Northrop Grumman Manager 1- Material Handling in Sykesville, Maryland
The Manager, Material Handling supervises employees who use a variety of equipment such as forklifts, conveyers, cranes, hand carts, and power trucks to move materials, parts, assemblies, and finished products or goods within a plant, office, or warehouse.
She/he oversees the processing, packaging, and storage of supplies, materials, and equipment and may assist in selecting appropriate containers and wrapping methods for materials to be shipped or stored.
The Manager coordinates with engineers, shippers, carton manufacturers, and carpenters for special crating and packing requirements and supervises employees who maintain records and check invoices/bills of lading. The chosen candidate will also advise management of the status of work in progress, material availability, and potential problems to ensure that personnel, equipment, materials and services are provided as needed and coordinate interdepartmental activity with quality assurance, manufacturing, purchasing, engineering, inventory control, traffic, etc. and schedule and expedite the movement of parts by means of move orders, stock transfers and requests for shipping orders.
Roles and Responsibilities:
Ensure inventory accuracy through regular review and resolution of issues
Distribute various status reports to Operation's Program Managers
Monitor inventory for regulatory compliance
Monitor and ensure timely and accurate release of material to production
Coordinate movement of overflow material to and from storage facility
Support logistics and inventory needs for Government Property and Customer Furnished material
Drive resolution of non-receivable material
Manage the coordination of calibration process for approximately 2500 calibrated devices
Monitor and direct daily shipping and receiving activities
Plan, schedule, and execute the purchase of necessary packing materials
Manage consumables and as required material inventory
Ensure compliance to all regulatory and safety requirements
Establish goals and objectives for the assigned team members
Provide leadership that coaches, motivates, teaches and communicates
To be considered for this position, you must minimally meet the knowledge, skills, and abilities listed below:
Bachelor's degree and 5 years of relevant experience; candidates with a High School Diploma/GED will be considered if they have 9 years of relevant experience
Shipping, receiving, and/or inventory experience
Experience with an MRP/ERP package
Strong computer skills
Must be able to obtain and maintain a Secret Clearance
Candidates with these desired skills will be given preferential consideration:
Experience in a manufacturing assembly environment
Previous lead or supervisory experience
Extensive SAP experience specializing in Inventory and Production
Experience in a government contracting/DFARS environment
Experience with design and build of custom packaging
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