Material Control Specialist I

Savannah, GA

Job Description

Job Summary:
Under moderate supervision, responsible for a variety of activities within the material control function in support of manufacturing. Maintain accuracy of materials and data entry.

Unique Skills:
- Logistics fundamentals Material Handling Understanding of processes for material storage.

Education and Experience Requirements:
- High School Diploma or GED required.
- 1 year related expediting and/or material handling experience; or completion of Technical Certificate in warehouse distribution; and/or successful completion in current year youth apprenticeship program sponsored by GAC, in area of expertise.
- Valid Driver’s License required.

Job Responsibilities:
- Interpret route cards and/or material request forms to ensure accurate movement of materials.
- Ensure request is handles for replacement material such as scrap, DMT or miscellaneous issues.
- Move materials to the correct location through inventory transactions using appropriate systems.
- Responsible for tracking of parts requested to support Manufacturing schedules.
- Operate material handling equipment and company vehicles as required.
- Responsible for assigned equipment.
- Work with others as a team on dispatching functions.
- Complies with all company safety regulations.

Additional Functions:
- Ensure housekeeping in work area and comply with all company safety regulations.
- Learn and apply Lean concepts within functional responsibilities. Supports a continuous improvement culture including lean principles, sustainability initiatives, ergonomic improvements, safety, and cross functional teams.
- Perform other duties as assigned.

Other Requirements:
- Able to pass math and reading assessment.
- Capable of working in an automated system.
- Demonstrate experience in materials coordination.
- Basic knowledge of Microsoft Word and Excel.