Materials Specialist

  • Post Date: 2019-05-14
  • 11128
Job Description

Our client is a fast-growing manufacturer located near Tilbury, ON. Due to their continued expansion and increased market share, they are looking to add a Materials Specialist to their team.

Reporting to the Materials Supervisor, the Materials Specialist is primarily responsible for developing and maintaining the primary production schedule and manage the day-to-day production workflow.
Specific duties include:

– Developing and maintain inventory levels
– Working closely with suppliers to alleviate any shipping delays and or other concerns.
– Advise management of the status of material flow and any potential problems to ensure that materials and services are provided as needed
– Resin ordering and re-ordering
– Main contact with steel component suppliers
– Provide solutions to planned scheduling conflicts immediately
– Provide alternative scheduling for conflicts that arise
– Ensure scheduling deadlines are met
– Work with department supervisors or other personnel to assess progress and discuss needed changes with scheduling
– Identify and implement planning systems and process improvements
– Participate in APQP process
– Work to stabilize the schedule to promote company operations efficiency and effective operations.
– Collaborate with departments involved and lead necessary meetings if the plan must be changed.
The ideal candidate will possess:
– Minimum 3 years of material coordination experience in a manufacturing environment
– Willingness to work a flexible schedule (be available for overtime when required)
– Effective attention to detail and a high degree of accuracy
– Working knowledge of MRP, ERP systems
– Sound planning, prioritization, and execution skills
– Able to effectively communicate both verbally and in writing
– Strong problem identification and problem resolution skills
– High level of proficiency with Microsoft Office productivity suite, with advanced excel skills
– Knowledge of all material functions including material flow, BOMs and Routers, suppliers, transportation, warehousing, inventory, purchasing, and finance.

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