Materials & Logistics Manager

Location: Le Center, MN
Date Posted: 10-17-2018
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THE PURPOSE FOR THIS POSITION AND ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS INCLUDE BUT ARE NOT LIMITED TO:
  • Responsible for managing the Shipping & Receiving department, JDE Edwards (JDE) allocations and routing, material staging and WIP inventory.
  • Ensure factory is adequately supplied with raw materials and consumable production supplies. 
  • Work to manage down raw material inventories to entitlement levels.  Ensure FIFO and Just InTime principles are applied. Manage WIP inventory to prevent waste.
  • Responsible for managing all warehouse functions including materials supply for production, receiving of raw materials, shipping finished goods, inventory control, cycle counts and shuttling materials from the downtown warehouse.
  • Manages personnel to accurately and efficiently perform transactions in the JD Edwards system to ensure that allocation and routing are correctly processed
KNOWLEDGE/EXPERIENCE/COMPETENCIES TO PERFORM THE ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS ARE:
  • BA/BS degree in Business or related field is preferred
  • 5-7 years experience in productions planning, warehousing, and/or management in a manufacturing environment
  • Strong communication skills (verbal, written)
  • Intermediate computer skills- MS Word, Excel, Outlook
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Accurate and efficient; ability to meet or exceed deadlines
  • Proven management skills with the ability to optimize team performance and development
  • Excellent planning and strategic thinking skills
  • Basic knowledge of CI tools and lean manufacturing principles
  • Project management skills
  • Utilization of JDE Oracle or like inventory management system
  • Bilingual skills a plus (English/Spanish; English/Somali)

WE ARE AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER


 
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