Volvo Group Material Controller in Wacol, Australia
Volvo Group Australia is currently seeking a proactive and self-motivated Material Controller to join our established Production Facility. The primary focus of this role is to provide a high standard of customer service by ensuring parts availability whilst maintaining optimal stock levels and continually seeking ways to lower logistics costs. Our Production Facility is the largest assembly plant for heavy vehicle duty trucks in Australia. To date, Volvo Group Australia have built more than 55,000 trucks (Volvo and Mack) onsite.
About the role:
Develop and maintain key performance indicators of parts availability, rush transport cost and inventory performance
Prepare and process suppliers delivery schedules and forecasting
Monitor fluctuations in the MRP requirements and act accordingly
Follow-up and act on suppliers delivery and transport deviations
Maintain supplier details and logistics parameters in accordance to system requirements
Work cross-functionally with all internal and external customers/suppliers
Adherence to logistics / factory processes and escalation routines
Continuous improvements culture using VPS concepts (Kaizen, RCA,VSM)
Previous experience working in a supply chain management role
Previous experience in the automotive and parts industry
Personal organisational skills including the ability to prioritise work
Good verbal and written communication skills, along with customer service experience
Strong computer skills and accurate data entry skills
Basic understanding of EDI (preferable)
Ability to cope with pressure
Proactive approach and problem solving skills
Sense of ownership and engagement
Ability to work on a team as on your own
Related Tertiary Qualifications in Inventory Management, Logistics and/or Supply chain management (highly regarded)
Career development with Global prospects
Supportive and collaborative Management
Above statutory superannuation payments
Salary sacrifice fifth week of annual leave
Employee benefits and discounts from a large selection of Retailers
Supportive and friendly team culture focused on quality and service
A strong commitment to safety
A dedicated Health & Wellbeing program
Discounted Private Health Insurance & Dental
Workplace Giving Program.
The Volvo Group is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of trucks, buses, construction equipment and marine and industrial engines under the leading brands Volvo, Renault Trucks, Mack, UD Trucks, Eicher, SDLG, Terex Trucks, Prevost, Nova Bus, UD Bus, Sunwin Bus and Volvo Penta.
Volvo Group Trucks Operations encompasses the production of state-of-the-art products for the truck brands of the Volvo Group, as well as Volvo Group engines and transmissions, through an international world class industrial environment.
With Volvo Group Trucks Operations you will be part of a global and diverse team of highly skilled professionals who work with passion, trust each other and embrace change to stay ahead. We make our customers win.
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