This intermediate level position is responsible for receipt, movement, storage, tracking, identification and shipment of materials required for production while maintaining full accuracy and timeliness of business software data transactions.
Job duties include: MRP materials transactions and trouble-shooting, perform and document inventory cycle counts, support daily manufacturing operations (put-away and replenishment) throughout the warehouse.
Able to mentor and train junior peer members of materials team. Monitors processes and procedures for compliance.
This position has responsibility and authority for:
Handles, moves, and transacts materials during receiving, put-away, floor replenishment, and shipment in a prompt, efficient, accurate manner
Able to interface with new or current employees to support cross training requirements
Trouble shoots exceptions during receiving, put-away, material transfer, and shipping
Audits and processes MT requests with accuracy
Able to process FRU and kitting packaging requests
Able to successfully crate systems to withstand transfers
Able to lead receiving activity and manage and resolve supplier problem shelf items (interface with purchasing)
Lead for systems packaging duties and ensures DHR transaction validity
Issues and posts daily cycle counts
Reviews and optimizes routes on manufacturing floor to replenish empty kanbans.
Identify, communicate, and resolve issues that disrupt material movement
Utilize business operations software to record and trouble-shoot data transactions
Comply with materials management policy; support requests for audit compliance
Perform data entry transactions for material transfer forms and trouble-shoot exceptions
Scans bins empty or full when required using the ERP system
Send kanban signals for materials on replenishment programs to suppliers
Support production, purchasing and quality assurance, material movement requirements
Function as lead for warehouse safety and housekeeping per 5S principles
Operates material handling (fork lift and pallet jack) equipment safely per policy and procedures; conducts safety inspections of equipment
Communicate to stakeholders regarding status of material movements and transactions
Fulfill employee training record requirements/updates per supervisor direction
Possess either high school or AA degree
Possess prior warehouse (3+ years) or material handling experience in manufacturing environment
Inventory management experience (cycle counts, physical inventory)
Prior ability to trouble-shoot process issues and lead projects
Prior medical industry experience with good GMP knowledge
Operations management education (APICS, ASQ, ISM )
Prior experience and/or certification in operating material handling equipment
Ability to lift 35 pounds frequently each day
Extensive walking and repetitive physical motion (squatting, bending, lifting) is required (at least 70% of hours worked)
Steel toe shoes, safety gloves, and clean room coats are required attire
Clean driving record (no violations) is preferred
Able to demonstrate accuracy and thoroughness in completing work assignments
Can work independently with minimal supervision in a cross-functional setting
Prior computer experience (including MS Office products and ERP systems) preferably SAP and Agile.
Knowledge of kanban systems and other lean material handling principles
Excellent verbal and written communication skills