Materials Logistics Job Description

Materials Logistics Job Description

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Materials logistics provides material requirements and analytical support to determine optimal manufacturing cycle times, safety stock inventory requirements, and any other parameters related to material planning and inventory management.

Materials Logistics Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Leading Japan Materials & Logistics activities
Ensuring inventory levels are maintained within agreed targets, and inventory reconciliation
Supporting and executing all Japan supply and service goals
Creating, developing and implementing required artwork, logistics systems appropriate for Japan
Oversight of controlled substances licenses and functions for Japan operations, including annual license renewals, quarterly returns & the provision of import permits, permit tracking & delivery
Working with local QA resources to obtain labeling/packaging and release of product
Adhering to Japan and global quality systems (deviation, change control, recalls, complaints, etc) requirements
Assuring country-specific Int’l Supply Chain requirements are implemented locally
Perform reviews of local CMO, Vendor performance to assess cost basis as required, in order to obtain best value for the business
Generating, reviewing and/or approving Japan procedures, as applicable in line with Int’l Supply Chain global procedures

Materials Logistics Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Materials Logistics

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: APICS, CPIM, CSCP, ELS, ISM, C.P.M, CIRM, CPSM, BOSIET, QMS

Education for Materials Logistics

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the materials logistics job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Business, Education, Supply Chain Management, Engineering, Manufacturing, Management, Science, Business/Administration, Operations Management, MBA

Skills for Materials Logistics

Desired skills for materials logistics include:

Demand Planning and Vendor Management
Lean manufacturing and supply chain management
Microsoft Office products
Computer systems
Eversource safety requirements
ISO 13485
ISO 14971 and other applicable standards and regulations
Internal Diebold Nixdorf processes particularly those related to technicians and inventory management

Desired experience for materials logistics includes:

Participate in the reviewing and updating of Japan Quality Technical Agreements (QTAs)
Participate in Japan Product Complaints and Recalls
Assist local QA in regulatory agency inspections
Assist Japan alliance business partners in timely manner
Participate and input in S&OP meetings
Process customer orders, acknowledge

Materials Logistics Examples


Materials Logistics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is looking for a materials logistics. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for materials logistics
  • Insure department’s safety standards are in compliance & all legislative requirements of the OHSA are met
  • Forklift Training, lifting training, PPE, lockout awareness, Emergency preparedness
  • Prepare annual budget for materials inventory and logistics area and follow up compliance
  • Develop and follow up training plan for personnel working in material/logistics area
  • Provide direction, advise, prioritize, coordinate and support logistical assignments and activities
  • Collaborate to improve inventory control
  • Communicate department strategies
  • Define strategies and coordinate activities through multiple organizations
  • Influence all our business structures (products, projects, & services) to accommodate standard non-standard supply chain / logistics requirements in order to identify cost saving potential
  • Give qualified estimations of Logistics costs along structured cost allocation (process, warehouse, transportation, capital )
Qualifications for materials logistics
  • Must read, write and speak English fluently (English Fluency in verbal communication is essential due to the extensive use of teleconference in the business activities)
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Supply Chain Management, Business, Engineering or another discipline with corresponding work experience
  • 5-7 years in operations or supply chain role(s), preferably in a high-volume manufacturing environment
  • Experience managing supervisory level employees in a manufacturing setting
  • Bachelor's Degree from an accredited university or college (or a High School Diploma / GED with a minimum of 6 years of logistics experience)
  • Detail knowledge of the lean principles and methods

Materials Logistics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a materials logistics. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for materials logistics
  • Completes required documentation of raw material movement
  • Works with the materials management team and Support Center to resolve material variances, set up new raw materials in work-in-process locations, perform inventory counts, reconcile and make visual checks of on-hand raw materials, and execute test requests
  • Dock Utilization Study
  • Optimized Freight Deliveries
  • DPU Reduction
  • Review Data
  • Evaluate production, sales & inventory and drive the materials strategy to meet KPIs
  • Establish structure and liaison with other leaders incl
  • Coordinate and collaborate with expediting to gather, analyze, and identify potential impacts for the reporting and communication of supply schedules, ensuring the delivery of goods are achieved per the project master schedule, and in accordance with the project delivery plans
  • Collaborate with the expediting unit on the communication to suppliers and to support the transit processes
Qualifications for materials logistics
  • Bachelor’s degree and 4+ years experience with SAP Logistics Execution functional areas
  • At least 2 years of software applications experience including functional requirements gathering and testing of software changes
  • Demonstrated ability to build and maintain strong team relationships with remote partners and customers
  • Ability to capture and effectively translate into functional specification documents all customer requirements related to system enhancements, data conversions, and interfaces
  • An understanding of software test methodologies and defect recording and resolution
  • Well organized and ability to perform multiple tasks against schedule

Materials Logistics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our growing company is looking for a materials logistics. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for materials logistics
  • Ensures compliance with customs regulations including examination of import entry documents, engages services, receives, verifies and processes invoices for Customs formalities and local taxes as needed and payments
  • Ensure that all logistics activities are performed in compliance with the central logistics guidelines and all policies
  • Supports development and implementation of import/export policies and procedures, analysis of duty drawback or other special duty programs
  • Researches and coordinates the usage ability of potential warehouses for strategic supplies
  • Gathers data, monitors, reviews and reports on shipping documentation such as
  • Lead strategy development for relevant spend areas, and coordinate with key stakeholders
  • Provide complete, cost effective logistics services, tailored to support the respective business needs of each BU
  • Cultivate innovation in logistics to enhance value to our customers and bring sustainable logistics practices into our supply chains
  • Achieve standardization and comparability within Logistics processes
  • Drive and manage performance and improvement projects in collaboration with all relevant interface partners
Qualifications for materials logistics
  • Proficiency in SAP BW/BI and ERP reporting tools
  • Experience in the development and delivery of end-user training material
  • Software programming courses or experience in ABAP debugging
  • Knowledge of IPDS, IT IPDS, or other system development methodology
  • Familiarity with MS Access, Lotus Notes, Visio, Snag It, eRoom, and Docushare
  • Bachelor's Degree in Information Systems / Technology, Computer Science or other related field or equivalent experience with SAP Logistics Execution functional areas

Materials Logistics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a materials logistics. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for materials logistics
  • Improve data quality & transparency logistics KPI’s
  • Create Cost Transparency and report savings
  • Drive Supplier Management processes
  • Collaborate with regional and global members of Supply Chain Management
  • Responsible for leading performance evaluations, business reviews and development activities related to suppliers in areas of responsibility
  • Participates and/or leads cross-functional teams, actively shares knowledge with others, and exhibits leadership to encourage adoption of procurement practices
  • Performance optimization of organization, structure, process, quality, productivity to ensure long-term success and cross-division cooperation
  • Perform basic statistical and relational analysis of large data sets to identify and correct inconsistencies
  • Validate changes to master data (Material Master, Information Record, Source List and Outline Agreements) as approved by the business
  • Review/process requests to create, change, extend, block / unblock, activate / deactivate, or otherwise modify master data
Qualifications for materials logistics
  • Must be articulate & communicate effectively verbally & in written form
  • Must be able to prioritise and multitask in an environment with changing priorities
  • Familiarity with SAP Logistics Execution functionality and requirements
  • Knowledge of American Institute of Baking (AIB), Good Manufacturing Practices (GMP) and Hazard Analysis and Critical Control Points (HACCP) standards
  • Ability to positively manage conflict, solve practical problems and deal with a variety of concrete variables in situations where only limited standardization exists
  • Support of the annual budgeting for the maintenance and procurement of strategic spares and stock inventory

Materials Logistics Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking to fill the role of materials logistics. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for materials logistics
  • React to escalation notices to expedite creation or changes to master data by prioritizing and rebalancing other requests
  • Apply business rules and best practices when reviewing requests to identify errors
  • Mult-task in a multi-functional environment
  • Work closely with other internal and external business partners throughout the organization
  • Execute transaction requests within SAP P41
  • Identify potential opportunities to streamline material procurement and transportation, improve material handling within the facility and improve materials presentation to the production line
  • Coordinate optimized sourcing initiatives
  • Develop cost justifications for optimized sourcing initiatives
  • Must be able to set priorities and eliminate road blocks
  • Manages buyer/planner(s) procurement activities to ensure timely processing of material requisitions, adherence to contract terms and conditions, effective collaboration with suppliers, end users, and warehouse personnel
Qualifications for materials logistics
  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and data base programs
  • Knowledge of materials management or supply chain
  • BS degree, Logistics, Supply Chain Management, or related degree
  • 5-8 years of related experience in the international freight, or customs trade compliance, shipping material classified as dangerous goods
  • Bachelor’s in supply chain management, materials management, logistics or business
  • 3 to 5 years or more related experience in Operations, Supply Chain, or Materials Management

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