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Senior Materials Supervisor

Location: Multimatic Michigan, Jackson, Michigan, United States

Posted: August 23rd, 2023

Multimatic Michigan is responsible for manufacturing fully engineered, high quality components and assemblies for high-volume vehicle manufacturers.  Multimatic Michigan uses advanced proprietary manufacturing processes.

Multimatic Michigan is currently looking for a Senior Materials Supervisor that will be responsible for ensuring on time delivery of parts to customers and maintaining accuracy of customer release forecasts, production and shipping schedules.


  • Generate production schedule for assembly department
  • Ensure Customer releases EDI & Non-EDI are imported and/or entered correctly into SAP, and update ERP/MRP accordingly
  • Load releases to MMMI schedule and create/maintain optimal production schedules.
  • Monitor Customer portals for Delivery Performance.
  • Customer Order Discrepancies including Cumulative Reconciling with Customer.
  • Create and maintain customer contact list.
  • Communicate release changes with the Materials Manager, Materials Supervisor, Material Planner, and Plant Manager to ensure ship schedules will be adhered to.
  • Ensure the daily truck schedule complies with all customer routing instructions / Management of daily window time schedule.
  • Booking trucks as required in Customer portals.
  • Set up CSAs, CMIRs, Customer Packaging Instructions in SAP
  • Maintenance of Customer Packaging portals
  • Investigate and submit disputes for violations to maintain delivery performance.
  • Communicate Customer bulletins throughout the organization.
  • Ensure production of finished goods is consistent with customer/delivery schedules
  • Generate schedule for outside processing vendors.  Responsible for all outside processing to ensure parts are back in time for production
  • Update and maintain Supplier Performance database
  • Assist with pre-production planning for new equipment, tooling programs, etc. through pre-production meetings
  • Monitor procedures, methods, and policies designed to improve MRP/SAP control
  • Enter receiving date, maintain files, and prepare correspondence for purchasing, productions, and receiving
  • Monitor and correct bar coding entries within IMS/SAP
  • Communicate with vendors and shipping carriers as required Receive ASN’s from suppliers and send to customers.
  • Issue all shipment related paperwork Ensure customer ASN’s are transmitted on time and are accurate from shippers
  • Create and distribute Waterfall Chart for Customer releases/forecasts.
  • Responsible for Advanced Shipping notices
  • Responsible for Returnable Containers Tracking.
  • Inform suppliers of any discrepancies and issue DMN’s as required Answer Customer portals on assigned days/times, as required (GM SPOC, Ferrari, etc).
  • Work with Customers regarding shortages.
  • Coordinate premium freight with Customers as required for Expedites.
  • Cross train and provide back-up coverage for absences and vacations in department
  • Perform weekly/monthly cycle counts
  • Supervision and training of Material Handlers
  • Back up to Materials Planners to coordinate the shipment to outside processors
  • Manage planned inventory banks and ramp up plans in SAP
  • Cycle Count Finished Goods and Service inventory parts when required
  • Work to achieve 100% accuracy in all aspects of material flow and on hand inventory.
  • Responsible for the accuracy of month End FG Inventory, and Lead Year-end Physical Inventory.
  • Follow all departmental and general procedures where applicable. 
  • Update Monthly KMI’s
  • Perform “Month End” Close
  • Adopt and practice Kaizen principles; participate in Kaizen and GEAR activities. 
  • Perform other duties as assigned by the Plant Manager and/or Department Manager
  • Works in compliance with IATF16949 and ISO14001 standards
  • Will work in compliance with all legislative requirements of MIOSHA


  • Grade 12 or equivalent education
  • Minimum three (3) years’ experience in production planning in an Automotive manufacturing environment
  • Experience in Inventory Control
  • Experience with Shipping/Receiving
  • Solid knowledge of MRP systems (preferably SAP) and MS Office
  • Understand Lot Trace and how it works
  • Excellent English communications skills both written and verbal.
  • Self motivated and able to work with minimum supervision
  • Able to successfully interact with all levels of employees in the organization
  • A valid Forklift license would be an asset
  • Experience in a high-volume manufacturing environment
  • Strong attention to detail and accuracy
  • Must be able to pass criminal background check, and drug test

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.