FAST – Material Lead

SUMMARY: Maintains a high level of inventory accuracy and integrity within the facility through physical counts, reporting, and discrepancy resolution. Monitors inventory levels and product movement and contribute to a safe orderly working environment. Required to perform other miscellaneous tasks as supervision deems necessary.

 

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Establish controlled warehouse locations with kitting locations to issue parts to production locations based on daily production requirements.
  • Develop and manage all material locations and set the strategy for backflush locations as dynamic locations that fluctuate based on production flow/needs.
  • Works to optimize the business system for all material flow processes.
  • Develops and maintains real time electronic scanning of parts to locations.
  • Responsible for all warehouse locations including purchased and manufactured parts, raw material, and finished goods.
  • Correct negative inventory issues and develop processes to mitigate their reoccurrence.
  • Establish and manage material handling processes such as issuing parts to work orders, material staging locations, visual displays for kitting areas, etc.
  • Studies shipping notices, bills of lading, invoices, orders, and other records to determine shipping priorities, work assignments, and shipping methods required to meet shipping and receiving schedules.
  • Oversees incoming and outgoing shipping activities to ensure accuracy, completeness, and condition of shipments.
  • Maintains product identification and location program steps within the ECO process.
  • Researches inventory discrepancies and makes necessary corrections.
  • Manages the inventory control function onsite.
  • Oversees physical inventories, cycle counts, random or receipt audits and reconciliations.
  • Resolves inventory problems in a timely manner.
  • Documents and controls aged and damaged product.
  • Ensures all labeling requirements are met in a timely manner.
  • Maintains Inventory Accuracy Metrics and associated reports for management and clients.
  • Coordinates and integrates efforts across operational departments to enhance inventory accuracy.
  • Regularly trains site staff in proper inventory control techniques and practices.
  • Maintains active forklift license to drive forklift as needed.
  • Prevents the occurrence of any non-conformities relating to product, process, and quality systems.
  • Identifies and records any issues relating to product, processes and/or quality.
  • Initiates, recommends, or provides solutions through appropriate channels.
  • Completes all weekly, daily and monthly 5S tasks.

 

QUALIFICATIONS: To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each of the essential duties satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

 

EDUCATION (OR EQUIVALENT EXPERIENCE): High school diploma or general education degree (GED); or one to three months related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

 

LANGUAGE SKILLS: Ability to read and comprehend simple instructions, short correspondence, and memos. Ability to write simple correspondence. Ability to effectively present information in one-on-one and small group situations to customers, clients, and other employees of the organization.

 

MATHEMATICAL SKILLS: Ability to add and subtract two-digit numbers and to multiply and divide with 10’s and 100’s. Ability to perform simple shop math, convert decimals to fractional equivalents.

 

REASONING ABILITY: Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form. Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.

 

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

    • Stand: Frequent-continuous, up to 6 hours (day shift) and 8 hours (night shift)
    • Walk: Frequent, up to 4 hours (day shift) and 6 hours (night shift)
    • Sit: Continuous (operating forklift)
    • Lift to/from floor: Up to 50 lbs. occasionally (components), 10 lbs. frequently (components)
    • Lift overhead: Up to 20 lbs. rarely (components), 15 lbs. occasionally (components), 10 lbs. frequently (components)
    • Lift waist level: Up to 50 lbs. occasionally (components), 25 lbs. frequently (components)
    • One or two hands carry: Up to 30 lbs. for 5 feet occasionally (components), heavier items are moved with a hoist or forklift
    • Push/pull: Up to 53 lbs. force (total 105 lbs. force) with 2 employees to initiate large A-frame cart and up to 38 lbs. (total 75 lbs. force) with 2 employees to initiate movement of loaded carts, occasionally, loaded parts cart my take up to 40 lbs. force, occasionally
    • Elevated work (reaching): Occasional (for parts)
    • Twist: Occasional (while seated in forklift)
    • Bend: Frequent (check materials on shelves and in bins)
    • Squat: Occasional (check materials on shelves)
    • Kneel or crouch: Occasional (check materials)
    • Stair climb: Frequent, mezzanine, two steps in/out of forklift at 13-1/2” and 15” heights
    • Step ladder: Rare (check on a shelf to locate stock)
    • Balance: Occasional, climbing in/out of forklift, walking around machines and components
    • Manual dexterity: Frequent (manipulating forklift)
    • Firm grasp: Occasional (banding materials, band cutters)
    • Foot pedal operation: Frequently (if operating forklift)

 

Lifting more than 50 lbs. is performed by two employees or mechanical assistance is required.

  • Rare 1-5% of day
  • Occasional 6-33% of day
  • Frequent 34-66% of day
  • Continuous 67-100% of day

 

ENVIROMENTAL EXPOSURES:

    • May be inside 40-60% of day, outside 40-60% of day, temperature exposure may be 70-100° F. inside near ovens, and outside varies between -20° to 100° F+ with high humidity in summer.
    • Confined spaces: Slight, between shelving
    • High elevations: Moderate, on truck beds
    • Moving objects: Severe, forklift and trucks
    • Noise level: Moderate
    • Slippery surface: Severe, wet floor, ground may be icy, snowy, sand/dirt on floor dragged in on forklift tires
    • Vibration: Slight, on arms with hand tools; moderate, on spine while operating forklift
    • Air pollution: Slight, dust, welding smoke and vehicle exhaust fumes

 

VISION AND HEARING REQUIRED:

    • Near vision, far vision, and depth perception: Significant
    • Color discrimination: Minimal (color coded bar stock)
    • Hearing sensitivity: Significant (two-way voice radio communication)

 

PROTECTIVE EQUIPMENT: Eye protection, safety shoes, protective clothing, winter clothing/gloves, and ear plugs.

 

EQUIPMENT USED TO PERFORM JOB: Hand tools, forklifts, overhead hoist, hand trucks and band cutters.

 

  • Each employee should be aware that changes in this job description could occur at any time. Also, this job description is not to be considered or construed to be a contract of employment.