2018-09-21

Materials & Logistics Automotive Director Top of
Job Opportunity at 7 Solutions USA

Posted on Sep 21

http://www.7solutionsusa.com/    +1 (615) 952-3771

Location: Grand Rapids, MI
Job Type: Full Time
Job ID: W4168232

Materials & Logistics Automotive Director – Top of your game 
Job Code (02623744)
Location:   Grand Rapids grater area
 
Salary:       $200,000.00 - $215,000.00
Full Benefits:      Yes
Interview Exp:   Yes
Relo Exp:  Yes
         
Industries: Tier #1 Automotive
  • This position will be the BMW Materials/Logistics subject matter expert 
  • Must have a stable over-all career path
FOCUS
  • Must have recent manufacturing support experience with BMW      
  • Are you at the top of your game – let’s see how good you are!!!
 
 
Job Description
Materials & Logistics Director – Automotive Components Summary:
The Materials Director will have a strategic focus with tactical responsibilities.  They must have an advanced broad-based supply chain management, process development and manufacturing operations knowledge.  
They will drive key metric and cost reductions within the supply chain operations. 
 
 
  • Materials & Logistics Director Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for supply chain and logistics management. 
  • Implement tools and processes that improve operating efficiency and reduce cost within operations and supporting supply chains. 
  • Assist with the development of inventory and freight goals. 
  • Seek to develop and initiate best practices across the organization.
  • Drive a reduction in overall inventory.
  • Assumes responsibility for minimization of obsolete inventory.
  • Influence/Educate/Support manufacturing operations to improve key measure performance.
  • Provide mentorship for Materials group.
  • Contribute to company's continuous quality improvement processes.
  • Key measure responsibilities for Customer Delivery Performance, Inventory, Freight, Inventory Loss. 
  • Support with New Program Launch activities.
  • Responsible for material systems and processes within Materials Operations. 
 
 Education/ Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree (BS or BA) is required.
  • Must have recent experience with BMW in Automotive Manufacturing Industry.
  • Experience with supply chain visibility tools.
  • In-depth working knowledge of ERP Systems.
  • Superior leadership skills – influence all facets of the organization, mentoring, coaching and teaching.
  • Excellent analytical problem-solving skills and strong influential leadership skills. 
  • Strong technical, planning, negotiating and presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.
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