Martinrea International Inc.
  • 15-Aug-2018 to 14-Dec-2018 (EST)
  • Shelbyville
  • Shelbyville, KY, USA
  • Full Time

Martinrea is a diversified global automotive supplier, engaged in the design, development and manufacturing of metal parts, assemblies and modules, complex fluid management systems and aluminum products. We employ approximately 15,000 skilled and motivated people at manufacturing, engineering and technical centers in Canada, the United States, Mexico, Brazil, Germany, Slovakia, Spain and China. Our business strategy leverages world-class technologies, motivated and talented people, and high-quality products. We aim to be the best automotive parts supplier in the world in the products and services we provide our customers.


Supervisor - Inventory Control 


Job Summary:  The position is responsible for Inventory Control and support of all Materials department functions. (Scheduling department, Purchasing Department, Shipping & Receiving and Materials Handlers throughout the plant).


Knowledge and Skills (Education):

  • Bachelor Degree or College Diploma in Materials Management, Engineering or Business.
  • Minimum 5-10 years manufacturing/materials experience
  • Experience with Inventory Control as well as all aspects of Materials functions.
  • Customer Service Oriented
  • Strong Leadership and Management Skills
  • Coaching & Counseling Oriented
  • Computer Literate


Critical Success Factors:

  • Excellent communication required
  • Tier 1 Automotive Steel fabrication experience
  • Strong Material Flow Improvement experience
  • Ability to interact with the Management Team in a professional manner to continually enhance the company's performance
  • Ability to work independently without supervision and with minimum direction
  • Ability to work in a team environment and be both a team player and team leader
  • Ability to mentor and guide subordinates on achieving overall departmental goals and objectives
  • Adopt a common sense approach to identifying and addressing problems and control weaknesses


Major Accountabilities:

  • Daily Inventory Trend, update and upload on Central
  • Update Held Inventory Report on the daily basis and report out during Hot List Meeting
  • Inventory Accuracy Report, update, upload on Central and report to management team
  • Update Inventory Accuracy Report on Central, report out during conference all with Corporate on weekly basis
  • Support the set up a MARS station on the new equipment
  • Review large inventory variances with Business Unit Management team and establish counter-measures
  • Update Inventory Accuracy Issues List used for the inventory improvement meeting
  • Update Release Analysis Report, review for customer down week or significant changes from our customers
  • Update Inventory Projection Report, review our inventory trend for the next 2 months
  • Review inventory reduction plan with the Materials team and list up action items on the Central
  • Update customer delivery sheet for Management Review
  • Ensure employees are performing their duties to the standards and guidelines as dictated by plant leadership
  • Reinforce compliance with Health & Safety regulations, Company rules, policies and procedures
  • Supervise all Cycle Count activities
  • Ensures Non-Production and Production parts meet our requirements and provide then on time to production
  • Attendance to the weekly management review meetings
  • Shipping Performance report & expenses report in monthly management meetings
  • Prepare & Audit inventory every week. Report MUST be submitted every Monday to the senior management
  • Provide support to the production areas organizing inventory and keeping parts on stock at all times
  • In charge of quarterly Physical Inventory.
  • Responsible of submitting Performance Appraisal for all personnel assigned


Working Conditions:

  • Working in an office and plant environment
  • Frequent distractions and interruptions
  • Multiple demands, challenging, fast paced, team orientated environment
  • Constant communication with employees, peers, management, corporate and customers.
  • Use of computer and phone
  • Overtime as required
  • Travel as required
  • Steel toe safety shoes, Safety glasses and Hearing Protection as required


Back-up Duties:

  • Perform other duties as required
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