Ryder System Material Follow Up Coordinator in TONAWANDA, New York

Position Description

Tonawanda, NY -

Are you looking for an opportunity to work in supply chain?

A Material Follow-Up Coordinator (MFU) will be responsible for operational functions, auditing and tracking parts, calling on different carriers and suppliers to make sure shipments are coming in on time. The MFU will be responsible for conducting cycle counts on the floor and correcting inventory numbers as needed.

  • Top of the line customer service provided to clients internally and externally; able to handle difficult conversations

  • Basic excel skills required: pivot tables, v-look ups.

  • Must be available to work weekend shifts

  • Independent decision making related to material availability and inventory control

This is an exciting opportunity that provides career opportunities for growth. If you are interested, please apply and we look forward to speaking with you soon!

Requirements

  • High school diploma or GED equivalent

  • Bachelor's degree preferred

  • One (1) year or more of administrative experience preferred

  • Five (5) years or more relevant experience strongly recommended

  • Ability to:

  • Create and maintain professional relationships within all levels of the organization (peers, work groups, customers, and supervisors)

  • Work independently and as member of a team, and multi-task

  • Accommodate a flexible work schedule

  • Prioritize, organize and accomplish work

  • Flexibility to operate, and self-driven to excel, in a fast-paced pressure driven environment

  • Capability for multi-tasking, highly organized, with excellent time management skills

  • Strong organizational, problem solving and communication skills; detail-oriented with excellent follow-up practices

  • Strong verbal and written communication skills

  • Knowledge of:

  • MGO -GM's MRP system (intermediate level) preferred

  • Transportation management (intermediate level) preferred

  • Material flow as it relates to manufacturing processes (intermediate level) preferred

Responsibilities

  • Follow-up all purchased parts to ensure shipment and on-time delivery performance to support production requirements

  • Serve as main point of contact for all suppliers; provide direction to suppliers regarding ship schedule requirements and containment plan when behind schedule; includes decision making on timing for supplier ship schedules - allowing them to push material out, pull ahead, and expedite material as needed, based on inventory coverage at plant

  • Track critical parts and develop/execute containment plan to ensure no interruptions or down time to manufacturing line, inclusive of decision making on mode and required delivery window to ensure continuity of production

  • Coordinate and/or arrange for alternative sources of material, requests for spot buys, if necessary (SPO and other GM Plants); independent monitoring, set-up, and cancellation of truck loads for material pick-up, as necessary to support schedule variations; ensure proper material coverage at lowest possible cost for customer

  • Review part buffers to determine that they cover build requirements(metal centers and powertrain); document and manage S and AV code exceptions (assembly plants), including alarm interval maintenancel determine root-cause and take appropriate actionMGO data maintenance; maintain accurate inventory levels in MGO, making appropriate adjustments where necessary; make judgments on posting inventory adjustments based on investigation and analysis; and investigate and process any record adjustment requests from the previous shift

  • Perform other duties as assigned

Ryder is proud to be an Equal Opportunity Employer and Drug Free workplace. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, religion, color, national origin, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, status as a protected veteran, among other things, or status as a qualified individual with disability.

Requisition ID 2018-61037

Category Logistics/Distribution/Transportation Management

Employment Type Regular - Full Time (4)

Travel Requirements 0-10%

Position Code 8173