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Materials Manager

Company: HWX Enterprises
Location: Holland
Posted on: November 25, 2022

Job Description:

Position Summary:Responsible for the planning and coordination of all production activities to ensure that the company production targets are met and ensure that the entire production process runs smoothly and cost effective.Essential Responsibilities:

  • Manage and coordinate manufacturing activities within the production area to ensure the achievement of production and quality expectations.
  • In accordance with company policies and procedures, selects, trains, develops, motivates, reviews and monitors all staff to ensure effective and safe operations.
  • Establish department programs which support cross training, acquisition of multiple skills, teamwork and cooperation in group problem solving.
  • In conjunction with the objectives received from the management team and working with other departments, develop all planning for the production area on an annual basis.
  • Provide leadership for problem resolution to facilitate fast improvements and improved working relations between the production area and other areas of production.
  • Participate in continuous improvement and assist in its implementation on an ongoing basis.
  • Keep work area clean and well organized in a 5S manner.
  • Maintain safety standards in the workplace.
  • Ensure Quality in the workplace.Qualifications:To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.Education and Experience:Bachelor degree in business, engineering or an equivalent combination of relevant education and/or experience10+ years of experience in production, production planning (MRP), DDL and logistic preferably in an automotive industry.5+ years in production leadership positionJob Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:Knowledge: Knowledge of quality control, cost reduction, materials and productions processes; -Knowledge of press operation, machine and tools; Knowledge of inventory management & control; -Familiarity with the purchasing function and die tooling; Knowledge of lean manufacturing.Skills: Excellent organizational and leadership skills; Good interpersonal skills; Strong verbal and written communication skills; Excellent business planning and resource allocation skills to meet goals; Sets an example for coworkers, delegates responsibility and empowers associates to make decisions, takes personal accountability for decisions. -Abilities: Ability to formulate business plans with measurable desired outcomes, translates action plans into quantifiable and realistic goals with associated deadlines for self or others; Ability to define and solve problems; Ability to build and maintain strong teams; Ability to recognize people strengths and maximize their potential in their weakness.Training Requirements:
  • General Safety.
  • Quality System Awareness and Procedures.Physical Demands & Work Environment:The characteristics described below are representative of those encountered while performing the essential functions of this position. Reasonable accommodations will be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. - Physical Demands: -While performing duties of this job, would occasionally be required to stand, walk, sit, reach with hands and arms, climb or balance, stoop or kneel, talk and hear, and use fingers and hands to feel objects, tools or controls. Must occasionally lift and/or move up to 40 pounds. Employee may be required to climb stairs as needed to access various areas of the building. - Specific vision abilities required include close vision, distance vision, depth perceptions, and the ability to adjust focus. Overtime may be necessary as work load's dictate. This may include weekdays, weekends and/or holidays.Work Environments: Workers split their time between the production floor and the office area. They may be required to travel to and visit a customer's facility and/or production facility. - Job requires dealing calmly and effectively with high stress situations. - Employees may be subject to random drug and alcohol testing, pre-employment physical and background checks.Sign-off: The above is a list of activities routinely performed by this position and includes the essential function an individual must perform for the position. - The above list is not all inclusive and HWX reserves the right to add and/or remove any job duties as deemed necessary at any time.

Keywords: HWX Enterprises, Grand Rapids , Materials Manager, Executive , Holland, Michigan

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