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Energizer Material Coordinator in Dayton, Ohio

This is Energizer

At Energizer Holdings, we are passionate about bringing our brands and products to the world better than anyone else. It’s our passion and drive that makes us proud stewards of iconic brands including AC/Pro, Armor All, Energizer, Rayovac and STP, part of our broad portfolio of products that millions of consumers know, trust, and rely on every day.

When you come to work here, you’ll quickly see that we love what we do, we care about each other, and we continuously learn and improve to meet the needs of our customers and consumers around the world.

We have talented colleagues around the world with varied skillsets, backgrounds and experiences, and we embrace this diversity because it’s a big part of what helps us deliver results to grow the company. Whatever your specialty, you'll find that excelling at Energizer provides opportunities to grow in ways you never expected.

Come join our team!

Position Summary

This position is responsible for MRP and Inventory accuracy via end-of-job inventory reconciliation and investigations. The position will liaise between production schedulers, buyers, off-site warehouse personnel, material handlers and the receiving dept. to ensure materials are available when the line requires without downtime/shortages.


  • Plan material located in-house and off-site or incoming material from external sources in accordance with the published production schedule.

  • Computes amount of material required to complete job orders, applying knowledge of product and mfg. processes.

  • The individual is responsible to effectively communicate material needs, due dates, quantities via e-mail, phone or face to face conversation with the off-site personnel, buying team and receiving personnel.

  • This individual will produce and distribute bill of material/pick list documents for the materials specialist’s in light of the production schedule.

  • This position will be the main point of contact for backflush location inventory accuracy and maintaining routine and timely reconciliations at the end of production runs/jobs.

  • Responsible for investigating variances, root cause analysis and reporting metrics on scrap rates/inventory accuracy.

  • Assist in the operation of material handling equipment to move material when required.

  • Assist with cycle count / physical inventory count of components and wip periodically.

  • Assist in the return to stock process of raw components upon completion of work orders as needed.

  • Assist in fork truck operator assignments utilizing SAP Prime as to help reduce production down time.

  • Prepare basic reports utilizing Microsoft Office (Excel, Word & Google Docs.) and SAP.

  • Distribute daily shortage risk notifications to pertinent individuals (i.e. buyers, receiving, schedulers, production…etc.)

  • Assist with formulating, improving and maintaining standard work for materials department.

  • Timely escalate material issues with appropriate personnel and direct supervisors.

  • Perform additional duties, tasks and projects as assigned.

Specific Accountabilities

  • Inventory accuracy through the reconciliation process.

  • Timely delivery of material into the plant from offsite warehouse for production use.

  • Communication with buyers and Schedulers to ensure availability of raw material.

  • Creation of BOM’s along with the upkeep of Schedule boards.

  • Safety of all individuals.

Required Skills and Experience

Required Skills

  • Quickly adapt to changes in the schedule and effectively expedite where needed.

  • Excellent organizational and time management skills including the ability to meet aggressive deadlines

  • Strong analytical, investigative and problem-solving skills

  • Ability to apply basic mathematical concepts like addition, subtraction, multiplication and division to such tasks as inventory control, material handling and tracking, and job order requirement planning.

  • Possesses a high level of attention to detail.

  • Back-up and assist with other material coordination responsibilities.

  • Possess strong work ethics, task accuracy, strong communicator, professional.

  • Ability to listen and communicate effectively with co-workers, suppliers and management.

  • Ability to interpret an assorted number of tasks or instructions.


  • High School Diploma/GED + 2-3 yrs equivalent experience in a material, mfg. planning, receiving/inventory control position

  • Lean manufacturing experience or knowledge of and ability to adapt to a Lean Culture.

Working Relationships & Environment

Working Relationships & Environment

Work Relationships

  • Work alongside Production supervisors, Leads, Material Coordinators, Schedulers, Buyers and inventory control.

Work Environment

  • Weight: Lifting up to 60 LBS., with the ability to walk and stand for extended periods of time.

  • Job requires : Leadership skills, Analytics, Self-direction, problem solving, attention to detail and communication

  • Physical capabilities : Stretching, lifting, climbing, twisting, turning, standing, pulling, pushing, reaching and bending.

An Offer to Grow On

Come join us!

Energizer offers a competitive total rewards package which includes a range of health, wellness and retirement savings coverage, paid time off and holidays, and many opportunities to learn, develop and grow. At Energizer, you’ll have the opportunity to contribute and make an impact every single day.

Energizer is an equal opportunity employer, and we prohibit discrimination based on age, color, disability, marital or parental status, national origin, race, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or any other legally protected status in accordance with applicable federal, state and local laws.