Materials Analyst

Job Overview
Job Order:JO00017776
Date Posted:Feb 5
Category:2 - Engineering & Manufacturing
Metro Area:

Our client in Sterling Heights, Michigan is in need of a Materials Analyst

Main duties and responsibilities:

  • Purchase all steel & hardware and release all items; including transportation into the plant, and/or any outside processing location.
  • Work with suppliers and customers in giving quality Customer Service.
  • Send weekly MRP releases to all suppliers and understand how to use the releases to have material flow properly or to understand guidelines.
  • Organizing logistics for all incoming material and outgoing material for suppliers and customers
  • Maintain a minimum inventory level of raw material at all times, suitable to efficiently support manufacturing requirements.Ensure Engineering Changes happen smoothly with raw stock and organize time Develop cost savings strategies and methods with regards to the purchasing of hardware
  • Reconcile outside processing inventory monthly and report on it.Maintain standard pack quantity programs to maximize cost savings, and productivity
  • Conduct daily cycle counts, maintain records of inventory adjustments, and ensure inventory accuracy on all hardware
  • Maintain up to date, accurate blanket purchase order files, spot buy purchase orders, and costing in materials control system.Inputs daily receiving items in computer system.Reconciling receipts with weekly MRP orders
  • Root cause inventory accuracy for inventory discrepancies
  • Enter daily production numbers and or review for trends etc.Complete purchase requisitions, secure signatures. Must not allow goods to be purchased without Purchase Order and Plant Manager’s approval.Point of contact for purchasing activities for plant
  • Utilize safety processes in all work and according to Health & Safety, Environmental and Housekeeping Policies.All other duties as assigned by management.High School Diploma or Equivalent
  • Microsoft Office Competency
  • Computer Literacy
  • QAD experience a big plus
  • MRP experience required.


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