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VIVA USA Inc Material Coordinator in Ankeny, Iowa

Req Ref No: JNIAMC9988 Location: Ankeny, IA Duration: 36.0 months



Coordinates the flow of materials in multiple departments of the factory, which may include shipping and receiving. Ensures that the production personnel have the parts they need in order to produce the desired product(s). Oversees and ensures that the inventory is correct and on time and identifies problems and makes suggestions involving production schedules. Coordinates the activities for the tactical execution of a production plan within the factory. Works in larger and broader groups. May supervise or provide work direction to hourly material handlers, stock chasers, or truckers.


Coordinates for multiple departments the procuring, expediting, producing and delivering material on time. Includes managing the movement of rejected material to source. Recommends procedures for specific situations that will maintain inventory accuracy and management. Finds and corrects root cause of material shortages. May provide recommendations for solutions. Utilizes Master Schedule to create and distribute daily production schedules. May include the processing of transactions for inbound/outbound materials. Audits material replenishment cycles and accuracy and may create material replenishment plans with assistance. Resolves inventory errors and expedites parts to ensure uninterrupted production. Works critical shortage reports to ensure part availability. Implements the output from the engineering release and change management process.

Specific Position Requirements :

Day-to-day Duties:

Works closely with Tool Designers to determine purchased components Maintains all perishable & nonperishable tooling for the Tool Room; ie-tool holder, end mills, drills, grinding wheels, taps, stock items, etc Read & Evaluate print to verify the project purchased components Utilizes SRM to purchase project components Utilized 3rd party suppliers to purchase all non-catalog items Print Department cover sheet instructing the Tool Makers on what is needed for each project Prints & folds all project prints for Tool Room and Building & Grounds Maintain external supplier relationships Responsible for purchase of custom tools, carts, racks, lifting devices from external tooling suppliers

Systems Used:

Creo SAP TDR SRM S2P Excel


4-year degree in any Business related field Experience in a manufacturing setting (tooling preferred) MS Office experience Must be organized and have great communication skills Experience working with outside suppliers Mechanical aptitude

Nice to have:

Ability to read tooling prints Recent grad candidates are acceptable Note :

Business casual dress code. Will need metatarsals for first day. Driving is not required for this position. Position will start onsite on the 1st day.

VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.