MRO Supervisor

Reference Number: 240106
Location: Augusta, Georgia, United States

Management Recruiters® of the Lowcountry, LLC. Summerville, SC 29485 Telephone: 843-628-5021 tom@mrlowcountry.com MRO (Maintenance, Repair, Operations) Supervisor Augusta, GA Job Type: Regular, Full-Time, and On-Site We are currently searching for an MRO Supervisor for our client. This is a next-generation industrial biotechnology company headquartered in Massachusetts that produces plant-based ingredients. They use a variety of patented and proprietary technologies to engineer microbes for the production of specialty chemicals such as food ingredients, flavor materials, agricultural chemicals, and pharmaceuticals. We are seeking a highly motivated MRO Supervisor who will be responsible for overseeing the Maintenance, Repair, and Operations functions within the MRO Stores Department. Duties performed require knowledge of and an ability to apply purchasing procedures, and scheduling of components, including inventory management utilizing MRP, Excel, SAP, and ad-hoc reporting daily. This hands-on position requires a desire and ability to work as an integral part of a multidisciplinary team, as well as the demonstration of a high degree of flexibility, creativity, and initiative applied to the various duties and aspects of the position. This person will be expected to play an integral part of the company's goals to streamline our MRO Stores department and reduce overall working capital needs. Why work for the Company: Opportunity – For motivated, results-oriented team members, our growth creates opportunities for personal and professional advancement. Accountability – You are given the resources you need to succeed and the freedom to make it happen; in return, we hold each other accountable for our high expectations. Passion – We love what we do and enjoy working with others who feel the same way. We embrace the challenge and hard work that come with working on the cutting edge. Responsibilities: • Identify essential components and maintain minimum inventory levels to support maintenance and operations. • Work closely with purchasing and finance to accurately report inventory control. • Negotiate and obtain the best value in required goods/services at the best commercial terms. • Communicate effectively within the organization ensuring managers are aware of the order status of goods. • Manage supplier relationships & maintain a list of approved vendors, ensuring adequate competition by maintaining multiple providers of materials and services. • Maintain daily inventory replenishment. • Manage all MRO inventories. Establish inventory levels for MRO storerooms based on usage history and budgets. Ensure material issue requests are processed, recorded, and staged for delivery. • Coordinate deliveries with plant personnel. • Support in updating Bill of Materials (BOMs) for equipment as changes are issued. • Initiate CAPA and corrective Action Reports (CAR), resolve supplier performance concerns. • Ensure FIFO inventory rotation; identify and eliminate obsolescent materials. • Track materials; resolve conflicts with suppliers, customers, and world personnel. • Actively participate in cycle counts, finance closing, and lean initiatives Required Qualifications: • College degree (or equivalent experience) with five (5) years of experience in Purchasing, Materials Management, or equivalent. • Experience with SAP & Microsoft Windows applications • Strong written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail. • Must be medically fit to climb stairs and ladders, lift materials, and wear plant safety equipment when required in the plant, including respirators. The physical demands are more than sedentary work, due to inspection of materials. • Must be physically able to properly lift 44lb containers in a manufacturing environment. • Must have the ability to work overtime or on a flexible schedule. • Must be self-motivated and able to implement continuous improvement programs and work with minimal supervision. • Must be able to function responsibly as part of a team. • Currently possess unrestricted authorization to work in the United States. Preferred Qualifications: • 5 years of relevant experience. • Knowledgeable within ERP systems is a major plus. • Mechanical maintenance experience. • APICS/ISM certified. Other Duties Please note this job description does not fully describe or provide a comprehensive list of all duties and responsibilities of the position. Duties and responsibilities, including essential functions, may vary amongst locations and/or individuals holding this position, and may be added or changed without notice. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against based on race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, or protected veteran status. Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer M/F/Vets/Disability
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