VIVA USA Inc Material Coordinator in Davenport, Iowa

Req Ref No: SPIAMC751 Location: Davenport, IA Duration: 36 Months



Coordinates the flow of materials and the filling of Kanbans in a department of the factory, which may include shipping and receiving. Ensures that the production personnel have the parts they need in order to produce the desired product. Oversees and ensures that the inventory is correct and on time and identifies problems and makes suggestions involving production schedules. Ensures material logistics follow client Production Systems principles. Coordinates the activities for the tactical execution of a production plan within a smaller group of the factory. Typically an initial position in the organization.


Coordinates department(s) schedule performance for procuring, expediting, the movement of rejected material to source. Recommends procedures for specific situations that will maintain inventory accuracy and management. Finds root cause of material shortages. May provide recommendations for solutions. Utilizes Master Schedule to create and distribute daily production schedules. May include the processing of transactions for inbound/outbound materials. Audits material replenishment cycles and accuracy and may create material replenishment plans with assistance. Counts and resolves inventory errors and expedites parts to ensure uninterrupted production. Works critical shortage reports to ensure part availability.

Position Title Material Coordinator

Must Haves: Bachelor’s Degree preferred Motivation for improvement and urgency to support Ability to engage with other in positive way

Education: Required: Bachelor’s Degree

Relevant Work Experience (if education requirements are not met) 10-15 years Supply Management/Operations experience Previous or Current Military Experience

Software/Computer Skills: Microsoft Office SAP or equivalent MRP systems is a plus

Soft Skills: Candidate that isn't afraid to respectfully engage. Ambitious and motivated Can-Do Attitude Ability to analyze data and push for improvement. Critical Thinking and a self-starter

Job Description: This candidate will be working within the Operations and Supply Management teams as a functional team member and service provider. They will oversee production material availability, ensuring that direct material is scheduled and available on time to the work center. Candidate will work primarily in SAP MRP system and will be responsible for scheduling, coordinating, and controlling inventory. Seeking candidates that have a good understanding of manufacturing demands, supply and logistics flow with a customer service mindset Remote work is not an option and Metatarsals are required.

VIVA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants have an equal opportunity for placement, and all employees have an equal opportunity to develop on the job. This means that VIVA will not discriminate against any employee or qualified applicant on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability or protected veteran status.