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Materials Technician at Comprehensive Logistics, Inc in Kent, Washington

Posted in Other 30+ days ago.

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Job Description:

Be a part of momentum and innovation. Comprehensive Logistics Co., LLC is accelerating its agile diversification into new markets and expanding its current market base. You’re invited to join this company where your contributions fuel the momentum!

We are a lean company who relies on workforce talent, and in return gives you the opportunity to engage in the growing 3rd party logistics service provider market-space differentiated by our contract manufacturing process disciplines, such as integrated robotics, vision-based error-proofing and advanced IT applications in digital material flow management.

If you are energized by solving challenges, ranging from small operational details to big strategic challenges with industry changing implications, come join us.

At Comprehensive Logistics Co., LLC (CLI), individuals are valued for their dedication to perfecting processes and teamwork performance.

We are looking for a self motivated, energetic, MATERIALS TECHNICIAN with a track record of unparalleled professionalism, integrity, and loyalty to join our team. The Materials Technician is responsible for working directly with customers and suppliers on complex issues of material supply and record balance. In addition, the Materials Technician is responsible for investigating and resolving balance issues that cannot be resolved at the level of his/her direct reports.

The ideal candidate MUST be able to demonstrate the following:

  • Manage inventory using min-max methodology
  • Determine inbound windows to ensure a smooth flow of material
  • Maintain the layout for all material received and manage material flow using scanning technology to route and deliver material
  • Manage returnable containers to suppliers
  • Manage engineering change process to ensure breakpoints are achieved effectively
  • Participate and engage in continuous improvement activities
  • Manage overflow situations effectively
  • Communicate and interact with internal and external customer to resolve issues
  • Teambuilding skills
  • Involved in Multi-disciplinary Five Phase Problem Solving Teams that directly drives company’s Continuous Improvement Process and Policies
  • Responsible for On the Job Training and Keep proper documentation and records
  • Promote and maintain a safe working environment
  • Enforce company policies/ procedures and corresponding work instructions
  • Additional tasks or functions as assigned by the Plant Manager
  • Completes Weekly Layered Audits
  • Monitor supplier non-conformances and issue PRRs accordingly
  • Monitor inbound loads for timeliness
  • Monitor all gains and losses and react as necessary
  • Training of SSA/CMC Clerks, MinMax Supervisors, and Material Clerks
  • Update materials records to keep their integrity
  • Supervise inventories, oversee the up keeping of visuals for each part
  • Oversee EWO changes
  • Work directly with customer Materials Department to ensure timely delivery of parts
  • Notify appropriate personnel of changes needed
  • Monitor/oversee carrier claims
  • Oversee compliance of processes with established company policies and standards, such as property personnel practices, security, and record keeping procedure.


  • EDUCATION/EXPERIENCE:

  • 2+ years’ experience within a Materials role.
  • An Associate’s Degree highly preferred.
  • Experience within Automotive, Industrial, Manufacturing, and/or Supply Chain/Logistics Industries is highly preferred.


  • Comprehensive Logistics Co., LLC (CLI) is committed to creating a diverse environment and is proud to be an equal opportunity employer.

    Equal Opportunity Employer/Protected Veterans/Individuals with Disabilities

    The contractor will not discharge or in any other manner discriminate against employees or applicants because they have inquired about, discussed, or disclosed their own pay or the pay of another employee or applicant. However, employees who have access to the compensation information of other employees or applicants as a part of their essential job functions cannot disclose the pay of other employees or applicants to individuals who do not otherwise have access to compensation information, unless the disclosure is (a) in response to a formal complaint or charge, (b) in furtherance of an investigation, proceeding, hearing, or action, including an investigation conducted by the employer, or (c) consistent with the contractor's legal duty to furnish information. 41 CFR 60-1.35(c)