VIVA USA Inc Material Flow Analyst in Waterloo, Iowa
Req Ref No: JNIAMF7 Location: Waterloo, IA Duration: 12.0 months Description Description: Establishes the material flow and movement strategy for the raw material, WIP and complete goods. Ensures that there is optimized material movement that results in increased productivity and efficiency, reduction of inventory levels as well as higher inventory accuracy. Duties: Evaluates current logistics flow through the facility for slow moving vs. fast moving materials. Performs root cause analysis; determines corrective action for appropriate material replenishment and flow throughout the factory. Establishes and monitors line side inventory levels and presentation. Plans material replenishment strategies to support variable build levels and inventory accuracy while minimizing material handling costs. Establishes and creates triggers based on raw material or complete goods replenishment cycles and lead times. Determines correct inventory location for raw materials and complete goods inventory. Plans raw material and In Process storage strategies. Serves as expert for Warehouse Management portion of SAP, determining zones for warehouse locations. Establishes SAP system parameters to drive material to its point of use. Serves as transportation resource to unit operations personnel to assure optimal carrier selection for shipment and delivery and to facilitate compliance with appropriate governmental regulations. Reviews and analyzes freight cost to optimize services and cost and manages all freight loss, product damage, overcharge, trailer and container detention and service related claims in order to minimize costs. Specific Position Requirements 2-3 Years Material Flow Experience in a factory environment Proficient in Auto-Cad Proficient in Microsoft Office-Excel primarily-Data Dumps, sorting, pivot tables SAP Experience Experience with Ergonomics in Material Handling Primarily a 1st shift position, with overtime worked as needed 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.