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Assistant Materials Manager

Company: Akebono Brake Corporation
Location: Glasgow
Posted on: May 16, 2022

Job Description:


Manage the materials function relating to the planning, sourcing, procurement, controlling, and

distribution of materials and products to meet company objectives and customer requirements.

Essential Duties/Responsibilities

  • Data analysis to ensure proper strategies are taken achieve company goals for inventory, material flow and proper scheduling.
  • Support the sourcing of new materials and suppliers as needed.
  • Production control and scheduling.
  • Manage the transportation, shipping, receiving and warehouse functions.
  • Supports APS and cost reduction programs.
  • Any discrepancy will be communicated to customer immediately.
  • Provides information and strategies for inventory turns, premium freight, and continual improvement projects.
  • Oversees delivery issues relevant to labeling, EDI, and delivery performance.
  • Assesses training needs of those associates within his/her area of responsibility.
  • Tracking the accuracy of delivery performance and objective evaluation of on time shipments

    Qualifications And Skills
    • High School Diploma or GED required. Related four year degree preferred. Minimum of five years materials experience with two years at materials management level preferred.
    • Knowledge of purchasing and inventory control systems and methods.
    • Working knowledge of P.C. and mainframe systems and applications in materials areas.
    • Proficient oral and written communication skills.
    • Working knowledge of P.C. applications.
    • Ability to work in a team environment.
    • Strong technical knowledge of MRP system.
    • Microsoft Office Knowledge

      Supervisory Responsibilities

      This position has direct supervisory experience. It will provide the team with direction and guidance to ensure projects are prioritized and planning processes provided are in place to ensure project deadlines are achieved. This includes selecting and hiring associates, training and evaluating associates to enhance performance, development and work product, as well as, addressing performance issues and making recommendations for personnel actions

      Physical Demands/Environment

      This position requires the following physical abilities:

      to sit; to use hands (to finger, handle, or feel), to reach with hands and arms, to stand, to talk, to hear and occasionally lift and/or move up to 25 pounds. In addition, the specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception, and ability to adjust focus.

      The physical demands described here are representative to those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

      Other Requirements

      There may be some travel required to other Akebono facilities, therefore ability to drive a motor vehicle and fly is required.

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