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Logistics Supervisor

Location: Multimatic Indiana - New Haven, Fort Wayne, Indiana, United States

Posted: May 19th, 2018

Multimatic Structures & Suspension has recently expanded its manufacturing presence in Fort Wayne, IN. We are searching for a dynamic individual who desires to join an energetic and dedicated team that is launching a new facility with new equipment and a new product line.

CURRENTLY, WE ARE SEARCHING FOR A LOGISTICS SUPERVISOR. This is a 1st shift position.

Multimatic is a global enterprise supplying engineered components, systems and services to the automotive industry. The company’s success has been fueled by its ability to attract and motivate a team of highly skilled and passionate individuals who want to make a difference.With expanding facilities around the world, including in Canada, the US, the UK, Germany, Mexico, Japan and China, there is always room in Multimatic’s growing team for people who share a dedication to technical excellence, quality and enthusiasm.

Why Work For Multimatic?

  • Great benefits (e.g. Medical, Dental, Vision, Paid Time-off, & 401k)
  • Tuition Assistance for Apprenticeships & continuing education programs
  • An excellent opportunity to be part of a new plant start-up from the onset
  • Perhaps best known as constructor of the new Ford GT road and race cars, Multimatic's products also span a wide range of automotive mechanisms, structures and suspension systems (including Formula 1 race dampers)

FACILITY ADDRESS:

Multimatic New Haven

2808 Adams Center Road

Fort Wayne, Indiana USA 46803

SUMMARY

This is a fast paced environment requiring excellent communication skills, teamwork and the ability to organize and prioritize. The primary function will be the coordination of incoming and outgoing freight including; spare parts, components, W.I.P material. Verify and ensure the accuracy of all Multimatic and supplier owned returnable containers (totes, racks, pallets, lids and bins, etc). Supplement our shipping/receiving coordinators as needed.

ESSENTIAL DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES       

  • Coordinate all movement of material within the manufacturing plant
  • Responsible for providing training, direction and supervision of all Forklift Operators, Material Handlers and Shipping & Receiving Coordinators
  • Ensures zero disruptions with material flow throughout plant operations
  • Performs inventory checks, cycle counts, etc. as needed
  • Works with vendors & customers to ensure on-time-delivery
  • Interacts/communicates with customers utilizing customer specific web-based “portal”
  • Works with our vendors, carriers and materials analyst to enhance our freight utilization as well as minimize our freight costs and control inventory levels
  • Responsible for optimizing all loads inbound and outbound and finding best priced carrier
  • Responsible for securing annual freight contracts as needed
  • Monitor Multimatic and supplier owned returnable containers as well as Multimatic expendable containers to contain shipping costs
  • Other related duties as assigned

KEY RELATIONSHIPS

  • Provides direct supervision of Forklift Operators, Material Handlers and Shipping & Receiving Coordinators including: training, teaching, coaching, mentoring and inspiring team members
  • Provide the Supply Chain Manager with full details on all functions
  • Work closely with the Materials Analyst & Materials Planner to ensure the proper flow of inbound & outbound materials
  • Work closely with Carriers and Transportation Company: maintaining constant contact with Dispatch and drivers to ensure all pickup, drop trailer and schedule pickup are done on time
  • Interact and communicate daily with other shift’s employees, supervisors and management to ensure that all shipping requirements are met

 QUALIFICATIONS AND REQUIREMENTS

To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill and/or ability required.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

EDUCATION and/or EXPERIENCE

  • High school diploma or general education degree (GED).
  • Personal computer skills in a Windows environment, including proficiency in Word and Excel software
  • 2 -4 year’s experience supervising Forklift Operators, Material Handlers and or Shipping & Receiving functions (required)
  • Automotive manufacturing experience (required)
  • Must speak, read and write fluent English.
  • Possess the Ability, Skill and Will to drive teams to be successful
  • Emotional Maturity - ability to manage and work through stressful situations effectively

If you are interested in this position, apply by sending us your cover letter and resume.
We thank all interested candidates in advance; however, only individuals selected for interviews will be contacted.
As part of our commitment to ensuring our employment practices are fair, accessible, and inclusive of persons with disabilities, recruitment-related accommodations for disabilities, are available upon request throughout the recruitment and assessment process for applicants with disabilities.