Adient US LLC Materials Manager in Battle Creek, Michigan

Materials Manager - WD30037670074Adient (NYSE:ADNT) is a global leader in automotive seating. With 75,000 employees operating in 230 manufacturing/assembly plants in 33 countries worldwide, we produce and deliver automotive seating for all vehicle classes and all major OEMs. From complete seating systems to individual components, our expertise spans every step of the automotive seat-making process. Our integrated, in-house skills allow us to take our products from research and design all the way to engineering and manufacturing - and into more than 25 million cars every year. To learn more, please visit adient.com.Overview:The Materials Manager is responsible for the management of material, transportation and inventory needs of the plant. Accountable for meeting monthly goals and analyzing the performance of each measurable, while administering the department in an efficient and cost effective manner. This position has the authority to carry out the basic functions and responsibilities described and supported by the facility's organizational chart.Core Responsibilities:•Establish the data base parameters for Material Requirement Planning (MRP) and related production software systems.•Establish and maintain business practices, procedures and documentation that ensures control of supplier releases, incoming material shipments, receiving documents, inventory levels, material storage and movement and shipments to the customer.•Manage and monitor the activities of subordinates accuracy and integrity of all materials related to record keeping.•Establish goals and action plans for continued reduction in the cost of transportation, package handling, piece price and inventory levels.Additional Responsibilities:•Monitor and measure supplier performance to ensure compliance with established quality and delivery standards.•Manage the data and maintenance of the Bill of Material Database within the CSI system. This includes 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.•Other duties deemed necessary by the Plant Manager.•Has the authority to stop the production process if a quality or safety concern is noticed.QualificationsBasic Qualifications:•One or Two years related experience and/ or training or equivalent combined of education and experience in Materials Management.•MS Office and PC proficient.Preferred Qualifications:•Bachelor's degree preferred.•Three to five years of related experience and/ or training or equivalent combined of education and experience in Materials Management.Job Supply Chain ProcurementPrimary LocationUS-MI-Battle CreekOrganization Automotive Seating