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Title:  Materials Specialist (WI)


Schofield, WI, US, 54476

Company:  Greenheck Group
Date:  Mar 22, 2021

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General Summary of the Materials Specialist position:

Directly execute the receipt of purchased and manufactured parts and material.  Support corporate net sales objectives by striving to continually meet or exceed company on-time shipping goals by providing timely distribution of materials/parts to the various manufacturing areas. Insure that inventory accuracy goals are met and maintained.  Provide day to day production support to manufacturing.


As a Material Specialist the principal duties & responsibilities would include:

  • Coordinate with plant scheduling and purchasing to identify and resolve key material issues preventing customer on time delivery and schedule attainment.
  • Coordinate stocking requirements with material specialists at other campus facilities as well as purchasing team.
  • Ensure the availability to manufacturing areas of parts and raw materials to ensure production delays do not occur, through organized stocking, labeling, and proper inventory relief of purchased and manufactured parts. Research and proactively resolve differences.
  • Resolve quality issues involving materials.
  • Monitor excess project/sales order stock.
  • Identify and work with other departments to set up inventory related master data of new parts.
  • Prepare and deliver shop floor paperwork related to the warehouse management and inventory management function.  Determine what paperwork should be produced and when.
  • Identify, document, and implement changes that need to be made to existing processes and procedures
  • Coordinate and execute cycle counting activities
  • Lead and implement inventory reduction projects
  • Coordinate engineering change notices & item activity notices between all constituents (planners, product engineers, bill of materials, buyers, and business units) to ensure smooth, efficient, and timely model and component changeovers in support of business unit objectives while minimizing scrap and obsolete inventory.
  • Support new and existing product development releases to the shop floor.  This includes defining process flow and creating or updating routings, replenishment policies, capacity planning and standard operating procedures.


The Materials Specialist would also have business unit specific duties & responsibilities that would include:

  • Supervision of hourly inventory control employees and the shipping and receiving functions to ensure accuracy and timely receipts of inventory manufactured and purchased parts executed.
  • Responsible for the layout of the stockroom to ensure that inventory best practices are followed and implemented.


To be considered for the Materials Specialist position, the job qualifications are: 

  • Work requires a professional level of knowledge in a specialized field, which is equivalent to that which would be acquired by completing a regular four-year college program.

  • Between 1-3 years of work experience is required.

  • Moderate analytical ability required.  Any analysis requires breaking down of information to determine its elements, historical comparisons, interpretation of data to identify trends in situations where the problems are somewhat complex.

  • Familiarity period of 7-12 months.


Some of Greenheck's benefits include: 

  • Health, dental, vision and life insurance 
  • 401(K) Retirement benefits 
  • Onsite Clinic 
  • Paid Holidays 
  • TuitionReimbursement program 


Special Notation

 The preceding statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people in this position.  They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills.




We are an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or veteran status.



Nearest Major Market: Wausau