Materials Associate – 1st Shift – Rome, GA

Tyson Foods

Rome, GA

Job Details:

To feed a changing world, it takes an incredible team. From the cutting board to the board room, every Tyson Foods team member plays an important role in our success. That’s where you come in. We are hiring immediately for Materials Associate.

Setting the table for your success:

At Tyson Foods, our team members’ health and wellness is very important to us. We believe in helping our team members thrive inside and outside of the workplace. That’s why we’re committed to providing a holistic benefits package that provides support for you and your family.

We invest in our team members and their success by providing resources like BENEFITS ON DAY ONE OF EMPLOYMENT and FREE EDUCATION!

Benefits include medical/Rx, dental, and vision coverage; 7 paid holidays; 401(k) with employer match; stock purchase program; and product purchase program. We also offer CAREER GROWTH and much more!

SUMMARY: The Materials Associate is responsible for ensuring that adequate levels of supplies and meat are driven into the facility to ensure that the plant can run effectively. Multi-tasking prioritization effective and accurate completion of tasks are required.

Responsibilities include:

  • Daily Monitoring of Materials Requirements PO s- Submission

  • Updates Buyer Messages Management of Daily Deliveries Supplies

  • Reconciliation of materials receiving issues Generating Daily Delivery Schedule Outputs

  • Fulfilling the Claim Process for Supplies or Meats Filing Claims Ensuring Timely receipt and follow through of credit process Timely Disposition of QA Hold Products QA Hold Slow Moving Obsolete Submission

  • Follow through of Claims Effective Communication with Vendors Forecasts Overages

  • Shortages Work Cross-Functionally with Projects Invoice Management E-Buy Filing Use Partner Links for inventory management ie. Bemis PCA Upkeep of Product Spec Books

  • Any other duties as needed

In the absence of the Shipping Supervisor, the Associate Materials Manager will fill this position and perform all other duties such as (or up to):

  • Scheduling and performing forklift test for team members

  • Unloading new forklifts

  • Upkeep of the offsite warehouse

  • Tracking inventory and assisting with scanning of materials

  • Assisting with the loading/unloading of material as needed

  • Creating process orders

  • Accounting for over and shorts as they appear

  • Maintain the logbook for receiving

  • Workday functions and disciplinary actions for team members

  • Any other assigned duties as needed


Education: 2 Year Degree Preferred or equivalent experience in Materials or Logistics

Experience: Minimum 1 year in materials or logistics

Computer Skills: Working knowledge of SAP and Microsoft Office

Communication Skills: Ability to communicate with all levels of management good comprehension skills and the ability to work in a fast multi-tasking environment.

Must reside in the US to be considered, this role does not offer Sponsorship.

Relocation Assistance Eligible:


Work Shift:

1ST SHIFT (United States of America)

Hourly Applicants ONLY -You must complete the task after submitting your application to provide additional information to be considered for employment.

Tyson is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. All qualified applicants will be considered without regard to race, national origin, color, religion, age, genetics, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability or veteran status.

We provide our team members and their families with paid time off; 401(k) plans; affordable health, life, dental, vision and prescription drug benefits; and more.

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