systemsengineer | Material Control Analyst in Lorain, OH

Material Control Analyst

  • Penske Logistics
  • $93,260.00 - 140,810.00 / Year *
  • 4111 Pearl Ave
  • Lorain, OH 44055
  • Full-Time



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Description:

POSITION SUMMARY:

Penske Logistics is looking for material control analysts to become part of an excellent team. This is a great opportunity for individuals who are self-motivated, with strong analytical and computer skills, customer-centric, and safety conscious. This position coordinates all processes and functions of a department and provides visibility to management by tracking, process over-sight, auditing, researching and troubleshooting operational issues or functions.

SHIFT:

Monday thru Friday 7:30PM - 4:00AM

MAJOR RESPONSIBILITIES:

Use computer to enter records and generate reports

Weigh or count items for distribution within plant to ensure conformance to company standards (as applicable)

Read work orders or receive oral instructions to determine work assignments

Complete daily logs

Proactively seeks opportunities to improve customer s inventory and material flow processes

Work with customer to resolve stock shortages

Identify cost savings opportunities for the customer

Track shipments to ensure shipment deadlines are met.

Work with suppliers to correct part/shipment issues

Follow daily parts control function, including track and trace, production schedule analysis, and exception management

Follow processes that are set by engineering and assist with the implementation of any process and transportation design changes

Provide parts follow up ensuring optimal material flow

Handle reoccurring analysis and tasks driving continuous cost savings initiatives

Examine current processes and implement or recommend improvements to drive out waste

Meet customer deadlines and develop metrics dashboards that highlight customer specific analytics

Use discretion and independent judgment to answer customer requests and propose solutions

Develop and assist with presenting customer analytics, key trends and solution proposals during customer QBR s

Other projects and tasks as assigned by supervisor

Qualifications:

1-3 years inventory/auditing/transportation experience preferred.

High school diploma or equivalent required

Some college, preferred

Fundamental understanding of transportation, supply chain and logistics concepts

Strong problem solving and time management skills required

Strong verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work independently and multi task

Ability to follows process and standard procedures

Experience analyzing large sets of data

Advanced computer skills including Excel and Outlook required

Must also be able to learn and regularly operate multiple company and customer owned Warehouse Management System (WMS) platforms

Regular, predictable, full attendance is an essential function of the job

Willingness to travel as necessary, work the required schedule, work at the specific location required, complete Penske employment application, submit to a background investigation (to include past employment, education, and criminal history) and drug screening are required.

Physical Requirements:

-The physical and mental demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an associate to successfully perform the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

-The associate will be required to: read; communicate verbally and/or in written form; remember and analyze certain information; and remember and understand certain instructions or guidelines.

-While performing the duties of this job, the associate may be required to stand, walk, and sit. The associate is frequently required to use hands to touch, handle, and feel, and to reach with hands and arms. The associate must be able to occasionally lift and/or move up to 25lbs/12kg.

-Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and the ability to adjust focus.

Penske is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

About Penske Logistics

Penske Logistics is a wholly owned subsidiary of Penske Truck Leasing. With operations in North America, South America, Europe and Asia, Penske Logistics provides supply chain management and logistics services to leading companies around the world. Penske Logistics delivers value through its design, planning and execution in transportation, warehousing and freight management. Visit www.PenskeLogistics.com to learn more.

Work Locations: 799 Abbe Rd Sheffield Village, OH

Primary Location: United States-Ohio-Sheffield Village

Job: Logistics/Supply Chain

Penske (Oracle) Job Name: Logistics/Supply Chain

Req ID: 1900431
Associated topics: dispatcher, fleet, fleet management, handler, management, manager, manager trainee, service manager, svce, union


* The salary listed in the header is an estimate based on salary data for similar jobs in the same area. Salary or compensation data found in the job description is accurate.