Material Handling Manager
WeWork is seeking a motivated and experienced Material Handling Manager (MHM) to manage inventory and material movement in a brand-new facility in Edison, NJ. This person will be responsible for the efficient flow of raw material, shipping/receiving, material movement, inventory accuracy, and the packaging of finished goods. This position will also be responsible for the collection and reporting of key-performance-indicators for inventory accuracy, the timely delivery of material within the shop, the packaging and handling of finished goods, and following the principles of the company's long-term strategic plans.
Responsibilities and Duties:
Enforce safety rules and lead by example in safe work habits
Provide leadership to the facility with respect to SHE Management and OSHA, ADA, and EPA Compliance
Maintain a high standard of quality and guide direct reports to do the same
Manage, train, and motivate material handling personnel
Schedule and organize cycle counts to maintain inventory accuracy
Track material discrepancies along with Quality Control to efficiently remove defective material from production activities
Manage material handling costs and efficiency
Regularly report on the key metrics of the department and acknowledge accomplishments, pursue corrective actions, and ask for help when needed.
Follow the principles of lean production and mentor supervisors in these skills
Follow best practices with ERP system transactions to maintain inventory accuracy
Establish and maintain an inventory organization system for the timely storage and retrieval of material
Bachelor's Degree in Manufacturing Engineering, Industrial Engineering, Mechanical Engineering or a related field
10 years of supervisory experience in manufacturing, warehousing, or material handling environments.
Strong knowledge of lean production principles and practices
Proven history of developing a material handling and inventory department including training employees, working with ERP Systems, establishing cycle count activities, and organizing a warehouse
15 years experience in a management role in manufacturing, warehousing, or material handling environments.
Master's Degree in Manufacturing or Industrial Engineering
Lean Six Sigma Black Belt Certification
Bilingual in English and Spanish preferred
Excellent written communication skills and interpersonal skills
Ability to understand technical drawings and mechanical principles
Excellent computer skills
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