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Location
Duncansville, Pennsylvania
Industry
Manufacturing & Production (Production Occupations)
Job Type
Temporary
Working Hours
First shift
Ref. Number
R_ALT1365
Contact
Spherion
Phone
814-942-1199
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Job Description

To support daily production operations by ensuring an optimal supply of material to meet manufacturing and customer demand.  Primary responsibility is to ensure the inventory and Kanban cards are sized correctly, monitor Kanban execution through daily audits and identify ways to reduce inventory by improving Kanban design.  Individual with have direct contact with outside suppliers, transportation carriers, Customer Service, Engineering, Marketing and Operations staff.

For immediate consideration, please send your resume to Altoona-pa@spherion.com, or call 814-942-1199 and apply on spherionpajobs.com.

Qualification

BS in Business Logistics or Operations Management highly desired.
Proficient at the use of MS office applications including Word, Excel and Access.
Understanding of Lean Manufacturing concepts and methods.

Responsibilities

Accurately size Kanban’s and the inventory investment to ensure inventory availability while reducing waste.
Forecast monthly material requirements.
Perform daily inventory management at GEMBA along with a daily audit of Kanban execution.
Monitor and suggest improvements Monitor supplier delivery performance using eKanban analysis reporting to maintain lead times, determine safety stock levels and hold suppliers accountable for performance improvement.
Based on PSI forecast, historical usage and anticipated NPD implementations, accurately size Kanbans and the inventory investment to assure material availability without inventory waste.