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Steelcase Inc.

Materials and Production Logistics Manager

Steelcase Inc. - Athens, AL

About Steelcase Inc.

For over 100 years, Steelcase Inc. has helped create great experiences for the world's leading organizations, across industries. We demonstrate this through our family of brands – including Steelcase®, Coalesse®, Designtex®, PolyVision® and Turnstone®. Together, they offer a comprehensive portfolio of architecture, furniture and technology products and services designed to unlock human promise and support social, economic and environmental sustainability. We are globally accessible through a network of channels, including over 800 dealer locations. Steelcase is a global, industry-leading and publicly traded company with fiscal 2016 revenue of $3.1 billion.

We’re hiring a Materials and Production Logistics Manager

in Athens, AL.

Position Summary

Utilizing the Steelcase Materials Strategy and Playbook, Lean Manufacturing and agreed to best practices, manages the materials and production logistics function including plant capacity planning, production planning and scheduling, and material movement. Manages to ensure that materials and parts in the supply chain are available as scheduled and inventory is managed at appropriate lean manufacturing levels. Manages the logistics functions of materials and production planning, purchasing, production and inventory control, inbound and outbound logistics, and sourcing for one or more manufacturing facility. Manages the integration of company system tools with lean manufacturing techniques to leverage positive business results within plant, supplier or subsidiary. Manages the material and parts delivery process including setup/design and replenishment of supermarkets, Kanban’s and pull systems. Participates in the negotiation of lead times with suppliers and schedules for timely delivery. Strengthens function by developing policies, procedures, systems, programs and staff and by meeting established objectives.

Required Skills

Proven managerial skills consistent with organizational goals and company policy to think/manage strategically, develop talent, and maximize performance.

Able to financially manage the function by understanding budgeting, compensation systems, income statements and project justification.

Able to lead special projects within the division, plant or operations function.

Must understand the manufacturing process including engineering methods, manufacturing technology, capacity analysis, safety and other support functions.

Able to effectively administer policies, procedures, laws and regulations to maintain both environmental and labor compliances.

Must have thorough understanding of Steelcase Quality System.

Must be market focused to enhance customer satisfaction and product development.

Required Experience

BA, BS or equivalent experience.

5 years of supervisory experience or APIC certification and 3 years’ supervisory experience.

Steelcase provides employment opportunities to all qualified employees and applicants without regard to race, color, creed, genetic information, religion, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, age, disability, or veteran status and bases all employment decisions only on valid job requirements.

Job Location

Athens, Alabama, United States

24 days 17 hours ago

Steelcase Inc.


Materials and Production Logistics Manager Steelcase Inc. - Athens, AL, United States


Location: Athens, AL

Company Profile:
We design and manufacture architecture, furniture and technology products, including, office chairs, desks, storage, and space divisions. As workplace experts, we help people to have a better work experience, by providing products, services and insights into the ways they work.