Material Controls Manager

Location: South Lyon, MI
Date Posted: 07-07-2017
Located in South Lyon, MI, SW North America is a technology focused company that supplies solutions for demanding, workpiece-specific manufacturing systems for the metal working industry. SWNA’s equipment is used worldwide, particularly in the automotive and aerospace industries, in hydraulics and pneumatics manufacturing, and in many other emerging fields and markets.

The Position
The Company is adding a Material Controls Manager to its team to manage all aspects of materials flow and inventory, including inventory and production control, purchasing, receiving, shipping, and developing and managing supplier relationships. The Materials Control Manager will play a vital role in SWNA’s operations and contribute to the overall success of the Company.

Duties include, but are not limited to, maintaining inventory accuracy, leading negotiations, tracking quality, price, and delivery metrics, developing a Bill of Material System within the current ERP System, and modifying processes and procedures for shipping, receiving, and inventory control.   
Targeted Experience, Skills, and Abilities
  • Bachelor’s degree in Logistics, or a related field
  • At least 3-5 years of logistics, purchasing and/or inventory management experience
  • Creative and results-oriented, with a strong sense of urgency and self-motivation
  • Excellent problem-solving skills
  • Adaptable and flexible style while working with all types of individuals
  • Excellent communication and organizational skills
  • Ability to travel both domestically and internationally
  • German speaking ability preferred but not required 
Compensation, Benefits, and Structure
The position is full-time and permanent, with a competitive salary based on skills and experience.  In addition, the Company offers 100% employer paid Medical, Dental, and Vision insurance, a 401K with a Company match and immediate vesting, paid time off, ongoing career development and training, and a team-based work environment.

The Recruitment Process
The recruitment process will include 2 phone screens, an in-person interview, candidate assessments, and a pre-employment background check and drug test.

SW North America is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer!
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