Materials Lead

Dearborn, MI 48126

Posted: 03/14/2021 Category: Logistics Job Number: 61744

Job Description

Dearborn, MI


Ensures that the inventory of materials is up to date and sufficient to meet requirements.

  • Receive inbound material loads.
  • Check and verify all outbound material loads.
  • Maintain Bill of Lading Logs.
  • Maintain Supplier/Customer inventory system.
  • Input inbound and outbound shipments in customer material tracking system as required.
  • Complete receiving discrepancy reports upon finding nonconforming product and follow MAS 1040 WI Control of product not approved and/or nonconforming.
  • Identify inbound material racks to maintain FIFO inventory system.
  • Prepare expedite parts for shipment to assembly plant.
  • Occasionally deliver expedite parts to the assembly plant (when applicable).
  • Conduct inventory cycle counts when needed.
  • Supervise Hilo drivers and ensues efficient stocking of production areas.
  • Any and all tasks given by management or manager.
SPECIAL SKILLS, EXPERIENCE OR QUALIFICATIONS (List specific skills required but not defined in Description)
  • Bachelor’ s degree in related field or equivalent experience 
  • Prior Purchasing, Materials Planning, or Inventory Control experience preferred 
  • Experience with SAP or any relative ERP/MRP/PRP system 
  • Previous experience with expediting materials to meet established schedules 
  • Previous customer service experience  
  • Hilo operation experience. 
  • Excellent verbal and written communication and organizational skills 
  • Ability to demonstrate understanding of basic purchasing principles  
  • Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills 


  • Inventory Accuracy
  • Cycle Count Efficiency
  • Ability to demonstrate continuous improvement
  • Completeness and usability of documentation
  • Completion of assigned tasks and responsibilities
  • Effectiveness of training
  • Effectiveness of communication
  • Effective supervision of direct report employees
  • Ability to work in a team environment

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