Materials & Logistics Director

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Holland, MI
$200,000 - $215,000
Job Type
Direct Hire
Sep 19, 2018
Job ID
Materials & Logistics Director – Automotive Components Summary:
The Materials Director will have a strategic focus with tactical responsibilities.  They must have an advanced broad based supply chain management, process development and manufacturing operations knowledge.  They will drive key metric and cost reductions within the supply chain operations. 

Materials & Logistics Director Responsibilities:
  • Responsible for supply chain and logistics management. 
  • Implement tools and processes that improve operating efficiency and reduce cost within operations and supporting supply chains. 
  • Assist with the development of inventory and freight goals. 
  • Seek to develop and initiate best practices across the organization.
  • Drive a reduction in overall inventory.
  • Assumes responsibility for minimization of obsolete inventory.
  • Influence/Educate/Support manufacturing operations to improve key measure performance.
  • Provide mentorship for Materials group.
  • Contribute to company's continuous quality improvement processes.
  • Key measure responsibilities for Customer Delivery Performance, Inventory, Freight, Inventory Loss. 
  • Support with New Program Launch activities.
  • Responsible for material systems and processes within Materials Operations. 
 Education/ Qualifications: 
  • Bachelor’s degree (BS or BA) is required.
  • Must have recent experience with BMW in Automotive Manufacturing Industry.
  • Experience with supply chain visibility tools.
  • In-depth working knowledge of ERP Systems.
  • Superior leadership skills – influence all facets of the organization, mentoring, coaching and teaching.
  • Excellent analytical problem solving skills and strong influential leadership skills. 
  • Strong technical, planning, negotiating and presentation skills.
  • Strong organizational and planning skills.