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Lead, Production

Job Summary:
Requisitions transportation from freight carriers to ship plant products by performing the following duties.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include but not limited to:
•    Coordinates shipping and receiving workload.
•    Reads shipping report and interprets orders to determine quantity and type of transportation needed.
•    Searches for material already made and assist packaging material if needed.
•    Prints sales order for special requirements.
•    Weights material and performs creates packing lists and labels in SAP database.
•    Contacts carrier representative to arrange and to issue instructions for loading products.
•    Annotates shipping orders to inform shipping department of loading location and time of arrival of transportation.
•    Performs other clerical tasks such as typing and mailing bills, typing correspondence, and keeping files.
•    Assists materials packagers when needed.
•    Approved and unloads tucks.
•    Verifies actual quantities against packing slip.
•    Signs trucking paperwork, 
•    Receives material in SAP into appropriate stock location.
•    Stamps, stencils, or glues identifying information and shipping instructions onto crates or containers.
•    Posts weights and shipping charges, and affixes postage.
•    Takes graphite flake samples
•    Receives material to stock in SAP and SGL tools database.
•    Unpacks and examines incoming shipments, rejects damaged items, records shortages, and corresponds with shipper to rectify damages and shortages.
•    Routes items to departments.
•    Maintains inventory of shipping materials and supplies.

•    Ability to read and interpret documents such as safety rules, operating and maintenance instructions, and procedure manuals.  Ability to write routine reports and correspondence.  Ability to speak effectively before groups of employees of organization.
•    Ability to add, subtract, multiply, and divide in all units of measure, using whole numbers, common fractions, and decimals.  
•    Ability to compute rate, ratio, and percent and to draw and interpret bar graphs.
•    Ability to apply common sense understanding to carry out instructions furnished in written, oral, or diagram form.  Ability to deal with problems involving several concrete variables in standardized situations.
•    Software Programs such as Microsoft Office, SAP and Manufacturing Resource programs (MRP).
•    Fluid English.

Education and/or Experience:
•    Associate's degree (A. A.) or equivalent from two-year college or technical school; or six months to one year related experience and/or training. Equivalent combination of education and experience may be accepted.  
•    ISO 9001 or IATF 16949 experience preferred.

Group Coordinator Supervisory Responsibilities: 
•    Responsibilities include training employees, planning, assigning and directing work, enforcing safety and company policies.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.  Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

•    While performing the duties of this job, the employee is regularly required to stand; walk; and use hands to finger, handle, or feel.  
•    Frequently required to sit; reach with hands and arms; and stoop, kneel, crouch, or crawl.  
•    The employee must regularly lift and/or move up to 25 pounds and occasionally lift and/or move up to 50 pounds. 
•    Specific vision abilities required by this job include close vision, and ability to adjust focus.

Certificates or licenses:
•    Forklift Operator License.
•    Certified Production Inventory Management (CPIM) 
•    Enterprise Resource Planning (ERP) 


Non-exempt position

Hourly rate $26

1st shift 

Flexible to work overtime.

Our Promise:

Convince us with your skills and strengths – in an experienced team, working on challenging tasks. With our leading-edge technologies and materials, you will have freedom to act and a wide range of development opportunities. Attractive remuneration as well as smart fringe benefits are part of our offer.

Equal Opportunity Employer 

We provide equal employment opportunities for all employees and applicants for employment without regard to their race, color, religion, national origin, gender, age, veteran status, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other classification protected under applicable federal, state or local law.


SGL Carbon is a leader in the development and manufacture of products based on specialty graphite and compo­sites materials. Using our comprehensive technology know-how and in close partnership with our customers, we develop intelligent and leading-edge solutions for the big issues of mobility, energy and digitization.

SGL Carbon has more than 4,700 employees worldwide and 31 sites in Europe, North America and Asia, and a ser­vice network in over 100 countries.

Publication Date:  Aug 31, 2023

Valencia, CA, US, 91355

Business Unit:  Graphite Solutions
Legal Unit:  SGL Technic, LLC
Functional Area:  Logistics/Supply Chain
Employment Type:  Full time
Minimum Salary:  52000
Maximum Salary:  78000

Nearest Major Market: Los Angeles

Job Segment: ERP, Shipping and Receiving, Logistics, Industrial, Database, Technology, Operations, Manufacturing

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