Job Description

Grammer is looking for a Material Follow-up Analyst to join our location in Fayetteville, TN. The ideal candidate will enjoy working in a team environment. This individual will have an opportunity to make lasting and positive changes in our team!

GRAMMER is specialized in developing and manufacturing components and systems for car interiors as well as driver and passenger seats for off-road vehicles, trucks, buses, and trains.

As a global partner to the vehicle manufacturing industry, we are represented around the world by our two divisions, Automotive and Commercial Vehicles. Our employees are constantly engaged in developing and producing innovative, flexible solutions to meet challenges in today’s competitive global market. GRAMMER can be found on four continents with more than 50 production, distribution and logistics sites in 20 countries.

GRAMMER is a leading North American full service automotive supplier of highly engineered thermoplastic components and assemblies for interiors and air and fluid management systems.

Here at GRAMMER, we foster a culture that embraces our Grammer CODE: Collaborate in an inclusive environment, Openness in communication and ideas, Drive for results with energy and empower yourself and others by taking ownership of decisions and actions.

What you will be doing:

  • Making sure that all suppliers have updated and correct releases
  • Making sure suppliers are up to date on releases and shipping to the release QTY (no more or less)
  • Follow up with suppliers who are behind schedule, understand the behind condition, request and support their recovery plan to minimize impact to production.
  • Escalate to corporate purchasing if needed.
  • Escalate all supplier shortages to MP&L manager
  • Coordinate with scheduler for material needed, runout time and impact to the production line
  • Coordinates expedite freight from suppliers if needed and add to tracker
  • Follow up with suppliers who are shipping additional material and do corrective actions
  • Follow up with suppliers who are not following company shipping specifications
  • Coordinate with QC department for RMAs and supplier quality issues
  • Ensure components inventory levels are accurate and make suggestions for parameter adjustments based on volume/inventory/transit time/lead time
  • Cycle count components and resin
  • Create min/max levels for components and resin
  • Coordinate with warehouse manager and follow layout
  • Ensure components are stored properly and follow FIFO
  • Huge sense of urgency and follow up needed
  • May perform other duties as assigned

What you will bring along:

  • Automotive and/or logistics experience (3 years)
  • Experience working in purchasing, preferably high volume
  • Familiar with ERP systems, adjustments, entries.
  • Familiar with MRP (material requirements planning).
  • HS diploma required; bachelor’s degree preferred.
  • High sense of urgency and follow up, critical thinker, detailed oriented.

As a new member of the Grammer Team, you will receive a competitive compensation package including benefits such as:

  • Medical, Dental, and Vision coverage eligibility on day 1
  • Flex Spending Accounts
  • Health Savings Accounts
  • Tuition reimbursement programs
  • 401(k)
  • Robust EAP services
  • Developmental opportunities
  • Much more!

Application Instructions

Please click on the link below to apply for this position. A new window will open and direct you to apply at our corporate careers page. We look forward to hearing from you!

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