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VIVA USA Inc Material Coordinator in Waterloo, Iowa

Req Ref No: JNIAMC67 Location: Waterloo, IA Duration: 36.5 months Description Description: Coordinates the flow of materials in multiple departments of the factory, which may include shipping and receiving. Ensures that the production personnel have the parts they need in order to produce the desired product(s). Oversees and ensures that the inventory is correct and on time and identifies problems and makes suggestions involving production schedules. Coordinates the activities for the tactical execution of a production plan within the factory. Works in larger and broader groups. May supervise or provide work direction to hourly material handlers, stock chasers, or truckers. Duties: Coordinates for multiple departments the procuring, expediting, producing and delivering material on time. Includes managing the movement of rejected material to source. Recommends procedures for specific situations that will maintain inventory accuracy and management. Finds and corrects root cause of material shortages. May provide recommendations for solutions. Utilizes Master Schedule to create and distribute daily production schedules. May include the processing of transactions for inbound/outbound materials. Audits material replenishment cycles and accuracy and may create material replenishment plans with assistance. Resolves inventory errors and expedites parts to ensure uninterrupted production. Works critical shortage reports to ensure part availability. Implements the output from the engineering release and change management process. POSITION RESPONSIBILITIES: - DESIGN o Interface between shop, engineering, and technicians o Ensure prints are available within SAP o Attend build meetings, planning discussions, etc. - SOURCING o Write MaSA, PO, Reservation, work orders for engineering o Work with buyers and material specialists to establish sound lead times for commodities o Collaborate with supply management to evaluate supplier quality, capabilities, and capacity o Speak with technicians and help get parts to them per plan - DELIVERY o Tracks prototype parts to ensure arrival in time for builds and future testing. o Track Metrics o Source kits to ensure appropriate parts are available when needed for tests or builds. REQUIREMENTS: - 4 year degree in any field SKILLS: - Fluency with Microsoft Office products – Word, Excel, PowerPoint. - Strong interpersonal communication skills - Experience in SAP desired - Ability to carry material (less than 10 lbs) Position is for 1st shift (7:00 am to 3:30 pm) with limited overtime as needed. VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.