Materials Control Supervisor

Logistics, Novi, MI, United States

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence, division is seeking a Materials Control Supervisor for our Novi, MI location.

At Hexagon, we strive to help industrial manufacturers develop the disruptive technologies of today and the life-changing products of tomorrow. Our strength comes from our global footprint and enormous portfolio of advanced industrial sensors, measurement technologies, factory automation, simulation, and analytics tools.  

Responsible for overseeing the control and flow of materials throughout the production process.  Supervises staff, reporting functions, including, receiving, stocking, warehousing, parts picking, cycle counting, transaction activities and problem solving.  Responsible for coordinating the activities associated with these functions to meet customer (internal and external) requirement in an efficient manner.

  • Manages all aspects of the materials control process (people and processes) in both internal and external warehouses
  • Responsible for the control of inventory in-transit between facilities and warehouses
  • Key contributor in the development and maintenance of materials control metrics (KBI’s)
  • Key contributor to the cycle count process, reporting results, performing root cause analysis, and implementing corrective action steps
  • Responsible for overseeing the picking and packing of customer parts shipments
  • Manages the receipt of materials from vendors (internal and external) for manufacturing
  • Manages material flow coordinators, review staffing needs, workflow, and productivity
  • Makes recommendations to improve work processes
  • Problem solves as needed, interfacing with Purchasing, Quality, Manufacturing, and Assembly
  • Works with other departments such as Production, Quality, Engineering, etc., to rectify defective or unacceptable goods through an MRB process
  • Responsible for coordinating the receipt, disposition, and transformation of used parts into resell able, repaired goods
  • Key contributor of the Materials Review Board
  • Manages planning of materials for assigned parts or expensed items, i.e., packaging
  • Required to incorporate clean work practices in daily working routines
  • Maintains thorough knowledge of company’s products and understanding of structure
  • Remains current with industry trends and best practices
  • Mentors team by developing their skill/knowledge through advice, coaching, and training opportunities
  • Performs other related duties as assigned

  • Associates degree or equivalent combination of education and work experience
  • 10+ years of related experience in a materials/warehousing environment
  • APICS certification desirable
  • Certified in forklift and materials handling equipment
  • Excellent attention to detail, organized and self-motivated
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment that changes daily
  • Experience with ERP software relating to inventory and shop floor controls; ERP LX or BPCS desired
  • Understanding of warehouse and inventory control principles
  • Excellent Customer Service skills
  • Works independently as well as in a team environment

At Hexagon Manufacturing Intelligence, our spirited energy and engagement are evident in our commitment to our work, passion for what we do and the speed by which we achieve it. Here you will find the opportunity to build your career, develop professionally, and explore opportunities across a large, diversified company that prides itself on its innovative spirit and commitment to integrity.  

We strive to attract the most talented and dynamic individuals in their fields because our success is in our people! Our culture encourages independent thinking and a team mentality. And we offer a competitive benefits package that’s second to none!  

Exceptional medical, dental, vision insurances 
401k with generous employer match 
Pre-tax Benefits Accounts (HSA, FSA, DFSA) 
Flexible Paid Time Off Programs
Tuition Reimbursement 

Hexagon Metrology, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer ► M/F/Vet/Disability ► E-Verify Participant  

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About Hexagon

Hexagon is a global leader in sensor, software and autonomous solutions. We are putting data to work to boost efficiency, productivity, and quality across industrial, manufacturing, infrastructure, safety, and mobility applications.

Our technologies are shaping urban and production ecosystems to become increasingly connected and autonomous – ensuring a scalable, sustainable future.

Hexagon’s Manufacturing Intelligence division provides solutions that utilise data from design and engineering, production and metrology to make manufacturing smarter.

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