Manager, Materials Management

$90,000 - $116,900 yearly
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  • Feb 19, 2021
Full time Supply Chain Transportation

Job Description

Job description
This position is accountable for managing and improving the materials management activities and performance for the Cooling business at the Olathe Plant.  Responsibilities include full scope of all materials transactional activities at the plant from receiving through shipping.  This includes warehousing both inside and outside the plant for raw materials, wip, and finished goods inventory.  The incumbent is responsible for continuous improvement activities in materials management yielding operational cost savings and lead-time reductions.  Requirements include knowledge of how to properly complete documents for both domestic and international shipments.  The successful incumbent will be able to manage the budget, implement projects on time, and deliver great customer service.  They will have strong organizational and communication skills, and be able to focus on details in order to ensure that all requirements are met for each receipt, transaction, and shipment.  
•Manage all material transactional activities from receiving through shipping
•Develop and implement inventory management continuous improvement activities related to storage management, transactional efficiencies, and inventory control/accuracy
•Responsible for the timely and accurate delivery of material for both domestic and international shipments
•Support the Sourcing Logistics Team on cost savings, preferred carrier and freight payment initiatives
•Ensure compliance of all documentation and packaging for domestic shipments, international projects and individual shipments (Ex:  Bill of Ladings, Hazardous Material Declaration, Harmonized Tariff Numbers, Commercial Invoices, Packing lists, Certificates of Origin, NAFTA documents, Inspection Requirements per Country)
•Understand the specific countries requirements when exporting to (EX:  ISPM-15 Wood packaging, legalization of documents, quarantined declaration required), and help train other logistics personnel, order administrators, project managers, proposal managers, and material managers regarding these requirements
•Manage packaging activities (crating vendors, package utilization, and truckload and container optimization)
•Deploy technology solutions (ie bar coding) where applicable to improve transactional efficiencies and accuracy
•Participate in the exchange of materials management best practices between Europe, Asia and North American Materials Leaders
•Provide SAP subject matter expertise at Olathe and other sites as needed
•Other duties as assigned
•Bachelor’s degree required
•5+ years of experience in warehousing, distribution, inventory management roles required; 10+ years preferred
•HazMat certification 
•Strong knowledge of SAP, Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, 
•Knowledge of international shipments and requirements helpful
•Understanding of logistics terminology helpful
•Experience implementing transactional technology in processes such as bar coding
•APICS (CPIM) or AST&L (CTL) certification highly recommended
Physical Demands
The physical demands described below are representative of 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.
•Sitting, standing, walking
•Occasionally lifting up to 15 pounds
•Ability to read effectively from a computer screen and/or paper copy
•Ability to handle a large volume of work and perform multiple tasks in a fast paced environment
•Ability to communicate effectively verbally
Work Environment
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
•Office environment with varying degrees of noise levels