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Material Analyst - 58808 in Jackson, MI at Fast Switch

Date Posted: 3/14/2019

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Job Description

Job ID: 51262

Our client in Jackson, Michigan is seeking a Material Analyst in Jackson, Michigan. 

Position Overview: 
The Material Analyst drives material practices to ensure customer orders are completed on time. Manages and identifies areas for improvement. Identifies new suppliers, negotiates price, analyzes trends, and expedites orders within functional area of responsibilities 

Essential Responsibilities:. 
• Support Cycle Count and Consignment Program initiatives to ensure both plant and Aerospace goals are achieved. 
• Push Process Stop flow to ensure on time release and on time delivery are achieved. 
• Be an active participant in continuous improvement and problems solving. 
• Prepares reports and other correspondence for use by the client's SCM professionals. 

Basic Qualifications: 
• Bachelor degree in applicable functional discipline. 
• Minimum of 1-2 years in manufacturing, supply chain role, and/or production experience. 
• This position requires use of information or access to hardware which is subject to the International Traffic in Arms Regulations (ITAR). All applicants must be U.S. persons within the meaning of ITAR. ITAR defines a U.S. person as a U.S. citizen, U.S. Permanent Resident (i.e. Green Card Holder'), Political Asylee, or Refugee. 

Preferred Qualifications: 
• Strong communications and customer care skills. 
• Sound knowledge of supply chain and purchasing reporting systems and requirements. 
• Sound knowledge of Eaton commodity products and supplier resources. 
• Sound knowledge of quality assurance and reporting accuracy. 
• Sound knowledge and applications skills of process improvement. 
• Process Certifications (CPIM). 
• High Level Computer Skills (Excel, One Note, MFGPRO). 

Additional Information: 
• This position requires the incumbent to apply analytical and problem-solving skills, which includes a strong knowledge of supply chain and problem solving tools. Incumbent should possess statistical tools application skills. 
• This position drives value by defining problems and eliminating root causes, and creates supply chain solutions for process improvements. 
• This position exhibits expert communications for internal and external customer interactions. 
• This position requires proficient computer-systems knowledge and application skills with solid knowledge of Microsoft Excel

Fast Switch, Ltd. is a high-growth IT staffing firm, with headquarters in Dublin, Ohio and with offices serving the Columbus, Detroit, Boston, Cincinnati, Minneapolis, Phoenix, Hartford, Los Angeles, Tucson, San Francisco, Denver, and Cleveland metropolitan areas.  We have a staff of over 780 associates and have experienced growth while remaining profitable.

Compensation can vary depending on experience and capability, plus benefits which include healthcare, dental, and vision insurance, long term disability coverage, and 401(k) with match and IMMEDIATE vesting.  Our benefits package, in this day and age, is superb.

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