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2nd Shift Material Coordinator

Company: Lippert Components, Inc
Location: Goshen
Posted on: May 3, 2021

Job Description:

The goal of the material coordinator is to eliminate down time for production and assist in identifying and solving material issues. The priority of the material coordinator is to ensure production has the material required to produce chassis’ in a timely manner. When material needs arise, the material coordinator retrieves or calls for the material and then work with the production team to identify why there is a material need following the process outlined below and taking necessary action to resolve. 

 Essential Functions

  • Investigating any/all material issues at plant level.
  • Delivering all parts calls to the line.
  • Enter all parts calls into LCI Audit app and reporting all material BOM & print issues to the appropriate lead(s).
  • Supporting production with parts needed until production releases.
  • Participates in all Warehouse functions and observes all safety requirements.
  • Dedicated to production.
  • Fulfills all material needs for production.
  • Communicate all material shortages to the consumption and inventory teams.
  • Must complete Part call sheets daily.
  • Arranges delivery of part shortages.
  • Works in partnership with manufacturing managers, Line team leads, line leads, line team members, and QC to address BOM and print inaccuracies.
  • Reports BOM and print inaccuracies to the consumption team.
  • Reports inaccuracies from the part boxes to the consumption team.
  • Identifies and arranges for the return of extra parts to the material pad.
  • Working in partnership with the consumption team for scheduling changes to ensure part boxes are ready for production in a timely manner.
  • Inspects all incoming part boxes to ensure integrity of work and to address any issues prior to production using the part boxes.
  • Uses daily production schedule to monitor production rate to ensure part boxes are ready for change overs.
  • Track scrapped parts to ensure they are removed from inventory.
  • Working in partnership with production utility for front/back of line housekeeping.
  • Monitors and arranges for the return of all material dunnage to material pad.
  • Meet Division metric requirements.
  • Participates in morning meeting/safety huddle.


  • Must be able to work as a part of a team to achieve the company’s overall goals.
  • Must be able to maintain error log and remaining consumption daily.
  • Must help create processes that support management goals and increase productivity.
  • Must demonstrate clear verbal and written communication skills (English).
  • Must be able to read and process written communication including, but not limited to measurements, directions, instructions, etc.
  • Must be able to help production meet goals and time deadlines for company projects.
  • Must be able to work with minimum supervision.
  • Must possess successful problem solving and conflict resolution skills.
  • Must be able to exhibit tact and diplomacy and maintain professional relationships with supervisors, fellow employees, customers, etc.
  • Must be able to work under physically and mentally stressful situations.
  • Must be able to prioritize and easily adapt to changes throughout the day.
  • Must have the ability to deal with problems involving a few concrete variables in standardized situations.
  • Must comply with safety regulations and maintain clean and orderly work area.
  • Must be able to work indoors and outdoors.




Supervisory Responsibility

This role does not have any supervisory responsibility upon hiring.

Physical Demands
While performing duties of the job, the employee is regularly required to talk and hear. This position is very active – while performing this job the employee is regularly standing walking, bending, kneeling, stooping, crouching, crawling, balancing, reaching, handling, and climbing all day. The employee may have to lift and/or move items over 50 pounds. Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, distance vision, color vision, peripheral vision, depth perception and ability to adjust focus.

The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job. Reasonable accommodations considered for individuals with disabilities to enable them to perform the essential functions.  While performing the duties of this Job, the employee works around moving mechanical parts, heavy equipment, and conveyer roller lines. The employee will work in outside weather conditions in all seasons. The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate to loud.

In addition, the employee may be exposed to dust, fumes, gases, noise, heat, cold, and wet work while performing job duties.

This position requires Personal Protective Equipment such as work gloves, safety glasses, ear plugs, cut resistant sleeves, and seasonal gear which will be provided.

Additional items required but not included are steel toed shoes or boots with metatarsal guards.

Position Type/Expected Hours of Work

This is a full-time hourly position, and hours of work and days are based upon the need to support operations and production. Some Saturdays will be mandatory.


There is no travel required for this position.

Required Education and Experience

  • High school degree or GED (not necessary).
  • Forklift license (training is offered).



Preferred Education and Experience

  • At least 1 year of D365 experience.
  • At least 1 year of inventory control experience.

Additional Eligibility Qualifications


Work Authorization/Security Clearance

Must be able to pass EVerify.

AAP/EEO Statement
LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all Team Members and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Other Duties
Please note this job description is not designed to cover or contain a comprehensive listing of activities, duties or responsibilities that are required of the Team Member for this job. Duties, responsibilities and activities may change at any time with or without notice.

LCI provides equal employment opportunity to all employees and applicants, without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, citizenship status, disability, veteran status, genetic information, or any other legally protected category.

Keywords: Lippert Components, Inc, South Bend , 2nd Shift Material Coordinator, Other , Goshen, Indiana

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