Material Coordinator
Location:
Dearborn , Michigan
Posted:
October 22, 2017
Reference:
1710735
POSITION SUMMARY:
Penske Logistics is looking for Materials Coordinators to become part of an excellent team. This position reconciles inventory and/or material flow through locations, investigates and resolves discrepancies, uploading correct information to all systems and user communities. Interacts with vendors and suppliers on behalf of the customer to ensure network efficiency.

SHIFT:
The ability to work a flexible schedule is a requirement. Primarily Afternoon shift, but the ability to cover other shifts as needed.

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:
- Use computer to enter records
- Weigh or count items for distribution within plant to ensure conformance to company standards (as applicable)
- Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments
- Communicate with associates from other shifts
- Complete daily logs
- Proactively seeks opportunities to improve customer's inventory and material flow processes
- Work with customer to resolve stock shortages
- Identify cost savings opportunities for the customer
- Track shipments to ensure shipment deadlines are met.
- Work with suppliers to correct part/shipment issues
- Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications:

-At least 1 year of warehousing/material-handling experience required
-2-3 years inventory and auditing experience preferred.
-High school diploma or equivalent necessary
-Ability to work independently, customer service, dealing with others, multi-tasking skills, organizational skills, team player, flexibility required, verbal & written communication skills, excellent with numbers and time management, strong problem solving skills required
-Advanced computer skills including Excel and Outlook required
-Must also be able to learn and regularly operate multiple company and customer owned Warehouse Management System (WMS) platforms.
-Ability to work in non-climate controlled conditions required
-Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job
-Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening required.

Physical Requirements:
-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.
-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.
-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer, including individuals with disabilities and protected veterans.

About Penske Logistics
Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.

A little about us:
Penske Truck Leasing and Penske Logistics proudly recruits and hires veterans nationwide. We’re annually listed on the Victory Media Top 100 Military-Friendly Employer list (they publish G.I. Jobs and Military Spouse magazines). Last year, 13 percent of new hires were veterans. The company is actively hiring truck drivers, truck maintenance and logistics operations personnel. We are a leading global transportation services provider, offering full-service truck leasing, contract maintenance, commercial and consumer truck rentals, used truck sales, transportation and warehousing management and supply chain management solutions.

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