Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
1. Assure that all material is available to support production
a. Coordinate processes for inventory reduction with TKMC Supply Chain Group.
b. Establish material pull systems whenever appropriate to minimize inventory levels. Determine the buffer inventory processes that are necessary to carry appropriate levels of inventory for the stores and installation centers. Establish min-max processes where appropriate.
c. Ensure incoming product is bar coded and scanned so that it is received and located on a timely basis, (within 4 business hours of receipt).
d. Establish bar coded locations so that materials and components can be located in an efficient manner. Standardize a location system that is used by all locations.
e. Ensure that materials are stored and staged on a timely basis so that the productivity of the shop technicians is maximized.
f. Available inventory on the production assembly line must be visually communicated to the production line technicians and to the material handlers so that materials stored at the point of use on the assembly line identify the number of days’ supply for each production item.
g. Establish an accurate and timely cycle counting process to validate inventory accuracy (using ABC approach) so that an annual physical inventory is no longer necessary.
h. Ensure best practices are being followed for storing materials shipped in bulk and per order.
i. Ensure processes are in place to allocate materials and components to bay jobs as well as line jobs.
j. Follow the best practice for managing and reducing offsite/slow-moving inventory so that cash flow can be improved.
k. Ensure that strong shipping controls exist so that all items shipped are billed.
l. Ensure that materials are inspected and rejected within two business days of receipt.
m. Ensure an RGA (Returned Goods Authorization) process is being followed so materials are being returned in a timely manner.
2. Ensure that material department employees understand the Spokane business software and have established programs to cross train employees in its use.
3. Manage vendor relationships to assure proper quality, cost and delivery of incoming material.
4. Regular and predictable attendance.
5. Work safely in a production environment wearing Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) when required.
6. Ability to interact with others.
● Experience in procurement and inventory control
● Strong PC skills, including a proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office
● Ability to confront and resolve problems while working as part of a cross functional team
Preferred Experiences and Training:
● Previous experience in automotive or truck equipment industry.
● Procurement and inventory control experience in a production environment.
1. College degree in business or related field and / or APICS certification or at least 4 years of experience working in the materials management field
4. At least 3 years of previous supervisory experience
5. Strong PC skills, including a proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office
1. Normal standing, walking, bending and twisting as necessary to perform job duties.
2. Exposed to normal seasonal temperatures.
3. Lifting/moving up to 50 pounds