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Material Control Specialist – II 187676

Greer, SC 29651

Posted: 03/23/2023 Industry: Automotive Manufacturing Job Number: 187676 Pay Rate: 34.35-USD 47.00

Job Description

Pay Range: 34.35-USD 47.00
A-shift hours- 8:00 AM to 5:00 PM– Monday – Friday (Eastern Standard Time)


100% onsite

Position Purpose/Scope:
Efficiently ensures availability of the right parts in the right quantity, at the right software level (E/E) and at the right time to support the Plant production program and Material Supply targets as they align to production goals.
Position Responsibilities:
Performs basic data processing and parameter administration in the Material Control System.
Controls part availability for on-going series production, parts run-in and run-out, and processing of technical and software changes within the scope for minimization of obsolescence costs.
Monitors internal supply chain processes impacting part availability line side throughout multiple departments including Procurement, Engineering, Assembly and other Logistics Departments.
Maintains and analyzes the monthly Supplier rating and yearly SUMIS (Supplier Management Information System) rating information. Initiates corrective actions with Supplier and required escalations as delegated by the Section Manager, Pwrtrn, BiW and Exterior Parts.
Monitors the training of new hires
Controls supplies and stock by timely planning the correct quantity at the correct software level of parts, while at the same time optimizing the stock on hand.
Performs interrogation of multiple data sources (GPS/TAIS/SAP) to ensure information integrity.
Ensures adequate information flow to keep management informed concerning E/E issues, following proper escalation procedures.
Overall, on-time execution of internal and external delivery requirements.
Coordinates efforts with internal and external customers to maintain parts supply to productions.
Interfaces with Procurement, Engineering, Physical Logistics, Assembly and Manufacturing technologies to achieve implementation of new software levels.
Ensures the availability of materials for future requirements at the correct software level.
Coordinates the economical transportation with freight companies to ensure timely pickup and delivery of materials with our Lead Logistic Provider (LLP) or Physical Logistics Group.
Previews inventories of parts on the floor and in the warehouse and makes computer adjustments as necessary to ensure accurate releases.
Coordinates internally with all departments and vendors during build outs, design changes and software level changes to provide accurate data to eliminate excess overages and shortages.
Runs Material Requirements Planning (MRP) reports, supplier releases and delivery schedules to ensure material availability.
Coordinates flash campaigns with Assembly, Engineering, Physical Logistics and contractor including line feed situations.
Determines flash locations (internal, external).
Coordinates mode of transportation changes.
Coordinates the hardware breaks and changes within the E/E team.
Reports to management on current situation, cost savings, obsolescence and other E/E issues.
Implements process improvements and cost savings.
Serves as a core member of the E/E coordination meetings (weekly CCB, CoC and SIT).
Coordinates I-Stufen implementation meetings for series and flash campaign meetings.
Performs other duties as assigned by the Operations Supervisor


Job Requirements

Position Competencies:
BA/BS degree in Logistics, Business Administration, International Business or 4 years equivalent
professional experience in Material Planning including Material Requirements Planning (MRP).
4+ years of related experience in Material Planning including Material Requirements Planning
Advanced = knowledge of computer skills including Microsoft Office, SAP, TAIS (preferred)
Advanced = communication skills both verbal and written
Advanced = German or Spanish language skills (preferred but not required)
Advanced = leadership skills 




Additional Information

HKA Enterprises is a global workforce solutions firm. If you're seeking a new career opportunity or project experience, our recruiters will work to understand your qualifications, experience, and personal goals. At HKA, we recognize the importance of matching employee goals with those of the employer. We strive to seek credibility, satisfaction, and endorsement from all of our applicants. We invite you to take time and search for your next career experience with us! HKA is an EEO Employer who participates in the US Citizenship and Immigration Services E-Verify Program.

Meet Your Recruiter

Sherry Jordan

Results driven Account Manager matching talented people to life long careers. This starts with conversations to uncover values, personal and professional goals, and develops into trust. I specialize in Account Management, Senior Recruiting for the German Automotive Industry, Engineering, IT, and specialized positions.

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