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Columbia City, IN, US

Warehouse/Materials Specialist I

Warehouse/Materials Specialist I

POSITION TITLE: Warehouse/Materials Specialist 2nd shift

REPORTS TO: Warehouse Superintendent

BASIC FUNCTIONS: Responsible for coordinating shipping activities of warehouse with plant requirements on a daily basis. Serves as primary contact and liaison with plant planning personnel. Direct activities of shipping dock personnel and freight carriers to meet schedule.


  • Prepare load orders and direct activities of shipping personnel to support on-time delivery to customer.
  • Maintain safe and efficient shipping and part staging areas, including practices of dock personnel and condition of external dock area.
  • Supervision and coordination of work activities of material handling employees.
  • Ensure adherence to collective bargaining agreement, shop floor rules, and all safety and company policies.
  • Maintain accurate shipments to plant.
  • Inventory rotation and material flow optimization.
  • Report/resolve all issues affecting material handling equipment.
  • Train material handling operators and maintain forklift license records.
  • Make recommendations and contributions toward continuous improvement
  • Follow systems for IATF16949 and ISO 14001


  • College degree
  • 1-3 years of automotive experience in materials, shipping or production planning.
  • Familiarity with EDI a plus.
  • Must have solid communication and problem-solving skills in a team environment
  • Ability to work rotating schedules/overtime as needed.





Nearest Major Market: Fort Wayne