Manager-Materials in Dahlonega, GA at Windstream

Date Posted: 7/10/2021

Job Snapshot

Job Description

Job ID:21002154

"Windstream is considered an essential business and we are HIRING NOW. As our company responds to COVID-19, the safety and wellbeing of our employees, customers, partners and communities is our top priority.”

Windstream is a leading provider of advanced network communications and technology solutions for consumers, small businesses, enterprise organizations and carrier partners across the U.S. 

About the Role:

As a Material Manager on the Kinetic engineering and OSP construction team you are responsible for the day-to-day operations of multiple construction yards within a geographic region. This includes but is not limited to the management of labor resources, inventory levels, capacity and volume issues, maintaining and meeting required service levels of operation and the overall accuracy of recorded Windstream inventory assets.  This position reports directly to the Staff Manager of Capital planning and works closely with the Materials Coordinators and Engineering and Construction leadership to ensure appropriate inventory levels are met and maintained to ensure projects stay on track for completion within the expected timeframe.

What You’ll Do:

  • Manage a workforce of hourly Materials Coordinators to ensure adherence to all policies and practices in assigned construction yards.
  • Manage daily expectations for cycle counting to ensure entire warehouse is counted twice annually.
  • Maintain daily metrics of all construction yard operations and review actual metrics to applied standards for the operations.
  • Coach and develop Material Coordinators to maintain a clean and organized facility.
  • Work closely with Staff Manager of Capital Planning and other related departments to provide solutions to challenges which may be cost prohibitive.
  • Ensure accuracy of inventory at each location, research and resolve discrepancies and correct the inventory system.
  • Work closely with purchasing teams to ensure the prompt replenishment of inventory.
  • Monitor staged materials, initiate transfer of materials between yards to ensure timely completion of projects

Our Benefits:

  • Medical, Dental, Vision Insurance Plans
  • 401K Plan
  • Health & Flexible Savings Account
  • Life and AD&D, Spousal Life, Child Life Insurance Plans
  • Educational Assistance Plan
  • Identity Theft, Legal, Auto & Home and Pet Insurance

Job Requirements

Do You Have?

  • Ability to respectfully and effectively communicate, build trust and lead a successful team. 
  • Experience working with warehouse or inventory management systems and MS Office, especially Excel, to perform daily duties.
  • Strong collaboration skills, an appreciation for teamwork and the ability to learn from others.
  • Effective troubleshooting and problem-solving skills.
  • College degree and 4-6 years professional level experience with 1-3 years supervisory experience; or 8 years professional level related experience with 1-

3 years supervisory experience; or an equivalent combination of education and professional level related experience required.

Even Better:  

  • Experience managing inventory or materials for construction companies.
  • 6 or more years of professional level experience with 3 or more years of supervisory experience.

EEO Statement: Windstream is an equal opportunity employer. At Windstream, we celebrate the authenticity and uniqueness of our people and their ideas. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, age, national origin, genetic information, protected veteran status, current military status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status, creed, citizenship status, or any other status protected by law, and to give full consideration to qualified disabled individuals and protected veterans. The diverse voices of our employees fuel our innovation and our inclusive culture. Employment at Windstream is subject to post offer, pre-employment drug testing.  392952