Exide Technologies

Materials and Shipping Manager

US-GA-Columbus
Requisition ID
2017-1480
Category
Supply Chain/Logistics
Position Type
Regular Full-Time

Overview

The position is responsible for all aspects of material scheduling for the production of industrial batteries and ensuring of shipment of batteries to the customer.

Responsibilities

  • Manage all supporting functions within the materials discipline including the scheduling, ordering, receiving, and the releasing of schedules to support assembling, forming, finishing, and shipping of product.
  • Implement lean initiatives to reduce inventory. Control inventory to reduce variances.
  • Ensure all requirements reflect proper and correct lead time and quantities expected to fulfill the weekly production of cells.
  • Verify that all requisition of materials used in the assembly and finishing are processed in a timely manner.
  • Participate in daily production meetings at which scheduled performance is monitored from generated reports. 
  • Review open purchase order report to verify that all receipts have been processed in a timely manner, all late items are being expedited and any residual requirements not needed to support production are closed out monthly.
  • Process cycle counts as required in a timely manner to correct inventory errors caused by incorrect report, keying, or disposition of materials received.
  • Manage OTD performance levels to constantly improve upon customer service levels.
  • Communicate all issues identified with the appropriate internal and external customers depending on the issue addressed.

Qualifications

EDUCATION AND/OR EXPERIENCE

  • College degree and two to five years of battery industry or manufacturing related experience or master’s degree 2 years experience or any combination thereof.

LANGUAGE SKILLS

  • Must have working knowledge of computer systems use and/or the ability to become fluent in current systems language.
  • Ability to read, analyze and interpret common technical manuals. 
  • Effectively communicate with co-workers, customer and management. 
  • Ability to respond effectively to the most sensitive inquiries or complaints. 
  • Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.

REASONING ABILITY

  • Ability to define problems and draw valid conclusions on the work that needs to be performed. 
  • Understanding of basic process and product flow in order to trouble shoot and pinpoint areas requiring problem solving.
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision. 
  • Ability to interpret a variety of instructions furnished in written, oral, diagram, or schedule form.

PHYSICAL DEMANDS

  • Individual will be out in the manufacturing environment and at times required to lift up to 40lbs; walking, reaching, bending and stooping.

WORK ENVIRONMENT

  • Individual will be working in the office area and the production environment with minimal lead exposure.

TRAVEL

  • Very minimal

EEO Statement

Exide Technologies is an equal opportunity employer where an applicant's qualifications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, veteran status, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, or any other basis prohibited by law.

About Exide

Exide Technologies (www.exide.com) is a global provider of stored electrical energy solutions—batteries and associated equipment and services for transportation and industrial markets. With 128 years of industry experience and operating in more than 80 countries, Exide produces and recycles a broad range of products that keep customers and their businesses powering forward. Leading car, truck and lift truck manufacturers trust Exide as an original equipment supplier, and Exide serves the transportation and industrial aftermarket through a comprehensive portfolio of products and services. The Company’s extensive sales, distribution and service network provides flexibility and quality for an exceptional customer experience.

At Exide Technologies, It All Starts Now. History and scale, combined with a start-up mentality, make Exide the faster, more nimble, more innovative, more digital, and more responsive alternative for customers who want more than simply a battery supplier. Exide is "the 128 Year Old Start-Up," and the Company is moving forward—bringing the energy of the “new Exide” to customers around the world.

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