Packaging & Materials Coordinator in Crestline, OH at Vitro

Date Posted: 9/7/2021

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Welcome to VITRO!

We are a leader in the design, production, and distribution of glass markets worldwide. Through the Container, Flat Glass, and Automotive business units, Vitro products reach more than 40 countries, with operating and marketing facilities in eight countries on the American continent.

The Packaging & Materials Coordinator is responsible for coordinating packaging and direct materials for Vitro's Crestline, OH auto glass fabrication facility.  Incumbent will handle procurement and coordination of all packaging (paper, cardboard, racking, etc.) and various direct materials (raw glass, paint, silver, etc.) consumed as part of the production process.  Daily duties involve forecasting, ordering, delivery coordination, inventory level (turnover), obsolescence management and pack sheet maintenance.

Key Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Packaging - Serves as primary contact for the packaging process. Addresses questions, concerns, and recommends changes on product packaging specifications and pack sheets; updates pack sheets with approved changes on the SharePoint document library for parts.
  • Packaging - Creates all packaging material orders, releases and delivery schedules as well as establishes optimum inventory levels and monitors the status of all packaging materials (paper, cardboard, Styrofoam, boxes, belts, etc.); make appropriate adjustments to re-order points to meet established service and turnover goals. Maintains a spreadsheet of vendors and completes physical inventories to ensure accuracy.
  • Materials - Reviews and assures accuracy of all direct material orders including plant raw glass, paint, silver and labels linked directly to the facility’s products.  Orders and releases delivery schedules, timing and carrier utilization and substituting raw glass material as needed; schedules plant cut down operations to minimize the scrapping of obsolete raw glass blocks.  Establishes appropriate re-order points and re-order quantities.  
  • Creates and maintains a Receiving Dispatch of incoming trucks for packaging and direct materials.
  • Materials - Reviews all inactive direct materials and recommends follow-up to the Supply Chain Manager for phasing out of materials and proper disposition of remaining sundry items.

An Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, or protected veteran status and will not be discriminated against on the basis of disability.



Job Requirements

  • High-school diploma or equivalent required
  • 1-2+ years distribution, logistics, materials or production planning experience
  • Purchasing experience is a plus
  • Should have experience in Microsoft Office software (WORD, EXCEL, PowerPoint, Outlook); SAP experience desirable

Knowledge, Skills & Abilities:

  • Basic mathematical skills relevant to ordering and inventorying activities
  • Organizational and planning skills
  • Negotiation and customer relations skills
  • Strong communications (both written and verbal/non-verbal)
  • Ability to analyze problems and recommend solutions
  • Decision-making and conflict resolution skills

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