Production Control, Material Control, Assistant Manager

Date:  May 15, 2024

Ellabell, GA, US

Requisition ID:  577

About HMGMA  

HMGMA is the abbreviation of Hyundai Motor Group Metaplant America. It is Hyundai Motor Group's first dedicated EV mass-production plant and is an innovative plant with cutting-edge production technology applied. 


Essential Duties and Responsibilities: 

The Material Control Assistant Manager must possess excellent communication, leadership, and analytical skills to ensure that materials are available when needed, costs are managed, and inventory levels are optimized. They are responsible for overseeing the entire material control process and ensuring that it runs smoothly and efficiently to support the overall production control objectives. 

  • Managing inventory levels and ensuring that materials are ordered and received on time to meet production plan. 

  • Coordinating with suppliers and vendors to place orders, control spec change and manage logistics chain.  

  • Maintaining accurate records of inventory and tracking the movement of materials within the plant. 

  • Developing and implementing inventory control procedures and systems to optimize inventory levels and minimize waste. 

  • Performing regular physical inventory counts to reconcile inventory levels and identify discrepancies or shortages. 

  • Analyzing data related to inventory levels, lead times, and usage patterns to identify opportunities for improvement and cost savings. 

  • Ensuring compliance with safety and environmental regulations related to the handling and storage of materials. 

Qualifications & Preferences 


  • Bachelor's degree in industrial engineering, business administration, supply chain management, or a related field. An advanced degree may be preferred. 

  • At least five years of experience in material control, inventory management, or supply chain management. 

  • Strong leadership and communication skills. 

  • Analytical and problem-solving skills to identify and resolve issues related to material control and logistics control. 

  • Proficiency in inventory management software and ERP systems. 

  • Knowledge of safety and environmental regulations related to the handling and storage of materials. 


  • Years of experience in automotive industry strongly preferred. 

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and manage multiple priorities. 

Travel Requirement 

  • Domestic / International travel required. 


Working Hours (Shift) Requirement 

  • Employment opportunities at HMGMA will be completed in multiple phases.  

  • Shift assignment for this position may change to meet the business needs.   

  • Any changes will be communicated to employees and according to accommodation; will be considered. 


Compensation & Benefit 

  • HMGMA offers opportunities for growth, work flexibility, competitive pay, and benefits. 

  • HMGMA benefits include competitive Medical / Vision / Dental insurance, paid holidays, paid time off, and competitive 401k plan. 


Other Information 

  • FLSA Classification: Exempt/Salary 

  • When submitting a resume for this position, I understand that this information may be used to create a registration with the Georgia Department of Labor on Employ Georgia. 



HMGMA is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, ancestry, color, family or medical care leave, gender identity or expression, genetic information, marital status, medical condition, national origin, physical or mental disability, political affiliation, protected veteran status, race, religion, sex (including pregnancy), sexual orientation, or any other characteristic protected by applicable laws, regulations, and ordinances. 

Nearest Major Market: Savannah