Materials Manager in St. Clair, Michigan, US at Auria

Date Posted: 12/21/2021

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Job Description

Auria is a leading global supplier of automotive acoustical and textile solutions. Formed in 2017 as a joint venture between Shanghai Shenda Co., Ltd., and International Automotive Components (IAC) Group, Auria is built on a 150-year transportation industry heritage.

Our product line includes highly engineered acoustical solutions for interior noise reduction, textile-based and compression-molded flooring products, and other interior soft trim products, including package trays, trunk trim and wheel arch liners. Auria operates 25 manufacturing and 10 commercial, engineering and testing and tooling facilities in 11 countries and has nearly 5,000 employees worldwide.

Our St Clair, MI Plant is currently searching for a Materials Manager to work and hand in hand with the plant to ensure all customer requirements are met. 


  • Evaluate current business processes and systems
  • Plan and implement procedures and systems to maximize operating efficiency
  • Responsible for the achievement of department/division/unit productivity and quality goals
  • Directs and coordinates activities of personnel engaged in purchasing and distributing materials and supplies in an organization
  • Plans, organizes, directs, and controls activities related to the materials function
  • Manages two subordinate supervisors who supervise a total of 3-4 employees in the Materials Group
  • Understands business implications of decisions; Displays orientation to profitability; Aligns work with strategic goals
  • Develops strategies to achieve organizational goals; Understands organization's strengths & weaknesses; Identifies external threats and opportunities
  • Communicate with customers and suppliers regarding delivery, quantity shipped and purchased materials
  • Effectively manage inventory with accuracy
  • Work closely with Manufacturing Operations and other departments concerning materials management and delivery performance.
  • Provide support to department and operations after hours and on weekends as needed


Job Requirements


  • BS/BA required


  • (5) five or more years’ experience Supervising in a manufacturing environment, prefer union experience


  • Priority setting and time management
  • Action oriented / produces results
  • Manages a broad functional area
  • Excellent computer including typing and the use of Microsoft Excel and Word
  • Ability to read, write and perform non-complex mathematical calculations
  • Must be a team player having excellent communication, organization, negotiation and interpersonal skills as well as analytical skills
  • Must be able to function in a fast pace and high demanding environment
  • Ability to pay attention to detail, multi-task and follow direction


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