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VIVA USA Inc Material Coordinator in Dubuque, Iowa

Req Ref No: JNIAMC12 Location: Dubuque, IA Duration: 11.0 months Description Description: Coordinates the flow of materials and the filling of Kanbans in a department of the factory, which may include shipping and receiving. Ensures that the production personnel have the parts they need in order to produce the desired product. Oversees and ensures that the inventory is correct and on time and identifies problems and makes suggestions involving production schedules. Ensures material logistics follow client Production Systems principles. Coordinates the activities for the tactical execution of a production plan within a smaller group of the factory. Typically an initial position in the organization. Duties: Coordinates department(s) schedule performance for procuring, expediting, the movement of rejected material to source. Recommends procedures for specific situations that will maintain inventory accuracy and management. Finds root cause of material shortages. May provide recommendations for solutions. Utilizes Master Schedule to create and distribute daily production schedules. May include the processing of transactions for inbound/outbound materials. Audits material replenishment cycles and accuracy and may create material replenishment plans with assistance. Counts and resolves inventory errors and expedites parts to ensure uninterrupted production. Works critical shortage reports to ensure part availability. Specific Position Requirements Support production departments/employees on part shortages or problems and drive for resolution and root cause of issues. In addition, communicate issues/resolution to the appropriate module representatives for follow up, provide recommendations for solutions, resolve consumption errors, maintain inventory accuracy/management, and implement engineering release and change management processes. Bachelor’s degree is not required, but preferred Years of Experience is not required Must Haves: • Ability to work off-shift hours and overtime, as needed • Strong written and verbal communication skills • Strong skills using Microsoft Office, Excel, Word, and Outlook • Material flow, Inventory Control or Supply Management experience 1st Shift, Monday-Friday 6am-2:30pm or 6am – 4:30pm. May include a few extra evening hours and some Saturdays. Please be advised that Saturdays are only scheduled as needed which is generally one or so per month. VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.