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Materials Supervisor in Seattle, WA at Volt

Date Posted: 3/12/2019

Job Snapshot

  • Employee Type:
    Direct Hire
  • Location:
    Seattle, WA
  • Duration:
  • Date Posted:
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  • Pay Rate
    $50000.0 - $70000.0/Year
  • Contact Name
    Volt Branch
  • Phone

Job Description

Materials Supervisor

Looking for an exciting full-direct purchasing supervisory role in South Seattle!!

This company in Tukwila, WA, (near Seattle) which manufactures innovative load moving equipment, utilizing wheels and hovercraft technology, that move heavy, awkward, or delicate loads in factories is seeking a Materials Supervisor.

The selected candidate will develop/maintain vendor relationships to support low cost, high quality, on time delivery of product. Review daily orders to ensure on time shipments. Insure adequate inventories are improved and maintained to support production demand. Develop lead times and assist in developing cost estimates for new product opportunities.

Develop excellent communications with sales, QA and production to insure all needs and opportunities are being achieved. Advise on price change impacts to company products. Ensure Production Control is aware of any component shortages impacting production. Create and/or update operation procedures. Maintain and update vendor approval list. Supplier selection – identify optimal vendors based on parts needed. Supervise building maintenance improvements and repairs. Assist Operations Manager with continuous/process improvements

Job Requirements:

The ideal candidate must have a high school diploma and 3-5 years of experience in a manufacturing environment.

Experience with purchasing, inventory and shipping/receiving (logistics). Ability to read blue prints and understand bill of materials. Experience with automated inventory systems. Experience using Project control software.

Excellent Excel skills. Lean manufacturing preferred. Ability to lead an improvement culture. Outstanding inter personal skills. Excellent organizational skills.

Volt is an Equal Opportunity Employer