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Assistant Materials Manager in Columbia City, IN at Comer Holdings

Date Posted: 1/16/2019

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Job Description

Organizes and direct those activities involved in the procurement of raw materials, warehouse organization, and the sequencing and delivery of finished seats to General Motor’s Fort Wayne Assembly Plant all performed to assure plant productivity and profitability.
The Assistant Materials Manager is part of the Materials department and reports to the Materials Manager.
ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES include the following (other duties may be assigned):
Responsible for all material flow into the plant from the point of release at GM to material usage by customer.
Coordinate the activities of Materials and other departments: Production, Quality, Human Resources, Finance, IT, Continuous Improvement, and Engineering.
Control level of inventory to ensure plant hits its DOH targets.
Control releases to minimize obsolescence while supporting customer’s requirements.
Control BOM ensuring proper material releasing and accurate on hand inventory.
Act as plant Service Coordinator. Control, maintain, and process all GM service orders.
Coordinate, along with our 3rd Party Logistics Provider, all shipping and transportation needs between supplier, customer, and plant.
Participate in month end reporting.
Responsible for housekeeping of the shipping and receiving departments.
Assure adherence to the collective bargaining agreement.
Assume Material Manager’s responsibilities in their absence.
Assume Materials Scheduler or Specialist responsibilities in their absence.
Follow ISO14001 and TS16949 procedures/processes.
Actively participate in self-directed work team model.
Participate in plant recycling programs.
Perform other duties as assigned.
Contribute to the achievement of quality/management objectives by ensuring that correct part numbers are delivered to the line in a safe and timely manner as required.
Provide the leadership and direction essential to maintain the health and safety policy.
Evaluate the health and safety performance of subordinate supervisors.
Insist that safe work procedures be established and the employees follow these procedures and apply good judgment to the hazardous aspects of all tasks.
Participate in regular tours of the plant to observe health and safety conditions and provide positive reinforcement and instruction.
Ensure that prompt corrective action is taken whenever hazards are recognized or unsafe acts are observed.
It is the responsibility of the Assistant Materials Manager to take appropriate action and to effectively communicate where necessary and observations which may impact AA, LLC’s ability to manufacture a quality product and to achieve an on time delivery.  Individual actions which should be taken into account are as follows:
Initiate action to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformances related to product, process and quality systems.
Identify and record any problems related to the product, process and quality system.
Initiate, recommend or provide solutions through designated channels.
Verify implementation of solutions.
Control further processing, delivery or installation of nonconforming product until the deficiency or unsatisfactory condition has been corrected.
Assist in managing the Materials Specialists and Material Schedulers.
Carry out supervisory responsibilities in accordance with organization’s policies and applicable laws.
Responsibilities may include interviewing, hiring, and training employees; planning, assigning, and directing work; appraising performance; rewarding and disciplining employees; addressing complaints and resolving problems.
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily.  The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable the individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions:
Bachelor’s degree (BS/BA); four plus years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, or governmental regulations.
Ability to write reports, business correspondence, and procedure manuals.
Ability to effectively present information and respond to questions from groups of managers, clients, customers, and the general public.
Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.
Ability to apply principles of logical or scientific thinking to a wide range of intellectual and practical problems.
Ability to deal with nonverbal symbolism (formulas, scientific equation, graphs, etc.) in its most difficult phases.
Ability to deal with a variety of abstract and concrete variables.
Not applicable.
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to use hands to finger, handle or feel and talk or hear.
The employee frequently is required to stand, walk, sit and reach with hands and arms.
The employee must regularly lift and /or move up to 10 pounds, frequently lift and/or move up to 25 pounds, occasionally lift and /or move up to 50 pounds.
Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.
While performing the duties of job, the employee is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and occasionally exposed to wet and/or humid conditions and high, precarious places.
The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate.