Material Control

Walker Stainless, a Division of Wabash National
902 2nd Main Street
Elroy, WI 53929
United States

Manages Others
Employment Type
Work Schedule
No Travel

Job Description

Overview of Position: Manages and coordinates the distribution of materials for production. Responsible for physical storage and issuing of material and parts used in production. Responsible for accurate maintenance of physical inventory and records of all assigned materials and parts. Requires coordination with production, purchasing and materials planning personnel. Must be able to drive a forklift. 

Equal opportunity employer. This company considers candidates regardless of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status. 


Job Requirements
Description of Duties/Responsibilities:
• Per work orders, prepares the production materials needed for a job and issues to production floor.
• Maintains physical inventory of all assigned parts and production materials. Set-up and maintains a logical, accurate storage and picking system so that all materials can be stored and picked as efficiently as possible.
• Conducts physical inventories (cycle, annual, etc.) as needed.
• Input all appropriate detail in Visual, or other computer programs as needed to maintain data base and produce reports and track data:
• Work order releases
• Daily inventory transactions
• Checks Bills of Material to make sure all required parts are available or on order, coordinates with purchasing and engineering departments to resolve problems.
• Practices lean strategies to reduce inventory, scrap and waste:
• Returns overstocked materials and disposes of obsolete materials.
• Sets up and maintains Kanban systems
• Practices "5S" and "7W"
• Receives all incoming materials for the business unit, delivers to appropriate storage or use, and prepares daily receiving transactions.
• Runs required reports in order to assure accuracy, resolve problems and report to management:
• Prepare material usage reports.
• Drive engineering change notice reports.
• Some employees may be required to meter shipping packages.
• Follows all safety requirements and works with safety in mind.
• Use of safe fork truck techniques to protect people, property and materials.
• Maintains awareness of hazardous areas and situations, immediately notifies team leader or supervisor of any quality or safety problems.
• Works cooperatively with others in a continuous improvement environment; attends and participates in team meetings, helps others as needed.
• Responsible for housekeeping, order and neatness of the storage areas.
• Keep Supervisor advised of any quality problems, concerns, delays, etc.
• Advise Supervisor of any maintenance work. Maintain an orderly and safe work environment.
• Follows established safety procedures and policies at all times.
• Suggest methods improvements or alternate methods and materials to reduce cost and/or improve quality.
• Performs other duties as apparent or assigned.