Material Management Specialist

Position purpose:

The Customer Service/Materials Management Specialist is responsible working directly with customers and internal operations to develop and execute an efficient operations plan to meet all customers’ needs.

 

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Works directly with customers and internal operations to develop and execute an efficient operations plan to meet all customer’s needs.
  • Initiates purchase orders based on materials resource planning processes.
  • Ensures supply of material, optimum inventory levels and minimum deviation between planned and actual results. 
  • Responsible for entering production schedule into planning component of ERP system (Enterprise Resource Planning).
  • Responsible for the procurement of materials.
  • Responsible for the release of customer owned materials.
  • Calculates production consumption and enters it into our ERP systems as well as the customers’ systems.
  • Responsible for attending conference calls with customers and assisting in resolving any issues that may arise.
  • Develops positive customer relations.
  • Creates and distributes reports to internal and external customers.
  • Responsible for building and coordinating customer shipments.
  • Develops, maintains, and executes the end-of-run and cycle counting procedures to ensure upper 90 percentile accuracy of plant inventory.
  • Investigates all inventory discrepancies, determines the cause, and develops procedures to prevent future similar discrepancies.
  • Schedules, organizes and leads periodical physical inventories.
  • Develops and maintains superb relations with our customer’s accounting and audit departments.
  • Develops and maintains expert knowledge of all ERP activity.
  • Provides in-house support and training for ERP users.
  • Configures ERP system to provide for the needs of production requirements.

REQUIRED SKILLS & EXPERIENCE:

  • Three to five years of inventory control, physical inventory, cycle counting, and inventory analysis in a manufacturing environment. 
  • Experience in material planning, production planning, purchasing, distribution, or warehousing.
  • Ability to build relationships with customers, suppliers and team members.

Contact info:
630.237.3355

  • Apply with Adecco

Reference number US_EN_99_026837_1195897