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2nd Shift Materials Coordinator

With more than $1B in revenue, Tennant Company is a globally recognized leader in the cleaning equipment industry. For the past 150 years, we have been passionate about developing and manufacturing innovative and sustainable solutions for our customers. At Tennant Company, we are committed to stewardship and creating a cleaner, safer and healthier world. With manufacturing, operations and sales, service, and support functions across the globe, your journey at Tennant can take you places you never expected.


Provide coordination of information and administrative support, specifically related to the receiving and counting of material, to the Supply Chain group in the plant.


  • Accurately record incoming purchased material receipts of stocked and to-order components in a timely manner.  Reconcile the physical components against the supplier’s documentation (packing slip, fax, advanced ship notice, etc.)
  • Generate and distribute daily reports; must be able to understand data and check for reasonableness on an ongoing, daily basis.
  • Communicate to supervisors, team leads, and material planners when critical materials arrive.
  • Look up component status in SAP.
  • Coordinate with truck drivers, material planners, transportation and supplier’s transportation departments.
  • Coordinate returnable container pick-ups.
  • Handle material with fork truck and/or PIT.
  • Participate in preparing and conducting physical inventories and cycle counts.
  • Maintain 5S practices
  • Perform and be able to find, count, and report actual physical cycle counts.
  • May perform back-up or other related department functions
  • Could be rotating shift assignment.
  • Identify and support continuous improvement projects
  • Perform daily visual management of purchased materials and place orders with suppliers
  • Requires high school diploma or GED
  • Basic understanding of lean tools
  • Asks questions when instructions are not clear or more information is needed
  • Keeps others informed about developments in assigned work
  • Learns how to adapt communication style to work more effectively with others
  • Achieves the goals set for his/her work in a timely manner
  • Seeks to clarify and understand desired outcomes for his/her role
  • Actively seeks additional experience and knowledge in technical/ functional areas to gain expertise beyond current assignments
  • Seeks opportunities to work with and learn from others with a variety of backgrounds and perspectives
  • Actively participates in creation of own development plans


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Equal Opportunity Employer

Tennant Company is an equal opportunity employer. Employment decisions are made on the basis of individual skill, ability, reliability, productivity, and other factors important to performance. We do not discriminate on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, national origin, physical or mental disability, age, military service, pregnancy, sexual orientation, genetic information (including family medical history), marital status, gender identity or expression, parental status, political or any other non-merit based factors protected by state or federal law or local ordinance.

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