Senior Manager Materials Planning in Midland at ZF

Date Posted: 11/15/2019

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job Description:

Department head, providing direction to functional employees. Manages the materials / production planning, inventory control and logistics functions for the facility.

Manages department of:
Master Scheduler
Logistics supervisor (and thus indirectly has tow motor drivers in department)
3 Materials / Logistics leads
2 Customer Service / Shipping coordinators

General Duties:

Overseas production scheduling of 2 locations (Stamping, Heat treatment, Sub-Assembly, tumbling, plating)
Manages Service orders
Delivery Performance Monitoring
Inventory Planning / Reporting
Schedule follow up (and provides back up of scheduler if required)
Management of Outside Vendors (platers, molders)
Participates in Strategic planning – capacity, inventory and sub-contractors
Support engineering group in launch process – tool trials, PPAP
Support Continuous Improvement activities

Degree in related field
Logistics / Materials education / experience
SAP knowledge
Strong management skills (assertive enough to manage team, performance work evaluations, re-distribution of duties, gap analysis and closure with team)
Strong sense of urgency
Good communication skills
Packaging experience / exposure
Manufacturing experience (stamping preferred)

Equal Employment Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer M/F/Disability/Veteran

Job Requirements

Education Requirements
Post secondary degree - technical or business

Experience and Skill Requirements
Experience in leadership/management, SAP materials and scheduling.

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