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Assistant Materials Manager

Company: Adient
Location: Georgetown
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:



Work with the Materials Manager for the management of material, transportation and inventory needs of the plant. Ensure team is meeting monthly goals and analyzing the performance of each measurable, while supervising the department in an efficient and cost effective manner.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Help establish the data base parameters for Material Requirement Planning (MRP) and related production software systems.
  • Assist with establishing and maintaining business practices, procedures and documentation that ensure control of supplier releases, incoming material shipments, receiving documents, inventory levels, material storage and movement and shipments to the customer.
  • Review the schedule variation of customer schedule changes and recovery of premium freight costs as required
  • Monitor the activities of subordinates accuracy and integrity of all materials related to record keeping.
  • Monitor and measure supplier performance to ensure compliance with established quality and delivery standards.
  • Oversee the data and maintenance of the Bill of Material Database. This included monitoring the performance of effectively date implementation changes to Billing of material and loading of new end items.
  • Minimize inventory levels on balance out parts and when appropriate, submit an obsolescence claim.
  • Maintain excellent customer relations including supplier delivery performance.
  • Reviews the job performance of each subordinate so that employee training and development may be utilized per Company policy.
  • Document and manage supplier delivery performance which includes on time delivery, shipment accuracy, packaging issues, etc.
  • Conformance to all BOS and IATF requirements applicable to position.
  • Safe operation of all material handling equipment and maintenance
  • Ensure timely licensing requirements and testing for all team members who operate material handling equipment
  • Review that all storage and racking safety standards are maintained.
  • Help establish and maintain business practices, procedures and documentation that ensures control of standard receiving procedures and reporting Receiving discrepancies,
  • Establish and maintain business practices, procedures and documentation that
  • ensure control of standard shipping procedures.
  • that ensure control of standard documentation and record keeping for returnable container tracking, including tracking of damaged containers and repairs

  • Establish goals and action plans
  • for continued reduction in the cost of packaging, material handling and departments purchase expense
  • for updating and identifying improvements for Indirect Labor Tool for managing material handling efficiency
  • to measure production down time caused by Material Handling and replenishment process
  • for continued reduction in the cost of transportation, package handling, and piece price and inventory levels.

  • Daily measurement of Truckload Utilization Management ( TUMS ) and report out to highlight potential cost savings freight mode changes
  • Reviews the job performance of each subordinate so that employee training and development may be utilized per Company policy.
  • Maintain compliance of all Company customs processes and procedures.
  • Actively participates in Health/Safety/Environmental investigations and the 8D process in order to develop root cause analysis for problem resolution.
  • Ensure required Safety Audits are complete for you and your team.
  • Reporting accidents, occupational illnesses, and HSE&E emergencies, and inform supervisor of known HSE&E conditions which could adversely affect other team members, Assets or to the public.
  • Assist the plant in achieving safety goals and achieving and maintaining AMS objectives.
  • EMS Job Responsibilities: Will follow and promote environmental management system compliance and commitment to resource conservation.
  • Working knowledge of customer specific requirements.
  • Any miscellaneous duties as assigned by your Dept. Mgr.

Qualification Requirements:

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. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Education and Experience:

Bachelors degree or equivalent experience in Materials Management.



Keywords: Adient, Lexington , Assistant Materials Manager, Other , Georgetown, Kentucky

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