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IC RAIL SG - Materials Logistics Specialist 2 (Indirect) RECRUITED - MT4002E - 100109
Ref No.: 14-02050
Location: Sacramento, California
Participates in monitoring of semi-complex materials through the production cycle. Participates in the preparation and maintenance of basic reports; analyzes supplier capability; participates in make/buy studies and cost analyses. Participates in creating integrated project plans and schedules. Participates in the effectiveness evaluation of current material control standards. Support the planning and coordination of new product introductions; assess the impact and support changes to overall production schedules.
Active team member in planning and scheduling the delivery of material from suppliers. This highly tactical position is responsible to monitor the flows of purchased items, guarantee availability of components in order to avoid material shortages and production downtime, as well as to manage inventory levels to meet defined inventory targets.

Perform timely, cost-conscious procurement of production inventory. Analyze demand requirements to determine quantity, specifications and delivery requirements. Plans, schedules and monitors the movement of materials through the production cycle; prioritizes schedules, customer orders, work orders, shipping order or requisitions to determine items to be moved, assembled, gathered, or distributed.

Understanding of MPR in order to manage MRP messages and react to support manufacturing requirement. Ensure up-to-date ABC classification is maintained for planning, and other key inputs into the material handling process. Ensure optimal inventory levels and safety stock are maintained for assigned commodities. Manage material requirement changes and dispositions due to ECN (engineering change notification). Analyze and select parts for KanBan and Supplier replenishment. Maintain proactive shortage identification and management - help flag root causes & corrective actions.