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Materials Planning Supervisor

Location: Madison Heights, MI
Job Type: Direct Hire
Salary: $68,000.00 - $77,000.00
Degree: Bachelor;
Date: 12/6/2017
Job ID: 02548186
Job Description
Materials Planning Supervisor Summary: 
The Materials Planning Supervisor is responsible for monitoring the daily operations of the Materials Department. Leads, supervises and coordinates activities of the Materials Planners and Materials Supervisors.

Materials Planning Supervisor Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership to subordinates (Materials Planners and Master Scheduler) for individual and group development.
  • Assists with developing and reviewing the Materials Department policies and procedures.
  • Proactively work with suppliers and customers to resolve issues (racks, shipments, past due, etc.) related to materials.
  • Responsible for monitoring receipts, production, scrap, etc.
  • Responsible for the following budgets: headcount, transportation, overtime, direct and indirect inventory.
  • Leads continuous improvement activities for the department.
  • Ensures proper FIFO procedures are followed.
  • Monitors suppliers and commercial carriers to ensure that delivery schedules are consistently met and any error rectified on a timely basis.
  • Assist with running cycle count program to ensure accurate inventory accountability.
  • Assists employees with obtaining the correct PPE.
  • Follows safety regulations and enforces compliance with company safety rules and regulations. 
Education and Experience:
  • Bachelor’s degree (BS or BA) is required.
  • Minimum of four years experience in an Automotive environment.
  • Must have recent experience in Automotive Industry.
  • Excellent organizational skills.
  • Strong proficiency with computer skills especially ERP systems.
  • Excellent communications skills.
  • High level of business ethics and integrity.
  • Familiar with all TS-16949 policies and procedures relating to the Materials group (AIAG-MMOG, etc.).


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