Material Coordinator at General Motors

Posted in Other 10 days ago.

Location: Milford, Michigan

Job Description:

Job Description

The Material Coordinator position is located within the GM Defense Advance Build space at Milford Proving Grounds and will support build activities. The Material Coordinator will be the liaison between GM purchasing, product engineering, manufacturing, and our supply base. In this role, the Material Coordinator will champion material management, display, shipping and receiving in the Milford Advanced Build Shop space.

Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Communicating with suppliers to provide specifications for parts required and follow up to receive quotes for requested materials

  • Write Shopping Carts with appropriate details and monitor status through approval process (expediting as necessary) until Purchase Orders are issued

  • Communicate with Suppliers regarding Purchase Orders and monitor manufacturing status. Engage Engineering, Management, or Supplier Quality as required to address roadblocks

  • Submit orders for internal Manufacturing

  • Communicate with Internal manufacturing shops to provide materials ordering support, priority direction for existing orders, and promise dates for parts in the system. Arrange pickup and transportation for materials or parts completed at the manufacturing facility.

  • Arrange and support materials transportation to and from suppliers and customer.

  • Execute Internal parts ordering through CCA (Customer Care & Aftersales)

  • Internal Parts tracking system management, updating required quantities, tracking inventory, working with inventory specialists to manage inventory, pulling parts, labeling, and setting up build carts for build shop activities.

  • Enter and review BOM details for spare parts requirements in inventory management system

  • Update Inventory management system with requirement details as required to support part deliveries

  • Manage materials at storage facilities - arrange transportation to and from, complete quarterly reviews of materials

  • Collaborate with Financial Analyst and Buyers to manage program spending and comparing actuals to metrics for the project.

  • Track and Report Material Status to Expected Delivery and Collaboratively manage impact to project timing and delivery schedules.

  • Coordinates scrap material activities with returned parts and Engineering team.

  • This position requires either a U.S. Person (as defined in applicable export regulations) or a non-U.S. Person who is eligible to obtain required export authorization(s)

  • Role may require DoD Secret Security Clearance

Additional Job Description

Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree OR equivalent work experience considered in lieu of degree.

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in materials management

  • Ability to work within a small team atmosphere

  • Ability to multi-task supporting engineering and manufacturing teams, supplier capacity, and customer requirements

  • Strong cross-functional collaboration skills

  • Excellent communication and command skills are vital to be successful in this position

  • Strong Organization Skills - Managing Information from multiple locations and sources

  • This position requires the ability to obtain a Government Security Clearance

Preferred Qualifications

  • 3+ years of experience in vehicle development/manufacturing

  • Ability to navigate ambiguity to execute tangible solutions

  • Knowledge of procurement software or ability to learn and adapt to new applications quickly

  • Knowledge of Supply chain process and materials management

  • Strong analytical, computer, presentation, and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work independently

  • Knowledge of basic manufacturing and assembly processes

  • Technical and Quality Certifications are a plus

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, MS Office suite

  • Experienced in software such as SharePoint and Project preferable

About GM

Our vision is a world with Zero Crashes, Zero Emissions and Zero Congestion and we embrace the responsibility to lead the change that will make our world better, safer and more equitable for all.

Why Join Us

We aspire to be the most inclusive company in the world. We believe we all must make a choice every day - individually and collectively - to drive meaningful change through our words, our deeds and our culture. Our Work Appropriately philosophy supports our foundation of inclusion and provides employees the flexibility to work where they can have the greatest impact on achieving our goals, dependent on role needs. Every day, we want every employee, no matter their background, ethnicity, preferences, or location, to feel they belong to one General Motors team.

Benefits Overview

The goal of the General Motors total rewards program is to support the health and well-being of you and your family. Our comprehensive compensation plan incudes, the following benefits, in addition to many others:
• Paid time off including vacation days, holidays, and parental leave for mothers, fathers and adoptive parents;
• Healthcare (including a triple tax advantaged health savings account and wellness incentive), dental, vision and life insurance plans to cover you and your family;
• Company and matching contributions to 401K savings plan to help you save for retirement;
• Global recognition program for peers and leaders to recognize and be recognized for results and behaviors that reflect our company values;
• Tuition assistance and student loan refinancing;
• Discount on GM vehicles for you, your family and friends.

Diversity Information

General Motors is committed to being a workplace that is not only free of discrimination, but one that genuinely fosters inclusion and belonging. We strongly believe that workforce diversity creates an environment in which our employees can thrive and develop better products for our customers. We understand and embrace the variety through which people gain experiences whether through professional, personal, educational, or volunteer opportunities.GM is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

We encourage interested candidates to review the key responsibilities and qualifications and apply for any positions that match your skills and capabilities.

Equal Employment Opportunity Statements

The policy of General Motors is to extend opportunities to qualified applicants and employees on an equal basis regardless of an individual's age, race, color, sex, religion, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity/expression or veteran status. Additionally, General Motors is committed to being an Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) Employer and offers opportunities to all job seekers including individuals with disabilities. If you need a reasonable accommodation to assist with your job search or application for employment, email us In your email, please include a description of the specific accommodation you are requesting as well as the job title and requisition number of the position for which you are applying.
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