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Material Handling Supervisor
Novi, MI

Position No Longer Open

Posted 8/07/2018

Required Skills

  • 4 Year degree in Business Administration or related field
  • 6 – 10 year previous experience in Material Management and inventory control in a just in time environment
  • Detailed understanding and experience working with MRP systems
  • Working knowledge of MS Office, Word, and Excel
  • Able to work in a rapidly changing environment
  • Ability to process time sensitive information and orders and meet deadlines
  • Ability to accurately communicate to co-workers and management
  • Accurate Document Control
  • Effective verbal and written communications

Job Description

  • Train and monitor the functional areas of Material Handling within the plant to insure that all inventory transactions and material delivery are performed correctly and on a timely basis
  • Create comprehensive 5s plan and material storage multi-shift operation
  • Supervise all cycle counts and physical inventory activities
  • Support materials team in directing CUM reconciliations and reconciling all material and containers
  • Manage container return and or repair process (Container Management)
  • Drive corrective actions and resolve inventory discrepancies for all material and containers
  • Supervise counts and the weighing of incoming / outgoing material from Plant to Plant and Outside Processors / Suppliers
  • Work with Operations and Engineering to establish work cell lay out and line side presentation
  • Drive performance and continuous improvement process
  • Assist / support packaging engineer with Container / Dunnage specifications and requirements
  • Monitor and investigate negative inventory report
  • Lead effort to organize visual inventory systems on the shop floor
  • Work with program management and the Engineering group to resolve any and all edit report items
  • Coordinate effective ECN, new model launch and (Build Out) projects
  • Assist Schedulers in establishing Min Max Levels and Kan Ban where feasible
  • Assist and support process creation and or updates as required
  • Establish and enforce FIFO and Stock rotation initiatives
  • Direct label changes and repack activities as required
  • Will perform additional duties as directed by Supply Chain Manager
  • This job description in no way states or implies that these are the only duties to be performed by this employee
  • The employee is expected to perform other duties necessary for the effective operation of the department or unit
  • General Housekeeping duties of own work area
  • The Material Supervisor will be cross trained as the back fill for Customer Service and Material Planner respectively
  • Drive system and or continuous process improvements with suggestions quarterly

Reliance One, Inc. provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants for employment and prohibits discrimination and harassment of any type without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, national origin, disability status, genetics, protected veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other characteristic protected by federal, state or local laws.


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