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Assistant Material Manager (Pontiac)

Company: Dakkota Integrated Systems
Location: Pontiac
Posted on: June 21, 2022

Job Description:

Dakkota Integrated Systems is looking to hire an Assistant Materials Manager to join our fast growing team at Detroit Kettering Plant!
Who we are.Dakkota Integrated Systems is a joint venture with majority partner Rush Group LLC and Magna International Inc. Established in 2001, Dakkota manages the complete assembly and sequencing of modules for OEMs and Tier One suppliers. Automotive is our line of business, but our employees and passion for quality drive us.
What you'll love about Dakkota.Dakkota's greatest asset are its employees. The employees make the fast-paced and energetic culture a place youll love and want to be. A place where hard work does not go unnoticed, and your impact is felt at every turn.

  • Interested in pursuing classes outside of automotive? Dakkota offers a generous tuition assistance initiative that supports classes in any field of study
  • We support team members in their efforts by offering professional training and development classes
  • We care about your well-being so we contribute to the cost of your health benefits; medical, vision, dental, life insurance
  • Invest in your future with our 401K match program
    What You'll Be Doing.
    • Coordinate and manage material planning and logistics projects from start to finish
    • Assist with the development, implementation and maintenance of system and procedures for accurate and timely management reporting.
    • Drive continual improvement and cost reduction opportunities.
    • Establish, measure and work to achieve the company goals as they relate to the Key Operating Indicators.
    • Assist with material office and material floor activity to ensure a one-team mindset
    • Oversee the management of the plant layout, PFEP, and signage to ensure all information remains current and updates are made in a timely manner
    • Support Materials Manager with tasks / assignments as needed
    • Back-up to Materials Manager and all responsibilities of the Materials Manager when absent from the plant
    • Document all activities as required.
    • Track all shift notes for material lineside downtime
    • Address all safety concerns in the department and give notice to EHS
    • Report all departmental deficiencies to the Materials Manager
    • Support with all continuous improvement and corrective actions relative to freight performance
    • Champion floor walks to ensure 5S expectations are maintained
    • Mandatory participation in all plant inventories.
    • Assist in department where needed (ie. projects, cycle counts, department challenges)
    • Adhere to all company guidelines for Emergency Evacuation to ensure employee safety.
    • Any additional responsibility deemed necessary by management.
      Limits of Authority
      • Advise Department Manager of those situations that may pose a significant risk to the program, product assurance, facilities, employee safety or customer satisfaction results.
      • Initiate actions to prevent the occurrence of any nonconformance relating to product, process & systems.
      • Identify and record any problems relating to the product, process or system.
      • Initiate, recommend or provide solutions thought the appropriate channels and verify implementation.
      • Control further processing and delivery of nonconforming product until the deficiency is corrected.
        Basic Education, Experience and Skills Required
        • Bachelor degree in Supply Chain Management or equivalent combination of education and experience.
        • Bailed and Owned Material Operation - 5 years material management experience including staff supervision, preferably in an automotive environment
        • Familiar with all procedures/guidelines relating to the Materials department
        • Strong computer skills (Microsoft Word, Excel, Access, Trans4M, etc.)
        • CPIM, CPM, APP Certification desirable
        • Able to maintain confidential information

Keywords: Dakkota Integrated Systems, Pontiac , Assistant Material Manager (Pontiac), Professions , Pontiac, Michigan

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