Material Flow Engineering Specialist

We are hunting for a highly motivated and knowledgeable Expert in the auto industry to join our team. If you have a proven track record in the car industry, and a love for cars and customer service, we urge you to send in your resume for this job. As a Vehicle Expert at our firm, you will have the opportunity to collaborate with an accomplished team of professionals and substantially impact the automotive industry. We are looking for a performance-focused individual who can help us achieve our goals and develop our business.


Job title: Material Flow Engineering Specialist

Company: Modis

Job description: Akkodis is seeking a Material Flow Engineering Specialist for a long term contract opportunity with a client located in the Chattanooga TN area.

Pay Range: $25.00 – $30.00 per hour

Coordinate multiple Material Flow related projects and identify priorities based on current business needs. Design material flow systems and processes to support the Production System. Responsible to develop team network and gain consensus cross functionally for newly identified process improvement opportunities. Role Responsibilities: * Coordinate overall material flow process for production trials and model changes

  • Design part flow and material routing for the Body and Assembly production
  • Prioritize equipment needs and support Material Flow projects from business case approval through implementation
  • Lead activities between Logistics and Material Flow planning to provide safe and efficient processes
  • Review Logistics concepts for packaging design and project coordination
  • Develop the production process to ensure processes meet safety standards, quality standards, environmental, and OSHA regulations
  • Review other manufacturing facilities and develop benchmark systems in an automotive manufacturing environment to meet and exceed company goals and objectives
  • Create a continuous improvement environment to develop best in class production system
  • Coordinate activities with the maintenance team to minimize production delays due to equipment issues
  • Develop systems to meet KPIs (Key Performance Indicators) and analyze data to monitor performance and plan improvements
  • Identify requirements for vehicle structure to improve safety, quality, productivity, and cost in all departments within the automotive facility
  • Monitor safety, quality, cost, and productivity, with improvement activities for assigned areas of production
  • Complete projects on schedule and within the annual administrative, operational, and capital budgets
  • Provide direction and assistance to analyze production issues, propose countermeasures, and resolve issues

Top 3 experience points the candidate should have: * 3D modeling (CAD or Catia preferred)

  • Automotive or Manufacturing experience


Years of Experience:

3-5 years’ job related experience, automotive background preferred Education:

Bachelor degree in Mechanical Engineering or relevant 4 year technical degree / work experience

Desired: Master’s degree or equivalent in industry related experience Skills: * Problem solving

  • Analytical and conceptual thinking – using logic and reason, creative and strategic
  • Project management – Able to manage multiple projects simultaneously
  • Communication skills – interpersonal, presentation and written
  • Computer skills – skilled in the use of software and industrial networking (Proficient in MS Office required)
  • Integration – joining people, processes or systems
  • Influencing and negotiation skills
  • Resource management

Specialized skills, knowledge or certifications unique to this role Required: * Part delivery system development

  • Material Flow & Logistics knowledge
  • Strong mechanical aptitude
  • Project Management
  • Equipment design
  • CAD & Solid modeling knowledge
  • Positive employee relations/team building
  • Lean/visual systems
  • Continuous improvement implementation

Desired: * Implementation of engineering changes

  • Automotive experience
  • Microstation experience
  • Catia experience
  • VW production system & logistics knowledge
  • SAP knowledge
  • Experience using logistics simulation tools
  • Ergonomic evaluations
  • External logistics coordination

C2C not available for this position.

If you are interested in this Material Flow Engineering Specialist opportunity in the Chattanooga area, then please click APPLY NOW. For other opportunities available at Akkodis go to . If you have questions about the position, please contact Ann Laurini at 585-613-3822 or [email protected]

Equal Opportunity Employer/Veterans/Disabled

Benefit offerings include medical, dental, vision, FSA, HSA, and short-term and long term disability insurance, and 401K plan. It also includes a comprehensive paid time off program.

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The Company will consider qualified applicants with arrest and conviction records

Expected salary: $25 – 30 per hour

Location: Chattanooga, TN

Job date: Sat, 06 May 2023 03:59:45 GMT

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We appreciate your interest for thinking about our job position. We consider that this is an exceptional opportunity for a gifted individual like you to further your career in the field of automotive industry. If you have a love for vehicles, we advise you to apply for this position. We are excited to reviewing your application and perhaps welcoming you to our team.

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