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Materials Manager

Date: Dec 3, 2018

Location: Juarez, Mexico, MX

Company: HARMAN International

 

A Career at HARMAN

 

We are ONE HARMAN. We are greater than the sum of our divisions or brands. We proudly talk about our many iconic brands and describe how our technologies are transforming the car, the workplace and everywhere in

between. We work hard. We create useful, playful, beautiful things. We strive for excellence and we aim to win as a team. No matter the position, every employee at HARMAN is expected to demonstrate our core competencies: leadership, change-orientation, collaboration, judgment and a results-driven mindset. At HARMAN, we expect brilliance. You can expect a career full of brilliant possibilities.

 

 

Position Summary:

 

Materials Manager would be able to plan, coordinate and monitor the transfer of goods and materials from manufacturers and suppliers all the way through to customers. You might oversee the whole process from beginning to end or you may work in part of the supply chain, also be involved in brand and marketing planning to make sure what is being promised can be delivered.

Supply chains are made up of different operations, which include everything from forecasting trends and buying through to transport and distribution. Leading process: Wharehosing, Production Control, Materials Planning, Shipping, Logistics & Customer Service.

Materials Manager also support Strategies for Operations based on Continuos Improvement and Cost Reduction.

 

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

 

Sr Customer Analyst / Service

Sr. Materials Planner

Logistics Coordinator*

Sr.Warehouse Manager.

 

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Establish multidisciplinary teams for continuous improvement.
  • Identify and implement improvements to reduce obsolescence risk
  • Identify and implement improvements to increase efficiency of labor
  • Coordinate systemic solutions to prevent the occurrence of any non-compliance related
  • Lead the development of production plans.
  • Oversee all production materials planning cycles and transactions in order to achieve appropriate levels of inventory.
  • Minimize freight and premium freight services through systemic solutions.
  • Implement lean manufacturing techniques as related to material handling and control.
  • Analyze and present customer driven trends and projections in order to properly manage plant capacity and manning.
  • Work with procurement managers and buyers to select products that are in demand and will sell.
  • Plan the best way to get goods from suppliers to distribution centres then on to Customers.
  • Work with Customers to make sure they receive their goods on time and in the right condition.
  • Look at ways to improve supply chain networks.
  • Monitor overall performance to make sure targets are being met using KPI and metrics.
  • Prepare forecasts and inventories for reports to the company's management team.
  • Recruit, train and manage a team of supply chain staff.
  • Participates and provides support related with quality systems management, objectives, targets and programs.
  • And other activities assigned by Manager.

 

 

Basic Qualifications:

 

  • Integrity.
  • Innovation.
  • Inclusion.
  • Teamwork & Respect.
  • Excellence.
  • Engineering, International Business, Finance or Administration Degree.
  • 5-7 years of related experience.
  • Experience in the automotive industry preferably.
  • Experience with customer relationship.
  • Knowledge on inventory tasks (cycle count, audits, customer service)
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions.
  • Knowledge of ISO / TS-IATF 16949 and ISO 14001.
  • English 90%, Advance English level (reading and writing that allow fluid presentations)
  • Logistics & Customs Compliance.

 

 

 

 

A Career at HARMAN

 

We are ONE HARMAN. We are greater than the sum of our divisions or brands. We proudly talk about our many iconic brands and describe how our technologies are transforming the car, the workplace and everywhere in

between. We work hard. We create useful, playful, beautiful things. We strive for excellence and we aim to win as a team. No matter the position, every employee at HARMAN is expected to demonstrate our core competencies: leadership, change-orientation, collaboration, judgment and a results-driven mindset. At HARMAN, we expect brilliance. You can expect a career full of brilliant possibilities.

 

 

Position Summary:

 

Materials Manager would be able to plan, coordinate, monitor and oversee the whole process from beginning to end or you may work in part of the supply chain, also be involved in brand and marketing planning to make sure what is promise, might delivered for Suppliers, Warehouse and Inventory Control

Materials Manager also supports Strategies for Operations based on Continuous Improvement and Cost Reduction

 

 

Supervisory Responsibilities:

 

Warehouse Supervisor

Inventory Control Supervisor

Materials Planning Manager

Production Scheduler Supervisor

 

 

Job Responsibilities:

 

  • Establish multidisciplinary teams for continuous improvement.
  • Identify and implement improvements to reduce obsolescence risk
  • Identify and implement improvements to increase efficiency of labor
  • Coordinate systemic solutions to prevent the occurrence of any non-compliance related
  • Lead the development of production plans

·Manage an accurate inventory of warehouse materials

  • Formulates and manages the Department’s objectives and budget, as well as the strategies and action plans to achieve those objectives
  • Assures that Raw material on time
  • Active Participate on weekly STAFF Meetings
  • Elaborates Monthly Production reports POS & EXECUTIVE Reports
  • Oversee all production materials planning cycles and transactions in order to achieve appropriate levels of inventory
  • Minimize freight and premium freight services through systemic solutions
  • Implement lean manufacturing techniques as related to material handling and control
  • Analyze and present customer driven trends and projections in order to properly manage plant capacity and staffing
  • Work with procurement managers and buyers to select products that are in demand and will sell
  • Plan the best way to get goods from suppliers to distribution centres then on to Customers
  • Lead the development of production plans
  • Look at ways to improve supply chain networks
  • Monitor overall performance to make sure targets are being met using KPI and metrics
  • Prepare forecasts and inventories for reports to the company's management team
  • Recruit, train and manage a team of supply chain staff
  • And other activities assigned by Senior Director Operations

 

 

Basic Qualifications:

 

  • Integrity.
  • Innovation.
  • Inclusion.
  • Teamwork & Respect.
  • Excellence.
  • SAP Expertise
  • Engineering, International Business, Finance or Administration Degree.
  • 10 years of related experience in the position and in the Automotive Industry
  • Experience with customer relationships
  • Strong Experience with Asian Customers
  • Knowledge on inventory tasks (cycle count, audits, customer service)
  • Ability to work under stressful conditions
  • Knowledge of ISO / IATF 16949 and ISO 14001
  • English 90%, Advance English level (reading and writing that allow fluid presentations)
  • Logistics & Customs Compliance
  • Knowledge of Six Sigma Methodology
  • Must be focused on continuous improvement methods
  • Demands effort to make financial forecast and benefit- cost analysis
  • Take advance and important decisions which will have consequences for the Company
  • Lean Manufacturing
  • Advance Spanish-English

 

 

 

Preferred Qualifications:

 

  • Leadership.
  • Change Orientation.
  • Collaboration.
  • Judgment.
  • Result Driven.
  • Communication Skills (Oral and Written)
  • Initiative.
  • Analytical.
  • Problem solving skills.
  • Achievement oriented
  • SAP system (MRP system)
  • APICS
  • Computer knowledge.

 

Eligibility Requirements:

 

  • Willingness to travel.
  • Willingness to work in an office.
  • Any offer of employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background investigation and drug screen.

 

Other:

 

 

  • As a part of the supervisory responsibilities, if there is not an employee to attend the process, the direct boss will have to attend the process or assign the activities to another employee (with equal qualifications)

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

About Us:

 

HARMAN designs and engineers connected products and solutions for automakers, consumers, and enterprises worldwide, including connected car systems, audio and visual products, enterprise automation solutions; and connected services.  With leading brands including AKG®, Harman Kardon®, Infinity®, JBL®, Lexicon®, Mark Levinson ® and Revel®,  HARMAN is admired by audiophiles, musicians and the entertainment venues where they perform around the world. More than 25 million automobiles on the road today are equipped with HARMAN audio and connected car systems.  The Company’s software services power billions of mobile devices and systems that are connected, integrated and secure across all platforms, from work and home to car and mobile. HARMAN has a workforce of approximately 30,000 people across the Americas, Europe, and Asia and reported sales of $7.0 billion during the last 12 months ended September 30, 2016.  The Company’s shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol NYSE:HAR.  HARMAN is an Equal Opportunity /Affirmative Action employer.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or Protected Veterans status.  HARMAN offers a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. Looking for a challenge where your experience is valued? Come see what you can achieve as a leader with HARMAN!  (www.harman.com)


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