Motrex LLC Production Control Manager in Milwaukee, Wisconsin
Stryten Energy (formerly Tulip Richardson Manufacturing), a new company name with a long history in the Milwaukee, WI area, manufactures proprietary and custom injection molding products serving the industrial lead battery, automotive and consumer markets. Stryten Energy is expanding battery poly manufacturing and recycling output to help solve industry-wide supply constraints.
Responsible for the production planning, purchasing, shipping, receiving and scrap recycle processes necessary to meet business goals and to support continuous improvements throughout facility processes.
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To perform this job successfully an individual must be able to perform each duty satisfactorily. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform essential functions. Other duties may be assigned.
Direct and coordinate activities of personnel engaged in buying, scheduling and distributing materials and supplies.
Supervise the location and viability of material and supply vendors based on their ability to supply availability and terms of sales.
Regulate the adherence to and the development and implementation of purchasing and contract management instructions, policies, and procedures.
Represent the company in support of contract negotiations and formulating policies with suppliers.
Supervise the scheduling functions using Material Requirements Planning (MRP) to calculate the materials required to supply the plant.
Develop production capacity models to ensure service support rates and inventory targets are met.
Requisition and maintain inventories of materials, parts or supplies necessary to meet production demands.
Maintain records of goods ordered and received.
Develop and maintain a cycle count program to ensure inventory accuracy to established accuracy rates.
Initiate and coordinate inventory and cost control programs.
Participate in the development of specifications for products and the materials that go into their manufacture.
Analyze market and delivery systems to assess present and future material availability.
Resolve vendor or contractor grievances and claims against suppliers.
Review processing schedules and production orders to make decisions concerning inventory requirements, work procedures, or duty assignments, considering budgetary limitations and time constraints.
Revise production schedules when required due to design changes, material shortages, backlogs, or other interruptions, collaborating with management, marketing, sales, production, or engineering.
Confer with establishment personnel, vendors, and customers to coordinate production and shipping activities to resolve complaints or eliminate delays.
Regular attendance is required in order to give sufficient support to the plant-wide team.
While performing the duties of this job the individual is occasionally required to vary their work schedule.
Education, Experience, Certifications:
Bachelor’s degree preferred and five years of purchasing and scheduling experience in a manufacturing environment.
Ten years of experience in the purchasing and scheduling field working with vendors, customers, management, marketing, sales, production, and engineering towards continuous improvement efforts and projects at the site level.
Proven leadership experience with significant and verifiable results.
Must have experience with industrial hygiene practices and related equipment, as well as be able to assist with maintenance of the equipment.
Experience with developing and deploying safety programs at a plant level.
Heavy industrial experience an added advantage.
Competencies, Skills, Knowledge:
Ability to work in a team environment.
Working knowledge of Excel and Microsoft Word.
Management of Personnel Resources — Motivating, developing, and directing people as they work, identifying the best people for the job.
Working knowledge of Microsoft Suite products, specifically Excel, PowerPoint, Word and Outlook.
Effective coaching and mentoring skills.
Excellent verbal and written communication skills to give and share information to/with co-workers, customers and production management in order to achieve optimum plant performance.
Active listening: giving full attention to what other people are saying, taking time to understand the points being made, asking questions as appropriate, and not interrupting at inappropriate times.
Critical thinking: using logic and reasoning to identify the strengths and weaknesses of alternative solutions, conclusions or approaches to problems.
Speaking: talking to others to convey information effectively.
Negotiation: bringing others together and trying to reconcile differences.
Persuasion: persuading others to change their minds or behavior.
Social perceptiveness: being aware of others' reactions and understanding why they react as they do.
Time management: managing one's own time and the time of others.
Judgment and decision making: considering the relative costs and benefits of potential actions to choose the most appropriate one.
OTHER CATEGORIES AS REQUIRED:
The physical demands and work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.
While performing the duties of this job, individual is regularly required to sit; stand; walk; use hands to finger, handle or feel; reach with hands and arms and talk or hear.
Individual is occasionally required to climb or balance and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.
Ability to occasionally lift a minimum 25lbs and 26 to 150lbs with assistance of equipment
Regular use of safety glasses and steel-toed shoes. Limited use of respirator. Vision requirements: close vision.
While performing the duties of this job, individual is regularly exposed to moving mechanical parts and fumes or airborne particles
Individual occasionally exposed to precarious places; toxic or caustic chemicals and risk of electrical shock
Noise level is minimal to loud
Regular work in a lead contaminated area and must wear a uniform and safety shoes in that area to prevent the tracking and / or possible lead contamination of other clean areas or outside or the regulated areas
Stryten Energy 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.
Stryten Energy helps solve the world’s most pressing energy challenges with a broad range of energy storage solutions across the Essential Power, Motive Power, Transportation, Military and Government sectors. Headquartered in Alpharetta, Georgia, we partner with some of the world’s most recognized companies to meet the growing demand for reliable and sustainable energy storage capacity. Stryten powers everything from submarines to subcompacts, warehouses, distribution centers, cars, trains and trucks. Our stored energy technologies include advanced lead and lithium batteries, intelligent chargers and cloud-based software that keep people on the move and supply chains running. An industry leader backed by more than a century of expertise, Stryten has The Energy to Challenge the status quo and deliver top-performing energy solutions for today and tomorrow. Learn more at stryten.com.
Job Locations WI-Milwaukee
Requisition ID 2022-3459
Category Supply Chain/Logistics
Position Type Regular Fulltime
Address 714 East Keefe Ave
Postal Code 53212