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Material Flow Manager

Company: Sears Manufacturing Co.
Location: Davenport
Posted on: March 14, 2023

Job Description:

FUNCTION Develops and manages the material distribution and shipping functions. Responsible for the flow of materials in the factory environment (Including internal and external warehouses) to support production. Manages material, inventory, and data into and through the manufacturing and order fulfillment processes. Develops material replenishment, conveyance and presentation strategies utilizing best practices and optimizing resources in support of new product development or manufacturing initiatives. Coordinates with other functions (Supply Management, Order Fulfillment, Operations and Manufacturing) to improve material availability and internal logistics. ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES This list of duties and responsibilities is not all inclusive and may be expanded to include other duties and responsibilities as management may deem necessary from time to time. Manages the internal flow of material to support the production schedule. Material available at point of use on time. Manages daily operations of internal and external warehouse facilities. Coordinates Sears' local area trucks for movement of materials between facilities. Manages the process and negotiates contracts with outside warehouse/logistics providers. Manages shipping and outbound logistics. Direct responsibility to meet customer expectations and ship on time. Coordinates the disposition, inventory adjustments or transfer of material as appropriate. Analyzes material and inventory data in support of Sears' goals for minimizing inventory. Responsible for prevention of loss or damage of inventory. Works with all areas of operations to resolve material performance issues/problems. Develops and implements material replenishment, conveyance, and presentation strategies. Ensures warehouse operations are streamlined within operations. (Organization by value stream, flow- oriented layouts, locations by consumption, storage areas and packaging quantity optimization, visual management and standardization, daily operation control, safety/ergo). Manages the inventory accuracy process, conducts audits, and reports findings with corrective action to detail process improvements. Facilitates development of long-range goals and objectives to improve material flow. Plans and coordinates with other departments and functions to achieve objectives. Assists operations and project groups in coordinating production readiness for implementation of new products. Performs administrative duties related to managing performance, salary and hourly pay, resource planning, budget, team training and development of direct reports to maintain core competencies and build new capabilities.

Keywords: Sears Manufacturing Co., Davenport , Material Flow Manager, Executive , Davenport, Iowa

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