Material Co-ordination Manager

Procurement Manager

Material Planning Manager

Minimum ? Diploma/B. Tech in Mechanical/Electrical/Electronic Engineering

Training in inventory management systems like FIFO, LIFO, project management based on the quantum of work in the organization

Certified training for Material Coordination Manager

Level 6 (programme aligned to ASC/Q6105 released by Automotive Skills Development Council)

ASDC Level 4 certificate holders require 1 year of minimum experience

Minimum 7-8 years experience in a purchase/materials department

The tasks a Material Coordination Manager Level 6 is expected to perform include:

Co-ordinating with the central planning department for working out the material requirement plan

Co-ordinating and expediting the procurement of materials and parts

Co-ordinating the flow of materials between different departments for smooth transaction of business

Maintaining a material schedule according to sourcing locations, processing times, etc.

Receiving delivery schedules from vendors

Tracking the material shipment status from each vendor

Resolving in-transit issues like custom clearance, etc.

Arranging for materials? unloading in the plant

Inspecting the received materials for damages

Storing the material received at designated locations

Issuing the material based on shop floor requirements

Checking and tallying the physical inventory v/s system inventory

Knowledge of the manufacturing process and time/schedule being followed for each product

Familiarity with vendor capacity, capability, cost structures, delivery time and reliability factors

Knowledge of raw materials being used for the manufacturing of each product

Basic knowledge of the physical and chemical properties of each material

Familiarity with the storage conditions required for each material

Knowledge of packing and transportation methods for each material

Basic knowledge of the information flow for material requisition, tracking and dispatch

Familiarity with information systems like SAP, ERP, etc.

Knowledge of the procedures involved in the import/export of materials

Knowledge of 5S procedures

Training in:

Information flow systems/ERP like SAP depending on theirapplicability in theorganization

Exim procedures

Key technical processes for items in the organization, APQP

Good communication skills

Co-ordinating skills

Independent worker


Analytical bend of mind

It is a desk job

May or may not require supervising a team

Travelling is not a part of this job role

Part-time and contractual jobs are not available

Work from home option is not available

Working hours

Working is 9 hours everyday for 6 days a week

Overtime and shift system maybe available depending on company norms

Is the job suitable for a candidate with special needs?No

One may develop occupational hazards like back/neck pain

Health risks include exposure to dust and eye stress

For candidates with experience -INR40,000 toINR70,000 per month

(These figures are indicative and subject to change)

Trends in the Automotive Industry in India

The Indian automobile industry, the sixth largest automobile producer in the world, is one of the potential future markets in the world. The Indian automobile market has grown from a seller dominated market in the 1980s to a consumer dominated market today. The auto industry of India has grown substantially and is further is expected to grow at a CAGR of more than 10% over the next 7 years. The Indian automobile industry is well positioned in terms of demography and geography as it can service both domestic demands as well as cater to the increasing demand in export markets. This rise of the automotive industry can be attributed to various factors like the growing economy, rising prosperity, increasing disposable income among consumers, easily accessible finance options, and an increase in the working population of the country.

The job of a Material Coordination Manager Level 6 is very important for running any manufacturing unit. As the manufacturing auto industry grows, so will the demand for this profile

Mechanical assembly plant

Cities across India