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Materials Coordinator

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Location: Detroit
Posted on: January 27, 2023

Job Description:

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Flex-N-Gate is a leading manufacturer and supplier of components for the automotive industry, recently ranked 10th of the 150 Top North American Suppliers in "Automotive News." A growing and vital company, Flex-N-Gate provides a great opportunity for hard-working and skilled individuals.

Scope of the Position

The Materials Coordinator will manage production suppliers. Plan all incoming Raw materials, purchased components, packaging, sub-suppliers and outside services to support manufacturing and shipping requirements and oversee Receivers in accordance with stated policies, procedures and departmental goals. Directly or through manager, ensures achievement of company goals and objectives. This position participates fully in department initiatives. This position will work closely with the Materials Manager.


Coordinate all incoming logistics planning with suppliers, as applicable

Inventory expert, working with ERP systems to troubleshoot inventory discrepancies and monitor inventory accuracy

General knowledge of PPAP, TS16949, ISO14001, MSDS, CTPAT and Health & Safety requirements

On-call from the plant by cell phone after hours

Abililty to work in a face paced, Tier enviroment

Issue firm and forecast releases to vendors on an ongoing basis for all production related items (i.e. Steel, Aluminum, Purchased Components, Packaging, sub-suppliers and Outside services)

Coordinate receiving schedules to ensure a smooth flow of incoming products

Maintain minimum inventory levels and monitor for accuracy regularly with cycle counts

Work as a team with Manufacturing to designate storage locations for all purchased components, Steel, Aluminum and packaging. Maintain Maps and charts for plant level reference

Verify receipt data entry from Receivers and monitor FIFO of raw materials throughout the plant

May assist in training of Receivers on receiving into CMS and other databases, as required

CMS database-Purchasing and Inventory expert. Troubleshooting inventory discrepancies, understanding transactions in inventory database and root cause analysis

Ensure current MSDS for items purchased are on file at all times

Coordinate various outbound shipments related to vendors/production (i.e. Scrap processor, returnable containers; materials for out of house tryouts).

Report monthly Supplier Performance and summarize for QOS reporting

Keep up to date with system changes and training requirements related to job duties

The incumbent is responsible for the awareness, understanding, specific responsibilities and management of the Environmental Management System (EMS) as stated in EMS policy CEVPL.00005.


Community college diploma in purchasing or enrollment in/completion of PMAC; and/or

Minimum 3 to 5 years in the automotive industry

2 years Inventory control experience

Experience with steel / aluminum is an asset

Excellent organizational and time management skills

Excellent English communication skills (verbal and written)

Positive attitude

Proficiency with database applications and administration systems, specifically Microsoft Office.

Ability to work effectively alone and prioritize.

Must be a highly motivated, service and team-oriented individual with an attention to detail.

Enthusiasm for challenge and new initiatives are prerequisites.

Strong analytical ability

Supervisory and interpersonal skills are required

Troubleshooting ability is required

Strong decision making and problem solving skills

Demonstrated good internal customer service skills

Detail oriented

Good computer skills


Medical, dental, prescription, vision, life and disability insurance; and a flexible spending account

401(k) retirement savings plan with company match

Extensive safety training, new hire orientation, continuous learning and development programs and tuition reimbursement

Paid holidays and vacation timeWhat do our employees have to say?"It engages you professionally, and provides learning opportunities.""Lots of growth opportunity.""The company's young enough to be exciting, but old enough to be stable."Not just a job-a great place to work!Flex-N-Gate is an equal opportunity employer. EOE/Minorities/Females/Veterans/Disabled.

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