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Manufacturing Specialist - Material Flow (Level DOE)

Last Updated Date:  Jul 10, 2024

Gwinner, ND, US, 58040

Company:  Doosan Bobcat NA US

Job Information

The Manufacturing Specialist - Material Flow will develop and implement plans to improve the supply chain network, material flow, parts presentation, and delivery processes in alignment with the regional material and logistic strategies.

Role & Responsibility

Continuous Improvement of Regional Material Flow Processes

  • Define appropriate materials presentation strategy and replenishment methods across the NAO region. 
  • Coordinate the physical set-up of Material Flow layout areas.
  • Establish and monitor metrics relative to the regional supply chain and drive continuous improvement.
  • Create business cases and lead cross-functional project teams to achieve regional impacts
  • Advise regional leadership on container management for improved line-side presentation and material flow/replenishment signaling.
  • Calculate manpower needs for supply chain segments to include new processes for material flow and inventory accuracy.
  • Lead and develop methods for improved inventory accuracy and physical inventory processes.

Communication & Education

  • Assist in training personnel on regional supply chain material flow processes.
  • Provide work instruction to 3rd party logistics providers to ensure that material movement processes are fully functional and aligned.
  • Create and lead process improvement initiatives across the region’s supply chain network.

Streamline Material Delivery

  • Design, prototype, and implement material flow options.
  • Incorporate visual signals into kitting operations.
  • Design and implement an engineered dock door to point-of-use material handling process, including dock door utilization, transport mode, transport path, line side location, and returns cycle and path.
  • Design optimized models for inbound and outbound logistics networks.

Job Requirement

  • Relevant Bachelor's Degree preferred and/or 3 years of experience in a manufacturing environment or production function with exposure to production systems and material flow.
  • Product knowledge is a plus.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Lean Manufacturing experience preferred with Green Belt or Black Belt training or certification.
  • Less than 10% travel


As a part of the Doosan Group, which employs more than 43,000 people in 38 countries worldwide, the company offers its customers products and solutions to help build stronger businesses and communities. Based in Seoul, South Korea, with its North America headquarters in West Fargo, North Dakota, Doosan Bobcat is a leading global manufacturer of construction, agriculture, landscaping and grounds maintenance equipment, attachments and services. The company is committed to empowering people to accomplish more. 

Doosan Bobcat North America is home to world-renowned brands, including Bobcat® compact equipment, Doosan® portable power products, Ryan® and Steiner® grounds maintenance equipment and Geith® attachments. Doosan Bobcat North America is a tradename of Clark Equipment Company.

Doosan is committed fostering an inclusive and a diverse workforce and is an Equal Opportunity Employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to sex, age, race, color, religion, creed, citizenship status, national origin, disability, marital status, sexual orientation, gender identity, protected veteran status, or any other status or characteristic protected by law. If you have a disability or special need that requires accommodation, please contact us at 701-476-4263. Doosan is a VEVRAA federal contractor and seeks priority referrals of protected veterans.

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