Materials Manager - AUTOMOTIVE 8/11/2016

Automotive Company Kansas City, MO

Company
Automotive Company
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
28725246
AJE Ref #
575854303
Location
Kansas City, MO
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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RESPONSIBILITIES:

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Oversees and manages the daily activities of the materials and MP provides input on local conditions, identifies needs and receives direction on real-time staffing increases or decreases.
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Ensures materials supervisors, MP&L linkers and MP escalates and directs activities during systems problems, disasters, etc.; identifies potential problems, troubleshoots, escalates issues to the operations manager ,and participates in post-mortem analysis of problems providing input for future process improvements.
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Reviews ongoing performance results to targets and takes corrective measures with authorization, escalate as needed.
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Maintains a favorable working relationship with all other union employees to foster aid promote a cooperative and harmonious working climate which will be conducive to maximum employee morale, productivity, and efficiency/effectiveness.
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Performs other related duties as assigned

KNOWLEDGE REQUIRED:

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Bachelor's degree in business, engineering, or related field is preferred.
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7years of work progressive experience performing professional level operational and plant management duties; preferably in automotive or logistics industry
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Additional education, training and/or work experience in area of specialization inherent to the position may be required.
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Knowledge of principles and procedures used in material planning and logistics operations and practices