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Senior Material Flow Coordinator

Company: International Automotive Components
Location: Southfield
Posted on: January 26, 2023

Job Description:

Position Description

  • Create plant lean material flow standards, to include:
    • Physical material flow from receiving, to the production lines and to shipping
    • Material handling equipment solution standards
    • Storage capacity, design/layout, purchased part & finished goods warehouse, work-in-process & lineside storage solutions
    • Warehouse management solutions
      • Material handling standards scope is greenfield sites, new programs, product transfers and continuous improvement
      • Define the material flow deliverables to be incorporated in the IAC program development and launch process (GDLS):
        • Roles and activities for key resources
        • Requirements for milestone/gate closure
        • Define KPIs and acceptance thresholds
        • Participate in program management milestone/gate reviews
          • Collaborate cross-functionally to define the warehouse management system (WMS) standard(s) to be implemented across all IAC manufacturing facilities globally:
            • Integration with MES and ERPs
            • Training
              • Lead the IAC manufacturing facilities through lean material flow continuous improvement initiatives:
                • Define material flow gaps to standard
                • Define the continuous improvement roadmaps
                • Identify cost saving opportunities
                • Determine priorities
                • Work with finance for budget approval to execute the priorities
                • Track and monitor plant progress
                  • Act as the Corporate Subject Matter Technical Expert (SMTE) for material flow activities:
                    • Support program management onsite for milestone/gate reviews
                    • Support the plants onsite with defining gaps to standard, defining continuous improvement roadmap and priorities
                    • Assist plant industrial engineers to achieve standard material flow objectives as required
                      • Material Flow Senior Coordinator will report to the regional supply chain leader
                        • The Material Flow Senior Coordinator will work cross-functionally with Program Management, plant Industrial Engineering, Supply Chain, Procurement, Finance, and IT
                          Education & Experience Requirements
                          • Bachelor's Degree in industrial, Manufacturing, Mechanical Engineering from an accredited university
                          • 10 years of complex manufacturing experience in a dynamic global fast paced environment, preferably automotive
                          • High level of interpersonal skills to work effectively with others, motivate employees and elicit work output
                          • Effective verbal and written communication, presentation, and meeting skills
                          • Good understanding of Manufacturing product launch
                          • Project management skills
                          • Travel required 20% - 30% of the time

Keywords: International Automotive Components, Southfield , Senior Material Flow Coordinator, Accounting, Auditing , Southfield, Michigan

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