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Materials and Distribution Manager

Location: Corvallis, OR, United States
Job Type: Full Time
Job Category: Logistics and Skill Trades
Job Industry: Engineering/Manufacturing
Salary: The pay we're offering is $25 per hour
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The Opportunity


We're looking for a Materials and Distribution Manager, working in Engineering/Manufacturing industry in Corvallis, Oregon, United States.

  • Oversee the shipment planning for press installations and field upgrades of complex hardware to customer sites.
  • Submit procurement requests for specific materials needed for the installations.
  • Ensure that any no-charge items or non-BOM materials are pulled from the warehouse.
  • Coordinate having all the materials ready in time for the shipment to support the planned installation start date.
  • Create the shipping requests for each required shipment.
  • Order the crating for the shipments with the local crating supplier and follow up to ensure it is complete in time for the shipment, as needed.
  • Ensure shipments are properly labeled.
  • Complete necessary inventory transactions in SAP (PGI, Deliveries).
  • Review shipping paperwork for accuracy and completeness.
  • Confirm shipment is arranged for pickup and delivery.
  • Provide ship status to the project manager of the installation project.
  • Provide follow-up for shipping failures, missing items, and other issues that arise which prevent the installation of the upgrade from staying on schedule.
  • Support one-off shipping requests as needed (e.g., special, urgent shipments for installations; returns from customer sites; etc.)
  • Lead appropriate “all-hands-on-deck” meetings for projects that have accelerated timelines to ensure all team members understand the requirements.
  • Initiate exception requests, as required, when logistics processes need to move forward, and the requirements are not in place to allow normal process.
  • Represent logistics processes in project meetings, such as lead time and requirements expected for a smooth delivery to the customer site.
  • Lead continuous process improvement efforts in the logistics planning and management processes.

Our Client

Our client is a 20+ year-old IT services company. Connecting IT professionals, like you, with challenging positions at great companies. Taking the time to find your best possible match.

Listening. Following through. Ensuring fit between people, cultures, and attitudes. Creating the type of environment that clients and candidates are eager to return to, again and again.

Discovering better, faster and smarter ways to work together. Consultant retention rates outpace the industry. Most client relationships are measured in decades. Sound interesting? Check this out.

Experience Required for Your Success

  • Four-year college degree in business or related field
  • Experience with Logistics processes and linkages to systems transactions (physical flow with system flow)
  • Knowledge of incoterms
  • Knowledge of using an inventory management or ERP system (SAP experienced preferred) for transactions required to support a shipment
  • Sound attention to detail
  • Strong spreadsheet skills for analysis and reporting
  • Ability to work independently, but also to collaborate effectively with a team
  • Ability to multi-task and adapt to change to work through changing priorities
  • Skilled at communicating complex information in clear manner

What Do You Think?
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