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Material Handling Specialist|Shift 1
Ref No.: 18-08207
Location: Albany, Minnesota

Material Coordinator position.

Temp to Hire

At least 1 year experience in an office setting, or equal experience
Consider another MRP system, SAP experience is not necessary but a plus

Hours 8-4:20, Need to be flexible with hours

The Materials Coordinator is responsible for all direct raw materials. Works within a team structure to ensure proper ordering of direct supplies and maintaining the proper inventory levels. This position creates all raw materials purchase orders and set up transportation when applicable. He/she has responsibility for expediting and tracing shipments as necessary to meet production needs. Responsible for verifying system receiving, warehouse location transfers and quality issues for materials with supplier/carrier. This position also tracks supplies with finance for inventory accuracy through the cycle counting process.
 Utilize MRP (SAP) system for order placement.
 Manage RPW inventory to meet or exceed monthly reduction targets
 Research, explain & reduce material outages to set reduction targets in support of CTP
 Daily system generated reports: Daily Due-in Report, Fax verification of previous made orders, Aging Report.
 Receiving verification for accuracy, system entry receiving and filing, and COA & MSDS paperwork.
 Execute and file vendor complaints thru the Quality Notification system and Vendor Credit thru SAP.
 Schedule Inbound Materials
 Modify orders regarding prices, miscellaneous charges, freight charges, etc with San Antonio (ipaysmart)
• Coordinate all aspects of the timely receipt of quality whey in liquid and/or powdered form to support the plant's dynamic production schedule requirements.
• Function as liaison to suppliers to promote 'just in time' pipeline of raw material whey and raw material supplies.
• Coordinate Procurement contracts for raw material and packaging supplies, subrogate whey fats test results/issues with suppliers, contact Technical Services for Spec issue resolution, and resolve pended invoice issues.
• Weekly cycle count entry and adjustments & monthly cycle count support
• Master Data Steward for facility
• Support commercialization of new and changing materials
• Drive and manage reduction of rework
• Reduce material write off's
• Support production schedule by backfilling as needed
• Other duties as assigned.
• Support Business through collaboration with R & D and Production Departments on projects, productivity initiatives and commercialization's
• Partner with Corporate Materials Manager & Procurement on collaboration strategies & issue resolution
 Collaborate with cycle count team & production to research and reduce cycle count variances
 Analyze & resolve BOM discrepancies with Finance & Production departments
 Align with Distribution to ensure Allergen and Food Safety compliance
• Actively promote & suggest work simplification ideas within Logistics group and Total Supply Chain
• Reduce company costs through flawless execution of material & ingredient changes
• Conduct financial analysis of increasing/decreasing costs affecting the plant
• Identify & execute RPW inventory reductions
• Create & utilize Business Intelligence ( BI ) Reporting
• Create & execute Material Coordinator goals
• Lead & participate on internal/external project teams
• Provide material information as necessary for meetings
• Provide material information at Daily Green Room meeting
• Support QRMP by writing & reviewing respective procedures, work instructions, & forms
• Develop key relationships with internal & external customers through excellent verbal & written communication skills
• Works under minimal supervision. Work is checked regularly for progress, quality, and/or accuracy. Intermediate level