Materials Planner

Company: Sodecia Automotive

Location: Centerline, Michigan, United States

Sodecia Group is recruiting a Logistic Supervisor to join Sodecia Automotive in Centerline.

Main Responsabilities:

• Plan the purchase of direct materials and cut plans so that it occurs within the expected quality and productivity standards, without exceeding the purchase limits established in forecast.

• Make an interface between Maintenance and Industrial Planning, aiming to schedule the production and fulfillment of the Company’s goals.

• To pass on the needs for changes in the production sequence according to the availability of materials, in order to meet the established delivery times.

• Follow the system update regarding the request for raw material and machine load, and the process of purchasing inputs, aiming to expedite their delivery to the factory on time.

• Submit management approval for purchases of alternative materials or deviations that may be necessary.

• Monitor and guarantee the economic lot of purchases, so that the materials are delivered on time and with the expected effectiveness, acting in case of need in the dialogue with suppliers to solve problems.

• Perform daily control of line stocks of materials, verifying the available quantities versus the stock policy and the sequence of orders to be produced in a way that makes it possible to control their stocks.

• Periodically carry out external visits to other companies in the industry to capture new information, solutions or innovations about materials and equipment that may assist in the Company’s production process.

• Monitor, through reports and graphs, the stocks of “raw material”, to analyze the real position in relation to the approved planning.

• Seek and apply improvements in the processes, products or services under its responsibility, aiming to guarantee effective results and safeguard the safety of the Company’s assets.

• Prepare reports and indicators for the sectors under your responsibility, monitoring and analyzing results, in order to ensure compliance with procedures, goals, and necessary corrective actions.

• Participate in the preparation and follow the budget plan of the area, keeping expenses according to the dimensioned values, monitoring results and looking for efficiency alternatives.

• Coordinate the drafting of the cut plan and carry out the dialogue with external suppliers to ensure compliance with the demands established within the established specifications.

• Ensure the development and application of new projects and processes, to ensure their proper implementation.

• Observe the progress and market practices, ensuring the necessary adaptation and evolution of the Company, to guarantee competitiveness and business continuity.

• Apply people management policies and practices, ensuring team development with a focus on results, ensuring respect for people and maintaining the organizational climate.

• Properly use PPE’s (Personal Protective Equipment), aiming to maintain protection in the work environment, avoid accidents and comply with safety and health standards.

• Know and comply with the Quality Systems in Environmental Management (EMS), Health and Safety and the internal rules of the Company.

• Ensure compliance with legislation, as well as the Company’s institutional rules and policies, with suppliers and external bodies, ensuring due ethical behaviour in the relationship with business partners, compliance with established standards, and ensuring the Company’s assets.

Skills Profile:
University degree in Logistic, Industrial Engineering or Management or Similar.

3+ yrs. of manufacturing-related experience with hands-on operational knowledge;
Experience in the automotive industry manufacturing environment is a plus;
Previous experience as a Materials Supervisor is a plus;
Experience working in an organization that has a well-implemented “Safety Culture” is a plus.

Will also accept any suitable combination of education, training, and/or experience.

Location: 24331 Sherwood Ave  • 48015 • Centerline • Michigan

Knowledge in EDI tools.

Will also accept any suitable combination of education, training, and/or experience.

Location: 24331 Sherwood Ave  • 48015 • Centerline • Michigan

Apply for this job

! Your first name is required
! Your last name is required
! Your email is required
Resume / CV
  • Dropbox
! Your resume is required
Cover Letter