordinators manage schedule adherence notifying and escalating within the facility as warranted.
  • Enact contingency plans as needed; escalates and directs activities during systems problems, disasters, etc.; identifies potential problems, troubleshoots, escalates issues to the operations manager, and participates in post-mortem analysis of problems providing input for future process improvements.
  • Review ongoing performance results to targets and takes corrective measures with authorization, escalate as needed.
  • Other duties as assigned.

Your Key Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, engineering, or related field.
  • Experience performing professional level operational and plant management duties; preferably in automotive or logistics industry.
  • Knowledge of principles and procedures used in material planning and logistics operations and practices.
  • Strong SAP knowledge
  • Experience working in a warehouse environment overseeing a department of approximately 250 employees.

Category Logistics

Function Clerical / Administrative

Req ID JN -092019-112440